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Location, Hours & Directions

OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR & FREE

Location, Hours & Directions

  • Wine & Wildlife

    Great and Small, Our Vets Care for All. The zoo’s popular Wine & Wildlife after-hours series lets adults enjoy a glass of wine while learning about the zoo’s global conservation programs from animal care experts and research scientists.

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  • A.D.O.P.T. an animal today

    Animals Depend On People Too. When you ADOPT a Lincoln Park Zoo animal, you support expert animal care, and you can get a wildly unique gift for the animal lover in your life!

    Click to ADOPT

  • Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

    Plan your holiday zoo adventure, learn about wintertime care for animals, and more.

    Read our Winter Issue

  • The Pride of Chicago

    Our $125 million Pride of Chicago campaign includes a new Learning Center and Visitor Center as well as a transformation of the historic Kovler Lion House at the heart of the zoo.

    Learn About the Campaign

  • Greener Cities

    The zoo's Urban Wildlife Institute is pioneering a global network for healthier urban habitats one animal photo at a time.

    Get the Bigger Picture

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A Day at the Zoo

Meet our latest arrivals, from a Bactrian camel calf to three baby snow monkeys.

More than a dozen state-of-the-art habitats get guests nose to nose with nature.

Nearly 200 species serve as ambassadors for wildlife from around the world.

Make the most of the your visit with sing-along sessions and animal encounters.

Zoo Events

Sunday, March 4
Join the Zoological Manager Dan Boehm for a buffet breakfast and an inside peek at the complex management of multiple species at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.

Saturday & Sunday, February 16 & 17
Test your sleuthing skills in an interactive, live-action Clue-style game guided by professional actors and fueled by dinner and libations.

Tuesday, March 13
Sip wine at this evening presentation as Kathryn Gamble, D.V.M., the zoo's Dr. Lester E. Fisher Director of Veterinary Medicine, and her staff share the challenges and successes of caring for about 200 species at the zoo.

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