shopping

Shopping at Brookfield Zoo is more fun than ever! Brookfield Zoo has something for everyone and proceeds from merchandise sales help to feed and care for our animals. What a great way to show your support for Brookfield Zoo.

You can order merchandise from any of the zoo's shops, by calling the numbers listed below. Orders can be shipped to you. All shops accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover Card and are open during normal Zoo hours. You can also shop Brookfield Zoo merchandise online through our Zoo Shop. You can find each individual merchandise shop in our map as well. 

Bear Crossing

Located in Great Bear Wilderness
(map location F4)


Take a break from the wilderness in our one-of-kind gift shop with the aura of a rustic lodge. Browse through our selection of handmade Native American items, camping activities, pop culture favorites and traditional gifts for all ages. At Bear Crossing you can find dreamcatchers, jewelry, books, candles and more!

(708) 688-8519

Stuffed Animal Kingdom & North Gate Shop

Located next to the North Gate
(map location B9)


Which Brookfield Zoo Chicago animal do you love the most?
Find it here in the Zoo's largest selection of stuffed animals, from tiny treasures to life-sized! Choose from a collection of animals, from African wild dog, okapi, to traditional favorites, like tigers and giraffes. Animals come in all colors—from blue hippos to pink penguins, some even with swirlies and stripes. Be sure to step in and see the llamacorn!

(708) 688-8605

South Gate Market

Located near South Gate
(map location H9)


Venture around the world for unique handcrafted gifts including jewelry, scarves, and decorative items. Choose from a wide selection of animal masks, toys, crafts, and stuffed animals. Pamper yourself with a new purse, animal umbrella, sweatshirt, or a blanket. Be sure to peruse our large selection of books for guests of all ages.

(708) 688-8638

Mold-a-Rama

Located around the park near:
•Australia entrance
•The Swamp exit
•Tropic World entrance
•Great Bear Wilderness underwater viewing
•And more!


Did you know that the first Mold-a-Rama sold at Brookfield Zoo Chicago was way back in 1966? Collected by generations of guests, the now world-famous Mold-a-Rama colorful animals are created before your eyes at various locations throughout the park. $5.00 each.

Penny Press

Several locations and options:
•South Gate Market: Gorilla | Crocodile | Giraffe | Zebra
•Coast Gifts: Penguin | Eagle | Wolf 
•Seven Seas: Kangaroo | Dolphin | Frog | Lion
•Stuffed Animal Kingdom: Wombat | Zebra | Giraffe
•Reptiles & Birds Breezeway: Leopard | Peacock | Rhino
•Carousel: Lion | Elephant | Giraffe

Collect them all!

Photo Booths

Several locations around the park:
Coast Plaza (by Andean Condors): ‚Äč
Condor Photo Fun Strip
Carousel (north side): Zoofari Photo Fantasy
Lion Viewing Window: Lion Window Photo Fantasy
Reptiles & Birds Breezeway (outside): Sketch Master