Location, Hours & Directions


Location, Hours & Directions

  • Conference Celebrations

    Zoo scientist Steve Ross, Ph.D., shares how Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed primatologists from around the globe for two recent conferences.

    See How We Lead the Way in Understanding Primates

  • 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

  • Unprecedented Partnership

    Lincoln Park Zoo and the national chimpanzee sanctuary, Chimp Haven, have teamed up to advance care for chimpanzees at both institutions and beyond.

    See the Zoo-Sanctuary Collaboration

  • Close Up on Care

    Lincoln Park Zoo's commitment to well-being extends from regular checkups for the Chilean flamingo flock to high-tech monitoring for chimpanzees and gorillas.

    Check Out the Latest Zoo Magazine

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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

Thursday, September 8
Enjoy a grownup version of the zoo after-hours with special animal viewings, cocktails and live music!

Join an outdoor yoga class at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.

Through September 5
Experience the richness of Chicago-area nature with the zoo's second annual garden art show.

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Recent News
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When the Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes started in 2004, we had big aspirations. Our work really began with the opening of Regenstein Center for African Apes, a state-of-the-art building made up of shiny new...

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Kagus are found only on New Caledonia, an isolated island chain in the South Pacific. Breeding pairs in this endangered bird species establish forest territories, announcing their turf with a variety of calls, including...

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Alexander Camelton is growing fast! He's almost a head taller than his aunt Indie when she's lying down :) #FromACurator

See the Original Birth Announcement


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What’s the most scenic alfresco dining spot in Chicago? We think it’s the Patio at Café Brauer, situated next to Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo with a spectacular view of the city skyline. Open for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch with...

Posts from the Curators
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This photo #FromACurator offers a look back at a nice catnap for the pride at the Kovler Lion House earlier this summer. Beyond offering world-class care for Sahar, Zalika and Kamali at the zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo protects their wild cousins a...

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Lincoln Park Zoo is saddened to report that on Wednesday, August 17, Animal Care staff made the difficult but humane decision to euthanize Molly, a geriatric, female Amur tiger who lived at the Kovler Lion House.

Molly showed increasing...

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