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OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR & FREE

Location, Hours & Directions

  • Marching for Science

    Lincoln Park Zoo is an official partner with the March for Science in Grant Park this Saturday, April 22.

    Read the Post from the President

  • Waddle On In

    Get cozy with the colony at Pritzker Penguin Cove during a Penguin Encounter.

    Learn More and Register Today

  • Sharing the Earth

    Learn how the zoo is orchestrating harmonious habitats for people and wildlife—from Chicago to the Serengeti—in the new issue of our redesigned magazine.

    Turn the Page

  • 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

  • Discover Wild Horizons

    Join our journey to support wildlife at an interactive, digital experience in the heart of the zoo.

    Broaden Your Horizons

  • 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, June 4
Register for the 5K, 10K or kids’ Safari Stampede at the wildest race in town!

Saturday, May 13
Dozens of food trucks, fun activities, DJ tunes and more are on the menu at this after-hours foodie fest.

Sunday, May 14
Treat mom to Mother’s Day brunch surrounded by Mother Nature at the zoo’s landmark Café Brauer!

Recent News
New Arrivals
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Kobe, a female polar bear, now resides at the Walter Family Arctic Tundra. The 17-year-old polar...

Posts from the President
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo has a rich history as a science-based organization. Science informs and...

Conservation & Science
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Scientists and animal care experts at Lincoln Park Zoo, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (...

Conservation & Science
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Shedd Aquarium, Chicago Zoological Society’s Brookfield...

Conservation Field Diaries
by Lincoln Park Zoo

The following is the latest in an ongoing series of blog posts about the...

Conservation & Science
by Lincoln Park Zoo

See how the zoo-led Urban Wildlife Information Network is creating wildlife-friendly cities in...

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