Lincoln Park Zoo Has Reopened

The Lincoln Park Zoo has reopened to the general public. Reservations are required and available every hour from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with a suggested two-hour limit per visit. Face masks are required and social distancing measures are encouraged. All indoor habitats are closed. Admission is free. Visit



However, in order to limit capacity and support social distancing, free admission reservations are now required.

Click here to reserve your spot today! If you need to change or cancel your reservation, please use the links provided in your confirmation email.

Zoo members, simply enter the first three digits of your member ID to unlock access to members-only days and timeslots. Remember to bring your membership card when you visit. Not a member? Join today at



The zoo is following city and state guidelines to ensure the safety of our guests, staff, and animals. Throughout the zoo, facial coverings will be required for those over age 2 and medically able, and social distancing will be observed.

Please note upon reopening, grounds only will be open. Most buildings, including animal buildings, will remain closed until further notice.




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