Lodging Near Popular Chicago Attractions
Hoping to find hotels near Adler Planetarium? The Penthouse at Grand Plaza’s central location makes for an easier transition to relaxation after exploring the city all day.
Adler Planetarium is just a 15-minute drive from The Penthouse at Grand Plaza or steps from bus connections to several of Chicago’s top attractions.
Adler Planetarium was the first planetarium to be created in the Western Hemisphere and gained enormous support from the science community from there on out.
Generous donations were made in its continuance of expansion such as the 50th year anniversary in 1980 providing the facility with another 2.65 million and went towards the construction of new exhibitions and much more.
It is recommended you purchase your tickets in advance to take advantage of up to 53 percent off of the CityPASS (allows access to five of Chicago’s top attractions). It is also helpful for the visitors for coordinating the times of the shows and their schedule for the day.
Hours of operation are from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with extended hours on holidays. Go here for the full schedule.
General admission prices range from $8 to $12. Find packages and deals here. Children three and under are FREE.