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Review of Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo
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Ranked #18 of 671 things to do in Chicago
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Established in 1868, this 35-acre, beautifully landscaped zoo is one of America's last free-admission zoos. The Great Ape House has one of the best assemblages of gorillas and chimpanzees in the world.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 16 February 2012

The ape house is the best place. I could sit and watch the primates all day.

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Reviewed 15 February 2012

even though all the animals weren't out but it was still pretty cool to see all of the animals that were actually out.

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Reviewed 14 February 2012

this is the greatest draw for a quick day in the zoo with little kids or a great date. You can survey a large number of the animals quickly and get a good variety, the park is in a great location, and the ape house is fantastic. great as a regular monthly/weekly trip for the little ones as it is not too big to see a lot of animals without walking too much to tire out the little ones.

Thank amb333
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Reviewed 8 February 2012

Even in Feb. we found plenty to enjoy at the Zoo. Just know the displays are somewhat limited at that time of year. The crowds are smaller and the animals seemed very active. Also talk to the volunteers to find out when animals are being fed to get a better experience. Easy bus trip out to the zoo from the downtown core. Would probably have rated this 5/5 in the summer. Also be sure to check out the conservatory. Really beautiful, as well as warm in the cold winter months

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Reviewed 6 February 2012

Looked like a great free place to enjoy the good weather (unusual for Christmas), but most of the animals were inside that day.

Thank ChrisC6649
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