Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium Chicago
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Adler Planetarium is located on Lake Shore Drive by Lake Michigan. It was voted as the ‘Bbest view of Chicago’s Skyline’. The planetarium exhibits the famous spacecraft Gemini 12, which was flown by astronauts Jim Lovell and Buzz Aldrin.

The Adler Planetarium features exhibits and shows for entertainment. Exhibits features temporary and permanent collection.

Permanent Exhibits at Adler Planetarium includes:

  • Bringing the Heavens to Earth
  • CyberSpace
  • From The Night Sky To The Big Bang
  • Our Solar System
  • Shoot for the Moon Exhibition
  • Space Visualization Laboratory
  • Universe In Your Hands

Shows at Adler Planetarium includes:

  • 3-D Vision: Imaging the Universe
  • One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure
  • IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System
  • 3D Universe: A Symphony
  • Cosmic Collisions
  • Night Sky Live

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Cost without the Go Chicago Card:
Adult $24.00, Child $20.00

Operations Hours of Adler Planetarium:

  • Daily, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Driving Direction to Adler Planetarium from Chicago Downtown:

  • Take Lake Shore Drive – US 41 south and exit on 18th Street.
  • Turn left on Museum Campus Drive on 18th Street
  • Drive ahead around Soldier Field
  • Look for the visitor parking garage sign.
  • The Adler Planetarium is located northeast of the visitor parking garage.

Public Transportation:
You can take Bus # 146 straight to the Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium
Address: 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
312-922-STAR (312-922-7827)



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