Adler Planetarium

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About us

The mission of the Adler Planetarium is to inspire exploration and understanding of our Universe. We value:

  • An engaging, user-friendly museum serving diverse audiences
  • Excitement and curiosity about space science and space exploration
  • Programs based on credible science and educational research
  • Well-managed collections
  • Adherence to results-oriented planning
  • A professional work environment and highly motivated, diverse staff
  • Long-term financial stability and the economic viability of our endeavors.


Contact information

Date Founded: MAY 12, 1930

Government ID number: 36-6210902


Phone: (312) 922-7827

1300 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, 60605, US

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