Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago

Discover hundreds of animals from around the globe, relax among beautiful gardens and take part in an exciting daily program or event at Lincoln Park Zoo. Named Chicago's top family destination, the Lincoln Park Zoo is an oasis in the city and is always free. Meet and learn about bears, penguins, lions, frogs, and many incredible animals at one of the most famous Chicago attractions.



  • April-May & Sept - Oct: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Memorial Day-Labor Day (May 24 - September 1)
  • Weekdays: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Weekends: 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
  • November-March: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


- Free


  • Groom With a View
  • Yoga at the Zoo
  • Zoovies: Best in Show
  • Lions, Tigers and Brews


  • Zoo Tours
  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Adult Adventure
  • Education Programs