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Brookfield Zoo
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Brookfield Zoo

A $16.95 value - Included with your Go Chicago Card!

Located just a quick car ride from downtown Chicago, the Brookfield Zoo is actually Chicagoland’s largest zoo. It’s open year-round and features diverse animal exhibits, an animal-themed carousel, a 216-acre nature park, and more. Visitors especially enjoy the Motor Safari tram ride! It’s a great way to spend a day with the whole family outside of the hustle and bustle of the city.

Redemption Instructions

Enter the Zoo and go to Guest Relations window. Present your Go Chicago Card to any ticket taker.

The Go Chicago Card is accepted for gate admission until 5:00 pm. Once inside the park all guests are welcome to stay until closing.

Closings

Open 365 days a year.

Note

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

Phone: 708-688-8000

Website: www.czs.org

Review Snapshot® by PowerReviews Express
 4.3 out of 5 stars (based on 3 customer ratings)
Average Rating for Brookfield Zoo
0% of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
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Hooray for the Zoo
By Barry J Hall Verified Reviewer from wichita ks on
Pros:
The Animals, Really Nice Walk, Nice Staff, The Rays
Cons:
Bathrooms, A Little Pricey On Food,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Brookfield Zoo:

This is a very nice zoo, spacious yet easily walked. Pleasant and kind employees. The better dolphin show. A bit on pricey on the food cost, but not overall terrible. I would definitely come here again, I recommend going.

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[7 of 7 customers found this review helpful]

Neat Zoo
By Sunshine Verified Reviewer from Des Moines, Iowa on
Pros:
Trolley, Good food, Lots of Animals, fun, Large, NO LINE
Cons:
Expensive Food, Added Costs,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Brookfield Zoo:

The card made entrance easy to get into the zoo. The price of parking wasn't too terrible however everything else added costs to the day. The food, the trolley, sea ray exhibit, childrens area, and carousel. I think overall it was a really great zoo though. My boyfriend and I thoroughly enjoyed walking through the zoo and seeing all the animals. The trolley was fun to ride for a bit just to get a feel for the zoo and to learn a little bit more about the animals.

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[9 of 12 customers found this review helpful]

Great Family Fun!
By say from Atlanta, GA on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Brookfield Zoo:

This was a nice trip. It was my husband and my 2year old and my mom and sister. We had a great time the weather was great and it was so much to do and so many cool animals to see.I would say everyone needs to check it out

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Hours

Daily, 10:00 am–5:00 pm.

Driving Directions

Brookfield Zoo is located at First Ave. between Ogden Ave. and 31st St. in Brookfield, 14 miles west of Chicago. Take I-290 or I-55 to the First Ave. exits. Follow the signs to the zoo’s main entrance.

Public Transportation

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.

Address

8400 West 31st Street
Brookfield, IL 60513
  • Open year-round
  • Good for families
  • Parking available
  • Restaurant or snack bar
  • Restrooms
  • Disabled access
  • Reservations not required

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At a Glance

Address

8400 West 31st Street
Brookfield, IL 60513

Phone: 708-688-8000

Website: www.czs.org

Adult Gate PriceChild Gate Price
$16.95 $11.95