Brookfield Zoo

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6 expert recommendations


Fodor's Tick Choice

Spend the day among more than 2,000 animals at this gigantic zoo. Full review →

Be sure to watch the polar bears from the popular underwater viewing area.

Frommer's 33

In contrast to the more modest Lincoln Park Zoo, Brookfield is enormous, spreading out over 216 acres and housing thousands of animals -- camels, dolphins, giraffes, baboons, wolves, tigers... Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

The zoo's exhibit highlights include Seven Seas with its dolphin presentation, Tropic World's primates, The Fragile Kingdom's African desert and Asian rain forest habitat...and more. Full review →


Not For Tourists

216 acres of creepy critters make for a memorable day trip. Full review →


Time Out

Set on 216 acres, Brookfield is home to nearly 6,000 animals, including 3,000 invertebrates, representing 436 species. Full review →



This animal kingdom located about 15 miles west of Chicago has a wild array of wonderful creatures Full review →

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