Lincoln Park Zoo inspires communities to create environments where wildlife will thrive in our urbanizing world. The zoo is a leader in local and global conservation, animal care and welfare, learning, and science. A historic Chicago landmark founded in 1868, the not-for-profit Lincoln Park Zoo, is a privately-managed, member-supported organization and is free and open 365 days a year.

Get Inspired at Lincoln Park Zoo

Committed to Care - Lincoln Park Zoo’s animals receive the best in care, from exciting daily enrichment to check-ups from expert veterinarians. Immersive habitats encourage natural behaviors while educating visitors about life in the wild.

Discounts & Deals

Lincoln Park Zoo is free every day to all Chicago residents and visitors. Visit for exciting daily programs and Museum Week special offers:

  • 10% off food and beverage
  • 10% off Wild Things! shop

Special events

For exciting daily programs during Museum Week, visit »




10:00 AM to 5:00 PM


2400 N. Cannon Drive
Chicago, IL 60614View in Google Maps »

Location and parking details »
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