Location, Hours & Directions


Location, Hours & Directions

  • ZooLights Presented By ComEd and PowerShares QQQ By Invesco

    Join us for the brilliance of this fun, free, family-oriented holiday celebration, featuring luminous displays and holiday-season activities throughout zoo grounds.

    Event Details

  • 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!

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  • 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

  • 2017 Holiday Shop

    Go wild with holiday décor from Lincoln Park Zoo!

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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, February 10
Join the zoo's Curator of Primates for a buffet breakfast, animal care talk, and tour inside Regenstein Center for African Apes!

Saturday, December 16
Join the zoo’s teen Conservation Ambassadors Board for a free, all-ages event promoting polar bear conservation through educational and enrichment-crafting activities!

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!

Recent News
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ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PowerShares QQQ by Invesco—the centerpiece of the zoo’s holiday...

Posts from the Curators
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As the zoo works toward final phases of The Pride of Chicago...

Posts from the President
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Posts from the Curators
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Western lowland gorillas Patty and Nayembi are growing up fast. The half-sisters, whose father...

Conservation & Science
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Our friends at Polar Bears International report: “It’s early November. It’s cold. It’s snowy....


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2001 North Clark Street • Chicago, IL 60614 • 312-742-2000

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Visiting the zoo? Please note: guest and member services are now located in the Kovler Lion House.