Every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday between January 1 and February 29, 2020, all guests will receive FREE ADMISSION to Brookfield Zoo. You do not need to buy admission tickets if you plan on attending those days. Please note this does not include zoo attractions.

General Admission

  • Adults: $24.95 ($23.95 online)
    Seniors 65 and Over: $19.95 ($18.95 online)
    Children 3 to 11: $17.95 ($16.95 online)

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Tickets must be used within a 12-month period.

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  • FREE entry for 2 adults
    and their children under 18
  • 1 FREE guest on every visit
  • FREE parking at main entrance
  • 8 attraction tickets
  • 6 guest tickets

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Backstage Adventures at Brookfield Zoo

Behind the Scenes Adventure!

Go behind-the-scenes when you register for Backstage Adventures at Brookfield Zoo.

Sign Up for Zoo Classes

Parents and young explorers can experience serious fun at one of our Family Play Classes!

Free Admission for Military Personnel

To show appreciation for the hard work and dedication of the men and women in the United States Armed Forces, the Chicago Zoological Society is offering free admission to Brookfield Zoo to all active, reservist, and retired members of the military. Qualified personnel who present a valid ID at one of the zoo's admission booths will be admitted free of charge.