Discover the secrets hidden in the depths of outer space at Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, a Chicago landmark found on Northerly Island and the oldest planetarium in existence today. Enjoy an incredible space science experience that features hands-on exhibits and installations, three full-size theaters with immersive shows, outdoor sculpture garden and the Zeiss Planetarium projector, which accurately reproduces the movements of the nighttime sky.
For the perfect escape to Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, take advantage of our Chicago Escape Package that is available 7 days per week. This package for Adler Planetarium visitors includes:
Upscale hotel room
Complimentary Continental Breakfast
Rates from $149.00 per night
9:30AM - 4:00PM weekdays, 9:30AM - 4:30PM weekend, 6:30PM - 10:30PM Third Thursdays (21 Adler After Dark)
General Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors 65 and $9 for children. Additional exhibits and shows may cost extra.
Adler After Dark takes place every third Thursday from 6:30PM - 10:30PM (21 ); there is also a wide range of daily and nightly events - please check the calendar on the Adler Planetarium website for the most current information.
Experience numerous hands-on space science exhibits and installations
Gaze up in wonder at the Galaxy Wall, the largest and most complete image of the
Learn about space exploration and humankind's journey to the moon
Explore amazing shows in three immersive theatre programs
Go on a Deep Space Adventure aboard the observation deck of a starship