• Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium Tours

Enjoy Chicago skyline views and see the stars

Visit the Adler Planetarium

Situated on the easternmost tip of Chicago's iconic museum campus, the Adler Planetarium is one of the United States' leading museums and research centers in the fields of astronomy and astrophysics. From here you can also enjoy the best views of Chicago's iconic skyline along the shores of Lake Michigan. 

Home three full size theaters, interactive space exhibits, and fascinating scientific instruments and objects, the crowning jewel of the planetarium is the Doane Observatory. Thanks to its 500 pound telescope, visitors can get up close and personal with the moon, planets, stars, and other corners of our galaxy from trillions of miles away. Onsite experts and scientists are there to enhance the experience for all ages. 

Visitor Information

Opening Hours

Monday through Friday 
9:30am – 4:00pm

Public Transportation

The closest L station is Roosevelt (Red, Orange and Green lines)

Entrance Fee

Adults - $12
Children - $8