Brookfield Zoo Free Days August 2013

Brookfield Zoo Free Days August 2013

The Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, IL is an awesome Chicago zoo and here’s a list of Brookfield Zoo free Days August 2013. Families looking for one last staycation before the start of the school year can head to Brookfield Zoo and receive FREE admission for children ages 11 and under on August 5, 6, and 7. (Admission for adults and parking fees still apply.)

For families who have not been able to visit the zoo’s seasonal attractions this summer, Free Kids’ Days are a perfect opportunity to see these exhibits before they close. Butterflies!, which features hundreds of North American winged wonders, will flutter away on September 2. The cownose rays at Stingray Bay will be heading south for the winter on September 29. Also, the prehistoric creatures at Dinosaurs Alive! will be going extinct at the end of October.

On Free Kids’ Days, Brookfield Zoo is open from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Admission for adults is $15 and $10.50 for seniors 65 and over. Parking is $10. For further information, visit

As more attractions and activities at Brookfield Zoo 2013 become available I’ll update this post so feel free to bookmark or pin it!

If you need tickets the you can purchase them from
or Brookfield website.

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Other Chicago free Museum Days

  1. Adler Planetarium Free Days 2013
  2. Bank of America Free Days _ Museums on us
  3. Museum Of Science & Industry Free Days 2013
  4. Shedd Aquarium Free Days 2013

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Dinosaur Days at Brookfield Zoo Chicago

Dinosaurs Alive!, presented by Dominick’s, is returning to Brookfield Zoo, and it’s bigger and better than before. Beginning Saturday, April 6, guests to the zoo will be able to travel back to a time when animals larger than life ruled the Earth. Dinosaurs Alive! is $5 for adults and $3 for children and seniors over 65 in addition to regular zoo general admission of $15 for adults and $10.50 for children and seniors over 65. Children 2 and under are free.


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About Brookfield Zoo

Since the opening of Brookfield Zoo in 1934, the Society has had an international reputation for taking a cutting-edge role in animal care and conservation of the natural world. Among its historical firsts are indoor multispecies exhibits, zoo nutrition residencies, methods for animal husbandry, and medical care that includes successful brain surgery for a gorilla.

Brookfield Zoo Hours

Daily: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please note: Indoor animal exhibits close one half hour before the zoo closes.

Brookfield Zoo Tickets

Zoo Admission
Adults: $15.00
Seniors 65 and Over: $10.50
Children 3 to 11: $10.50

Advanced Ticket Sales:
Tickets can be purchased at the North and South Gates. You can also purchase zoo admission tickets online and print your tickets at home for easy entry.

Where is Brookfield Zoo

3300 Golf Rd, Brookfield, IL 60513

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