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Established in 1868, this 35-acre, beautifully landscaped zoo is one of America's last free-admission zoos. The Great Ape House has one of the best assemblages of gorillas and chimpanzees in the world.
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We stopped here on our last day visiting Chicago. It was cold and snowing, but we decided to go anyway. It was so worth it! So many interesting animals and the fact that it’s partially outside and partially inside is definitely a plus. We had...More
Visited the zoo on a cold, snowy Sunday in late February. Wasn’t expecting to see a lot of animals out but we were surprised to see more than our fair share. The indoor exhibits were great, specifically the aviary, the primate house, and small mammals....More
Just 10 min from Chicago down town . You can even see it all in one hour if in a hurry. Other ways spend more time here and the beautiful surroundings ( parks, walk along the lake , enjoy your afternoon here and relax ....More
I live in walking distance of Lincoln Park Zoo, and consider it one of America's teasures. And it is free! One of the most diverse places in Chicago, with families, nursery schools ans school classes from all over the city at the right time of...More
We love going to the Lincoln Park Zoo. We recently went to an event with their holiday lights, ice carvings,brewpubs and food. It is a great size zoo, that you can stay 1/2 hour or 4 hours at! Since it is free, you do not...More
I expected it to be a lot smaller since it's a free zoo. It's so big! Lions, monkeys, seals, birds, giraffes, and much more!
This zoo is amazing. I hope to go back one day. Don't forget to leave a donation if you choose to...More