OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR & FREE

Location, Hours & Directions

OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR & FREE

Location, Hours & Directions

  • 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

    July 13, August 10, September 12 2019. Inspired by wildlife? Come paint beautiful animals with Pinot’s Palette artists and experts from Lincoln Park Zoo!

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    Then is Lincoln Park Zoo the zoo for you!

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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.

July 20
Join thousands of 20- and 30-somethings for Night at the Zoo! This adults-only event will let guests experience the zoo's amazing animals and gardens with beer or wine in hand. There will be food for purchase, DJ entertainment, games, giveaways, and more.

Recent News
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Humans exist within larger ecosystems—even in cities. We may alter the places we live, but...

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Going on a walk with a child is an excellent way to inspire appreciation for the natural world,...

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Caring for the natural world goes hand in hand with empathy, an emotional skill that begins...

Rhino Watch
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#RhinoWatch continues! Lincoln Park Zoo’s Eastern black rhino calf had access to his outdoor...

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Lincoln Park Zoo’s western lowland gorilla troop welcomed another new face June 12! Bana, 24,...

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Recently at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House, Dudley, a three-banded armadillo,...

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