- is one of the oldest public aquariums in the world. Shedd has a rich history. Its history spans decades, and it was created by people like you, who continue to drive World's aquarium into the 21st century.
Lincoln Park Zoo is one of the nation's oldest zoos and one of the last free zoos in the country. More than 1,000 animals make their home here. Rare and exotic species, as well as more familiar animals, are exhibited in environments that reflect their habitats in the wild.