Location, Hours & Directions


Location, Hours & Directions

  • Early Closing Notice

    Lincoln Park Zoo will close at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 for Rachael Ray's Feedback in Chicago. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    See the Full Events Calendar

  • Announcing 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

  • Experience The Pride of Chicago

    As we launch The Pride of Chicago campaign, a $125 million effort to transform Lincoln Park Zoo, this special video shares everything that makes the zoo a place of pride.

    See What Makes the Zoo Great

  • Meet Alexander Camelton

    The name for our new camel calf is inspired by a Founding Father—and the hit Broadway musical.

    Meet the Camel Calf

  • Science Spotlight

    From black rhino hormones to pygmy hippo skin swabs, there’s never a dull day at the Davee Center for Endocrinology and Epidemiology.

    Meet Rachel Santymire, Ph.D.

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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

Saturday, June 25
The celebrity cook’s fest, hosted at the zoo, features live music and food creations curated by Ray herself.

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

Wednesdays–Fridays, Through September 2
Enjoy live performances, including music programmed by the Old Town School of Folk Music, every week at the Patio at Café Brauer.

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Recent News
Photo of the Week
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Our Photo of the Week offers another look at the zoo’s newest arrival, a Grevy’s zebra born last Saturday, June 18! The foal, seen here with mom Adia, represents a species that’s endangered in the wild.


Posts from the President
by Lincoln Park Zoo

While Bactrian camel calf Alexander Camelton and our Grevy’s zebra foal have received the bulk of the new-arrival attention, I’m happy to share that Lincoln...

Lincoln Park Zoo
by Lincoln Park Zoo

African lion Sahar clearly know how to rock. Same goes for this featured ADOPT.

New Arrivals
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo has a new star in stripes—just in time for Independence Day! A Grevy’s zebra baby was born at the Antelope & Zebra Area this past weekend.

Animal Care...

Conservation & Science
by Lincoln Park Zoo

This photo of a raccoon carrying its young was captured by the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute on one of its camera traps in a Chicago park. What will you spot while assisting the team with their colossal biodiversity survey at...

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by Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo is proud to participate in Make Music Chicago, a citywide initiative that brings free, musical performances to venues throughout Chicago today. This event is presented by...

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Lincoln Park Zoo will close at 5 p.m. tonight for Rachael Ray's Feedback! We apologize for any inconvenience.