Illinois Zoos

Illinois Zoos

Brookfield Zoo. Brookfield Il.

The Brookfield Zoo is a zoo located in the Chicago suburb of Brookfield, Illinois. The zoo covers an area of 216 acres (87 ha) and houses around 450 species of animals. As part of the Chicago Zoological Society there mission of the is to inspire conservation leadership by connecting people with wildlife.
Our vision is to be the preeminent zoological institution working with people to achieve a more harmonious and sustainable relationship with the natural world.

Zoo Hours
Brookfield Zoo is open every day of the year.

Indoor animal exhibits close one half hour before the zoo closes.

Zoo Admission
Simplify your visit by ordering tickets online in advance of your visit, and guarantee you’ll be able to see all the things you’d planned to.

General Zoo Admission
Adults $29.95
Seniors 65 and Over $24.95
Children (3 to 11) $20.95

Cars $14.00
Buses $20.00
A Cook County parking tax is included.

Contact the zoo by phone at (708) 485-0263.
Outside Chicago and the suburbs dial (800) 201-0784.

Visit there website here for full details.

Lincoln Park Zoo. Lincoln Park, Il.

Lincoln Park Zoo is a world of wildlife in the shadow of skyscrapers. Located within a verdant park just minutes north of Chicago, the zoo has been a natural, free oasis for generations of animal lovers, who visit the zoo to hear a lion’s roar echo off nearby apartment buildings, see gorillas climb trees as the Willis Tower looms in the distance, or forget where they are as they immerse themselves in tropical rainforests, dry-thorn forests or spacious savannas.

We invite you to visit the wildest spot in Chicago, where each year millions of guests marvel at wild wonders as they play and learn. Lincoln Park Zoo.

Lincoln Park Zoo is open 365 days a year.
The zoo is FREE every day.

Hours of operation:
10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (gates open 7a.m.–5 p.m.)
10 a.m.–5 p.m. (gates open 7 a.m.–6 p.m.)
Memorial Day–Labor Day (May 24–September 1)
Weekdays 10 a.m.–5 p.m. (gates open 7 a.m.–6 p.m.)
Weekends 10 a.m.–6:30 p.m. (gates open 7 a.m.–7 p.m.)
10 a.m.–5 p.m. (gates open 7 a.m.–6 p.m.)

Visit there website here for full details.