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OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR & FREE

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  • 150 Years of
    Lincoln Park Zoo

    Celebrate the zoo’s 150th anniversary! Join us for the opening day festivities of a special exhibition and explore an interactive timeline.

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  • NURTURING A LOVE FOR NATURE

    With dozens of Learning programs here at the zoo and around the city, we share knowledge with and inspire Chicagoans of all ages.

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  • Craft Brews at the Zoo

    Two days to go wild, craft beer lovers! Lincoln Park Zoo and Lou Dog Events is hosting the fourth annual Craft Brews beer festival at Lincoln Park Zoo! Savor a selection of 120-plus specialty beers from more than 40 local and regional breweries at this one-of-a-kind event.

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  • 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!

    Click to ADOPT

  • Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

    Lincoln Park Zoo collaborates for the care and conservation of chimpanzees and gorillas and more.

    Read our Spring 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

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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 24; Saturday, July 14; Thursday, August 23
Inspired by wildlife? Come paint beautiful animals with Pinot’s Palette artists and experts from Lincoln Park Zoo!

Select dates through September 30, 2018
Keep your life wild and free with Lincoln Park Zoo’s newly expanded Fitness at the Zoo program in 2018!

Friday, July 27
Get ready to stroll, sip and savor over 35 different varieties of wine at Lincoln Park Zoo's annual Summer Wine Fest.

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