Two new exhibits are ready for you to explore—and nearly 40,000 animals are eager to reunite with you! Please note that reservations are required for Morrison Planetarium, and Curiosity Grove, Naturalist Center, and Discovery Tidepool will remain closed until further notice. For exhibit update details, please view the "Exhibit closures and reservations" section of the reopening FAQ.
Sink your teeth into Sharks, a new out-of-water exhibit created by Grande Experiences and discover the many roles that sharks play to contribute to a healthy ocean ecosystem. With life-size models, rare fossils, and an immersive cinematic projection gallery, experience these awe-inspiring creatures like you never have before.
Venom: Fangs, Stingers, and Spines
Encounter over a dozen venomous animals that bite, sting, and stun in Steinhart Aquarium's potent new exhibit.
One of the most advanced and biodiverse aquariums in the world, the aquarium is home to the world's deepest living indoor coral reef, a colony of African penguins, and nearly 40,000 live animals representing over 900 species—including some you won’t find in any other aquarium.
Kimball Natural History Museum
Explore majestic dioramas of African landscapes and animals and immerse yourself in exhibits that examine the evolution—and future—of life on Earth.
Trek through a lush, four-story rainforest, housed in a spectacular glass dome while free-flying tropical birds and butterflies soar above and enormous Amazonian fish swim below.