Brookfield Zoo is open to members starting on July 1 and open to the public starting on July 8.
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.
Reservation times will be available in 20-minute increments. All admission and parking tickets must be secured by both members and guests prior to arriving. Reservations for time-ticketing will be available soon at CZS.org.*
A number of enhanced operational protocols and procedures have been set in place, and it is highly recommended for guests to read through them at CZS.org/KnowBeforeYouGo prior to visiting Brookfield Zoo.
*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.