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Location, Hours & Directions

OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR & FREE

Location, Hours & Directions

  • Adults Night Out 2019

    Ever wonder what it would be like to explore Lincoln Park Zoo after the gates close? Here’s your chance! Leave the kids at home and head to the zoo for Adults Night Out. Guests will enjoy unique animal chats, educational entertainment, and cash bars throughout the zoo at this after-hours event.

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  • Welcome Rhino Calf

    Zoo babies take a lot of science, especially when they are critically endangered eastern black rhinoceroses. Follow the calf's journey every step of the way using #RhinoWatch on social media!

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  • Summer Wine Fest

    Friday, July 26. Get ready to sip and savor from a selection of more than 35 different wine varieties at Lincoln Park Zoo’s annual Summer Wine Fest Presented by JPMorgan Chase.

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  • The Pride of Chicago

    Our $135 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

  • Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

    How do animals tell you how they’re feeling? Through science! Different noninvasive techniques allow us to provide world-class animal care at the zoo and conserve endangered species across the world.

    Read the Spring 2019 Issue

  • Animal Art at Pinot's Palette

    August 10, September 12 and October 19, 2019. Inspired by wildlife? Come paint beautiful animals with Pinot’s Palette artists and experts from Lincoln Park Zoo!

    Learn More and Register

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    See why!

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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

Friday, August 23
Lincoln Park Zoo will proudly host the Chicago Philharmonic for the first time in this unique, classical music concert for all ages.

Friday, July 26
Get ready to sip and savor from a selection of more than 35 different wine varieties at Lincoln Park Zoo’s annual Summer Wine Fest Presented by JPMorgan Chase. Guests will enjoy a summer evening of wine tastings and music amid the zoo's lush gardens at this after-hours event.

Select dates through September 29
Keep your life wild and free with Lincoln Park Zoo’s Fitness at the Zoo program in 2019!

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