Private Pre-Schools (from programs not located in a grammar school), day care centers, and after-school groups do not qualify for free school field trips. Children and their adult supervisors must pay normal zoo admission upon entry. No advanced reservations are necessary.
General Zoo Admission
Seniors 65 and Over $11.95
Children (3 to 11) $11.95
Zoo admission is free on:
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from January 1 through February 28.
Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 1 through December 31. Free admission is good only during normal zoo hours. Zoo admission fees apply to Holiday Magic.
Car/Van parking: $10.00*
Bus parking: $15.00*
North Lot Free
South Lot $2.00
*Cook County parking tax is included.
Daycare, Private Pre-School, After School, Scouts, Park District, Montessori, Camp, Church Groups, and other Groups