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Adler Planetarium

Chicago, USA
4.8 / 17
Space Theater and Museum, built at the expense of retired businessman Max Adler. The first visitors were taken to the planetarium in 1930. Thanks to the generous cash infusions of the former businessman, a fairly large number of navigation and astronomical mechanisms were purchased for the exposition. The Chicago Planetarium is the first planetarium in the United States.
Adler Planetarium
Adler Planetarium
Address:1300 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
Phone:+1 312-922-7827
Hours:monday: 09:00–16:00 tuesday: 09:00–16:00 wednesday: 09:00–16:00 thursday: 09:00–16:00 friday: 09:00–16:00 saturday: 09:00–16:00 sunday: 09:00–16:00

Ayat & Aairah’s Magical T

A learning place for kids, who wish to have some insight view regarding space. This place not only show you different space equipments, but also take.. Read more »

William Rosen

one of my favorite places to go. I haven't been inside in a long time and I'd love to when everything returns to normal. I have loved the online event.. Read more »

Christina Sigers

The shows are really cool and immersive. The planetarium is geared towards the bigger kids but there’s a cool play center for the toddlers to blow of.. Read more »

Garrett Shue

Visit the planetarium for free! Bank Of America customers get in for FREE! If you have a Bank of America card then on the first weekend of each mont.. Read more »

Liz Williams

I just want to know when do they plan to reopen

S Forrest

If you go to Chicago you MUST go here. It was awesome-sauce especially for someone who loves anything celestial. We were in the area for a friend's w.. Read more »

elliot velez

This is one of those museums that you will be doing a lot of reading. But overall its a wonderful museum with lots of stuff and great resources.

Jiwwy ʎʍʍıɾ

I love astronomy and this place taught me so many new things!

E Mendoza

Highly recommend the shows. Good views of the skyline.


Adler astronomers possess rich and diverse expertise in many areas of astronomy as well as other closely related science fields. Their studies include.. Read more »

Trev Jones

Really fun planetarium and I am glad it doesn't talk much about the Big Bang Theory. Great history lessons and fun to explore.

MDM Entertainment

We've worked at Adler Planetarium many times throughout the years and it's become one of our favorite spaces. Not only is the venue staff friendly and.. Read more »

Ken Davis

Being retired military, entrance to the Planetarium was inexpensive as the museum entrance fee is waived for up to five guests for Active Military and.. Read more »

Erik Olson

I have been going here since I was a kid, and I appreciate it more and more every visit. The staff is engaging and friendly, and eager to help underst.. Read more »


Great place to visit on a cold day! It is recommended to get tickets to at least couple of the shows if you are planing to spend the day there. They d.. Read more »

Jorge Jaramillo

The breathtaking view of the city of Chicago from the Adler Planetarium and the Astronomy Museum was the first planetarium in the western hemisphere. .. Read more »

Jennifer Moorman

Adler Planetarium is a great day visit for a snowy, cold day in Chicago. You can easily spend a whole day inside because there is a variety of shows a.. Read more »

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