ADLER PLANETARIUM PARKING
Millennium Garages offers convenient, worry-free online parking for the Adler Planetarium!
Discounted online rate is available at Grant Park South.
Rates include tax.
Discounted multi-day online rates are available at all Millennium Garages.
Rates include tax.
PARKING GARAGE RECOMMENDATION
For the most convenient parking for the Adler Planetarium, park at Grant Park South Garage. The Adler Planetarium is a beautiful 20-minute walk from the Grant Park South Garage.
Reduced rate pre-purchased parking is available online at all Millennium Garages.
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ABOUT THE ADLER PLANETARIUM
The Adler Planetarium, which opened in 1930, is America’s first planetarium and has become a recognized leader in science education.
Special exhibitions, immersive theater programs, and events such as lectures and viewing parties allow visitors to journey through the vast universe. The museum is home to three full-size theaters, including the Grainger Sky Theater, fashioned as a virtual observatory, the all-digital projection Definiti Space Theater for the 3D Universe Theater.
Exhibits include, but are not limited to:
- What is a Planet?: The definition of a planet has changed a lot in the last 500 years – find out what makes a planet today!
- Mission Moon: Learn about America’s first moon landing and experience an astronaut’s journey.
- Our Solar System: Touch a piece of Mars, place your hand on a Moon rock, and make your own mini crater as you learn about our solar system.
- The Universe – A Walk Through Space and Time: Follow the Universe from its inception and see how galaxies, stars, and planets were created as the Universe grew.
- Astronomy in Culture: Travel back in time to learn how Medieval European and Middle Eastern stargazers invented spectacular tools to understand and interact with the Universe.
- Planet Explorers: A family-friendly hands-on exhibit with three educational play areas to entertain kids ages 3 – 8.
Where: 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
When: 9:30 AM – 4 PM Daily