Explore

Chicago Zoological Society | Brookfield Zoo

Price — $17.95 – $24.95

Make extraordinary connections at Brookfield Zoo with friends and loved ones through up-close encounters with wildlife and nature.

To ensure safe social distancing, a reserved timed-ticketing system to limit guest capacity is being implemented.

In October and November, zoo admission is free on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The following month, free days will be on Mondays and Tuesdays through December 22. Online reservations are required with times available in 20-minute increments between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. All admission and parking tickets must be secured prior to arriving at the zoo, and a parking fee of $15 per vehicle still applies.

To reserve online tickets and parking, go to CZS.org/OnlineTicketing. For additional information about the zoo’s safety practices, visit CZS.org/KnowBeforeYouGo.

*No tickets will be sold on site. All tickets are nonrefundable and no rain checks will made.


Open every day of the year, set on 216 acres, and just 12 miles west of Chicago, Brookfield Zoo is easily accessible. Meet the Animal Ambassadors, experience a keeper chat, or see Dolphins in Action. Aside from its naturalistic and innovative multispecies exhibits, Brookfield Zoo is known for its international role in wildlife conservation. The Chicago Zoological Society is a private nonprofit organization, which operates Brookfield Zoo on land owned by the Forest Preserves of Cook County.

Chicago Zoological Society | Brookfield Zoo

  • Mon-Fri 10:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Saturday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Sunday 10:00AM – 5:00PM

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Facilities

  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Parking Available
  • Private Parties
  • Wheelchair Accessible
More in

Attractions

We have more things to offer.

Shopping

Shops along The Magnificent Mile include more than 450 retailers, including flagship experiences, major department stores, and international designers and boutiques.

Shops along the mile

Hotel

We welcome you to think of the hotels along The Magnificent Mile as your home away from home.

Plan your stay

Things to do

The Magnificent Mile is packed with things to do and see, including Chicago’s best attractions and more than 50 historic landmarks.

Attractions


Don’t miss out
ON Magnificent updates

Sign up for our magnificent updates. A round up of fun events, exclusive deals and happenings along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. Never miss a magnificent moment.