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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.
All reviews polar bear lincoln park big cats free admission christmas lights animal exhibits street parking few hours public transportation great exhibits walk around downtown chicago beautiful park lake michigan gorillas enclosures ape
If you happen to be in it then by all means look at the animals ... for such a big city this is not a great zoo. The enclosures range from ok to small the signage is almost non existent... it is free though
I've been to better and worse zoos. The atmosphere here is reasonable, the layout sucks. It is really confusing to get around. The animals seem to have really small enclosures. They do have some rare animals, staff/volunteers are rude. Children run wild here.
For a free admission zoo, wow, giving this park a five star. Even though the zoo itself may not have that many animals too see, it was a great experience to explore. Polar Bear was here, so it was fantastic that I have the chance...More
I couldn't believe that it was free but it certainly is. I only saw a couple of places where you could make a donation - i was expecting more. Anyway, I did make a donation, spent some money in the gift shop, and had some...More
Loved the Lincoln Park Zoo! What a treasure for Chicago residence and visitors, and it's FREE! We spent an afternoon walking around the park, and got to see all sorts of animals. I especially enjoyed the various species of apes and gorillas. It was quite...More
It's a beautiful zoo and it's still free to visit. Great exhibits and buildings are also very nice. Great place to come with your kids but it's a nice place for adults also. There is cafe for lunch but it's a bit pricey. Plant life,...More