31st St. & First Ave.
Brookfield, IL 60513
Fax: (708) 485-2649
HOURS: Vary seasonally.
Admission: $12 Adult / $8 Children 3-11 & Seniors (65+);
Children 2 and under FREE; Members FREE. Parking: $8/Car, $10.75/Bus.
Situated on 216 beautifully landscaped acres, the park is home to bears, gorillas, giraffes, dolphins, tigers, and much more. The zoo also offers an authentic Carousel and a wide variety of shopping and dining options, including Safari Grill and La Gran Cocina. Brookfield Zoo is located just minutes west of downtown Chicago and is open every day of the year. Free days are Tuesday & Thursday in November and December, and Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday in January and February. Brookfield Zoo is owned by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County and managed by the Chicago Zoological Society whose mission is to inspire conservation leadership by connecting people with wildlife and nature.