Become a member of Brookfield Zoo Chicago today! Every member receives:
•FREE admission for one year •FREE parking for one vehicle at the North Gate entrance •Member discounts on select attractions inside the Zoo •Publications including weekly member e-mails and Gateways, our quarterly member magazine •Restaurant discounts •Education program and special event discounts • And more!

Purchase or Renew an Unlimited, Plus, or Basic Membership Today

Explore Membership Levels Below & Tap the Arrows for More Options!


When you purchase or renew your membership online, you’ll receive a link to a temporary card and the tickets included with your membership. Be sure to PRINT your tickets at home as they will not be mailed with your membership card. Don't have a printer? You can show your temporary card on your mobile device.  (Sorry, print-at-home tickets are currently not available for gift membership purchases.)

While waiting for your membership cards to arrive in the mail, your temporary card will provide the same benefits as your membership card. Your membership card(s) will be mailed within 3-5 weeks of purchase.

Purchasing a gift membership?
You’ll receive a link to a temporary membership card to print at home or email to your gift recipient. The permanent membership card and any tickets included with the selected gift membership will be mailed within approximately two weeks, according to your selection during the purchase process.

Sustaining Unlimited Membership
Sustaining Unlimited members receive all the benefits of the Family Unlimited level PLUS one additional guest each visit (2 total), two additional guest admission tickets (10 total), and an invitation to a summer breakfast.

Tax Deductibility Information
The estimated non-deductible amount per year for tax purposes for a Sustaining Unlimited membership level purchase is $379.
Senior Basic, Individual Plus, Individual Unlimited, Family Basic, Family Plus, and Family Unlimited membership level purchases are not tax-deductibleThe estimated fair market value of goods and services included at these membership levels exceeds the purchase price.
Please consult your tax adviser for additional information regarding tax deductibility.
Fees and benefits are subject to change.
Memberships are nonrefundable and nontransferable

If you have any questions, please call the Zoo's Membership department at (708) 688-8341
or e-mail member.questions@brookfieldzoo.org.