Looking for places to visit in Chicago with the family? At Brookfield Zoo, you'll travel through replicated habitats seeing rare species and exotic creatures from all over the world.

Visit Brookfield Zoo with your Go Chicago pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass
  • Meet over 2,000 animals, from aardvarks to grizzly bears
  • Watch daily shows, live feedings, and demonstrations
  • Feel the National Park-style experience
  • Your pass gives you access to many more attractions in Chicago 

Meet over 2,000 animals, from zebras to dolphins, and everything in between. In the Great Bear Wilderness, you'll explore a National Park-style environment and come face-to-face with polar bears, bison, and grizzly bears. In the Seven Seas exhibit, you can catch a dolphin show, and in The Swamp, you'll see terrifying man-eaters.

Hours of Operation

Daily: 9:30AM - 6PM

Closings & Holidays

Open 365 days a year.

Know before you go

Getting In: Simply show your Go Chicago pass to gain admission. Enter the Zoo and go to the Guest Relations window. 

Please Note: Brookfield Zoo is owned by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County and managed by the Chicago Zoological Society.

Getting there

Brookfield Zoo

US, IL, Chicago, 60513, 8400 West 31st Street Brookfield,


8400 West 31st Street Brookfield,
Chicago, IL 60513
United States

Closest Subway Stop

Take Metra: Exit at the Zoo Stop (Hollywood Station) on the Burlington Northern line and walk four blocks northeast. By Bus: PACE bus routes 304 or route 331.