Lincoln Park Zoo

Type: Zoos



Map / Directions 10Best Says

An ape house, a birdhouse and a working model of a five-acre Midwestern farm are just a few examples of what makes this zoo special. Founded in 1868 and known as America's oldest free public zoo, the...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Apr - May: Daily 10am-5pm
  • Jun - Aug: Sun-Thu 10am-5pm; Fri-Sat 10am-6:30pm
  • Sept - Oct: Daily 10am-5pm
  • Nov - Mar: Daily 10am-4:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free;
    Parking
    Free - $30

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  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: The free zoo, open every day of the year, is in a picturesque setting with lush lawns and award-winning habitats.

  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The free zoo is set within the heart of Chicago and is open 365 days. Visitors can enjoy seeing the animals in award-winning habitats.

  • Things to Do with Kids: "Check the website for announcements on new arrivals. Everyone loves those newborns!"
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: The free zoo is set within the heart of Chicago and is open 365 days. Visitors can enjoy seeing the animals in award-winning habitats.

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