Location, Hours & Directions


Location, Hours & Directions

  • Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

    Take a shine to zoo holiday events and gifts, tap into snow monkey science, and and learn about a global gathering that’s saving wildlife worldwide.

    Read the Winter 2018 Issue

  • Help Keep the Zoo Free

    80% of our funding comes from people like you. Please consider donating today and help keep the zoo open 365 days a year.

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  • So Much To Care For

    Learn more about Lincoln Park Zoo’s comprehensive animal care program.

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  • 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

  • Breakfast with the Animals: Small Mammals & Reptiles

    What kind of support does a sloth mom need after having a baby?  Raising a zoo baby means a lot of hard work for the animal parents, as well as for zookeepers and veterinarians.  Join us to learn about these animals from the Animal Care staff that care for them with exclusive access to Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House before anyone else at this one-of-a-kind breakfast.

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  • ADOPT an African Painted Dog

    When you support Lincoln Park Zoo’s ADOPT program, you support great care, food, and fun for your favorite species. Make a new year’s resolution this January to help one of Africa’s most endangered predator species: the picturesque African painted dog!

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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-Saturday, February 15-16
Put on your Gatsby-inspired suit or flapper dress for a 1920s-themed party where the audience participates in a live-action, Clue-style game!

Sunday, February 3
Experience a mat-based Pilates class with a private-viewing experience of the primates in the Regenstein Center for African Apes. This all-levels class will include strength and stretching exercises.

Did you attend the festivities this year? We want to hear from you. Take a quick survey about your experience for a chance to win a behind-the-scenes tour at a zoo animal house!

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