Lincoln Park Zoo Is Open
No reservations are needed.
Open Every Day
Gates open at 10 a.m.
Gates close at 3 p.m.
Buildings open at 10 a.m.
Buildings close at 3 p.m.
Farm-in-the-Zoo closes at 3 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo closes at 3:30 p.m. and reopens at 4:30 p.m. throughout ZooLights. Tickets are required for all guests on all dates, including free nights. Get tickets now.
Animal buildings are open but may close periodically for cleaning and/or maintenance.
Lionel Train Adventure is open.
AT&T Endangered Species Carousel is open.
Select restaurants and concessions are open 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m. daily.
Members get great perks like free or discounted parking, savings on souvenirs and events, and special member-only dates and programs.
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