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Location, Hours & Directions

OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR & FREE

Location, Hours & Directions

  • Waddle On In

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

    Learn More and Register Today

  • Food Truck Social

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

    Learn More and Buy Tickets 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!

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