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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.
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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
This park is free. yes its free. Now you might have to pay to park,but this is all free. Kept up very well,clean and peaceful environment. We love coming here when we go to Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinders,its right around the corner. The gorillas...More
The zoo is really nice for being free. Zoo lights was awesome, gorgeous displays all animal themed. It was really special bc the gorillas were all sleeping near windows so seeing then up close was amazing.
We had a couple of hours to kill before a show on a rainy spring afternoon, so we decided to have a walk through the Lincoln Park Zoo since it was free. For the price, this a great little zoo, although some of the exhibits...More