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Includes entry to the museum with access to all exhibitions, the historic Atwood SpherePLUS your choice of UNLIMITED sky shows.

Adult $50 Child $39
Museum Entry +2


Includes entry to the museum with access to all exhibitions, the historic Atwood SpherePLUS your choice of TWO sky shows.

Adult $35 Child $24
Museum Entry +1


Includes entry to the museum with access to all exhibitions PLUS your choice of ONE sky show.

Adult $28 Child $17
Museum Entry


Includes entry to the museum with access to all exhibitions featuring the Adler’s world-class collections.*

*Does not include access to individually-ticketed sky shows or experiences.

Adult $19 Child $8
Chicago CityPASS

Save 50% or more off Adler Museum Entry + 2 admission and premium admission to 4 more top Chicago attractions: Shedd Aquarium, Skydeck Chicago, Field Museum, Museum of Science and Industry OR 360 CHICAGO. Valid 9-days from the first day of use. LEARN MORE!

Adult $108 Child $89
Membership: Family & Friends

All general benefits for 2 adults + 2 adult guests + 6 childrenPLUS:

  • $25 off Adler summer camp registration (per child)
1 Year $240 2 Year $395
Membership: Family

All general benefits for 2 adults + 4 children.

1 Year $165 2 Year $280
Membership: Dual

All general benefits for 2 adults.

1 Year $110 2 Year $185
Membership: Individual

All general benefits for 1 adult.

1 Year $60 2 Year $105


1300 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60605

Public Transportation

Take the CTA to Roosevelt or the Metra to Museum Campus

By Bus

#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express/Museum Campus
#130 Museum Campus (mid-May through Labor Day)

By Train

Roosevelt CTA stop servicing Red, Orange and Green lines. Offers connections to #146 bus located at State and Roosevelt Road.

For routes, schedules and fares please visit the CTA website or call 312.836.7000.

Coming to the Adler on the Metra? Visit the Metra website or call 312.322.6900 for schedule information, fares and other related travel information.

For regional travel information, please visit the RTA Trip Planner or call 312.836.7000.

Parking & Accessibility

All Museum Campus parking lots are owned by the Chicago Parks District and managed by Standard Parking. The Adler does not have control over pricing. Rates can vary due to activities such as football games, concerts, and other special events. Check the Soldier Field and Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island schedules for upcoming events.

Adler Parking Lot

Located next to the Adler Planetarium
Day rate Cars: $25, Oversized: $50*
Night Rate (in after 4:00 pm) Cars: $15, Oversized: $31*
Early bird (in before 9:30 am) Cars: $12, Oversized: $26*

Soldier Field North Garage

Located on the east side of Soldier Field
$25 4 hours or less*
$30 4 to 12 hours*
$50 12 to 24 hours*

Street Parking on Solidarity Drive

Available along Solidarity Drive
Rates vary and are subject to closure by the City of Chicago

*All parking rates are subject to change without notice. For the most current parking information, visit the Soldier Field Parking website.

Accessible Parking

There are several reserved accessible parking spaces in the Adler Planetarium lot close to the accessible entrance.

Accessible Entrance

The Adler Planetarium’s wheelchair accessible entrance is located at the South Box Office.

Divvy Bike Sharing

With a station located just outside the Adler’s front doors, Divvy bike share is a great way to get to/from the museum—and 580+ other locations across Chicagoland. Use code ADLERIDE to get $2 off a Divvy 24-Hour Pass (regularly $9.95), which gives you access to thousands of bikes for a 24-hour period. Apply the discount code at any Divvy station kiosk or via the Transit app on iPhone or Android devices. Note that trips longer than 30 minutes incur usage fees. Visit for pricing, station locations, and suggested itineraries.

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Plan Your Trip

You love learning about people through programs, shows and exhibits. You want to know more about the people behind the discoveries—their feelings, motivations and experiences. The Adler has the itinerary for you.

When You Arrive

Galileo's Café

For a nice, relaxing lunch and the best view of the Chicago skyline there’s nowhere better than Galileo’s Café. Galileo’s Café provides a variety of freshly prepared options, including an array of soups, sandwiches, salads, flatbreads, beverages and desserts.

Adler Store

The Adler Store offers something for everyone! You’ll find educational toys and games, space books and videos, Adler gear, and much more in-store and online. Proceeds from your purchase support scientific research and STEM education throughout the Midwest.

In The Area

Shedd Aquarium

Field Museum

The Art Institute of Chicago

Soldier Field