Ticket Options

CHOOSE YOUR SPACE ADVENTURE

Aside from some discounted tickets* that cannot be purchased in advance, all tickets must be bought online, in advance of your visit. All sales are final. Please choose sky shows carefully as changes after purchase cannot be accommodated. There is no timed entry; you may visit any time during our public open hours. However, there is no late seating for sky shows. Last admission to the museum is one hour before close.

Check out all of the things you should ‘know before you go’ right here.

 

STAR PASS PORTAL!

Star Pass Holders and existing Adler Members can use our Pass Portal to reserve tickets and sky shows for an upcoming visit throughout the year. The universe is in your hands!

All Access, All Year Round

Includes unlimited entry to the museum for one year with access to all exhibitions, experiences including our Doane Observatory, your choice of unlimited sky shows plus 10% off in our Cosmic Cafe and 15% off in our Space Shop on every visit.

*From now through April 8, 2024, buy or renew a Star Pass and receive a free solar eclipse viewer that can be used to view the Sun safely during the upcoming October 14, 2023, and April 8, 2024, solar eclipses. Limit of one viewer per order, while supplies last.

Individual: $65
Family*: $180

*2 adults and all household children up to age 17

Spend Less, Experience More

CityPASS® saves 48% on admission to 5 top Chicago attractions, including the Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium, Skydeck Chicago, the Architecture River Tour, and more! Visit the attractions at your own pace, in any order, over a 9-day period. One easy purchase and instant, paperless mobile ticket delivery.

Adult: $258 $134
Child (ages 3-11): $209 $104

All Exhibitions + Two Sky Shows*

Includes entry to the museum with access to all exhibitions and experiences PLUS your choice of two sky shows*.

Adult: $35
Child (ages 3-11): $24

*Does not include Pink Floyd Dark Side Of The Moon. Can be added on during checkout.

All Exhibitions + One Sky Show*

Includes entry to the museum with access to all exhibitions and experiences PLUS your choice of one sky show*.

Adult: $28
Child (ages 3-11): $17

*Does not include Pink Floyd Dark Side Of The Moon. Can be added on during checkout.

All Exhibitions

Includes entry to the museum with access to all exhibitions featuring the Adler’s world-class collections, PLUS our Community Design Labs, Space Visualization Lab and Doane Observatory experiences.

Adult: $19
Child (ages 3-11): $8

Choose Three Chicago Attractions

Create your own Chicago experience with Chicago C3® by CityPASS®! Save on admission to your choice of 3 top Chicago attractions, including the Adler Planetarium*, Shedd Aquarium, Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour, Skydeck Chicago, and more!  Visit the attractions at your own pace, in any order, over a 9-day period. One easy purchase and instant mobile ticket delivery saves time and money.

*This ticket does not include sky shows. Please choose the CityPASS ticket option instead which includes Museum Entry +2 sky shows (not including Pink Floyd)

Adult: $96
Child (ages 3-11): $72

HAVE YOUR MIND BLOWN!

Our award-winning sky shows are not to be missed. Imagine the Moon, search for a new ninth planet, take a fast-paced tour of the solar system, get to know the sky above Chicago, and fly through the stars at impossible speeds in one of our state-of-the-art theaters. See trailers for some of our most popular shows below or click here for previews of all of our sky shows!

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Niyah and the Multiverse

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Destination Solar System

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Skywatch Live

Discounts, Special Offers, and Free Days

The Adler Planetarium offers a variety of discounted tickets throughout the year. Check out our page dedicated to these special offers including Illinois Resident Discount Days, discounts for Chicago residents, and more.

 

*Advanced ticket purchases are not available for the following discounts: Museums for All, CityPASS®, C3®, Go City, Bank of America cardholders, and Corporate Members. Individuals looking to take advantage of these special offers should proceed to the box office for discount verification and admission processing.

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