Free Days at Brookfield Zoo.
Where: Brookfield Zoo, 3300 Golf Rd; Brookfield, 708-688-8000.
When: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays through February 29, 2020., all guests will receive FREE ADMISSION to Brookfield Zoo. You do not need to buy admission tickets if you plan on attending those days. This does not include zoo attractions.
Please Note: On Thursday, December 26 and Tuesday, December 31, zoo admission is free until 4:00 p.m. General admission tickets are required to enter after 4:00 p.m. for Holiday Magic and New Year’s Eve festivities.
For a limited time get discount tickets to Brookfield Zoo. Single-Day Admission to Holiday Magic for One Adult, Child or Senior at Brookfield Zoo (Up to 27% Off). As always read all the terms and conditions before purchasing.
Hours: Monday-Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Indoor animal exhibits close 30 minutes before general zoo closing, except for Tropic World, which closes 45 minutes before general zoo closing.
Admission: Adults: $21.95 ($20.95 online), Seniors 65 and over: $15.95 ($14.95 online) and Children 3 to 11: $15.95 ($14.95 online).
Save money on pre-purchased tickets
If you pre-purchase general admission tickets online you save $1. Build A Ticket includes: Admission plus 4 attractions and save up to $5.Tickets.
$14 including tax. Metra has a Zoo stop. The zoo is two blocks from the Metra Zoo stop (Hollywood).
If you want to really save money you can park at the Metra Parking lot behind the Village Hall for $1.50. However, you will have to walk 1.3 miles according to Google. You could bring your bike I suppose. All other street parking around the zoo is permit only.
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- You are permitted to bring in your own food, coolers, and wagons.
- You are permitted to dine in any restaurant that has available seating.
- You are not permitted to bring in any glass or alcohol.
- The busiest time is when school groups have their field trips from March through May just before spring break.