Shedd closes to prepare for exhibit opening

September 2, 2008 9:23:55 AM PDT
The Shedd Aquarium is closed until Friday in preparation for the grand opening of the Wild Reef Exhibit.

Admission to the Shedd's original galleries will be free from September 5th through the 9th. Visitors will get a discount to see the debut of the Wild Reef Exhibit.

The Oceanarium wing of the aquarium remains closed for the next nine months for renovation.