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Sensory-Friendly Morning at Lincoln Park Zoo


Sunday, July 24, 2022    
8:00 am - 10:00 am


Lincoln Park Zoo
2400 N. Cannon Drive, Chicago, IL

Event Type

A free opportunity for guests with disabilities to enjoy the zoo in a comfortable and inclusive environment.

Lincoln Park Zoo is offering a Sensory-Friendly Morning on July 24 from 8 to 10 a.m.

Guests with disabilities can experience the zoo grounds and animal buildings in a comfortable and inclusive environment. Modifications include limited capacity and muted attractions.

This event is free but does require advanced registration. Sign up online to reserve your spot and get more details.

Sensory-Friendly Morning is a program for all people who benefit from visiting the zoo without crowds and other sensitive environmental elements.

You can see the zoo’s accessibility map and accessibility page to help plan your visit.

Wheelchairs are available at Searle Visitor Center for temporary use by guests. Availability is first-come, first-served. Guests must deposit a picture ID or refundable $20.

Guests may only enter at West Gate and East Gate, and they need to present their registration email to zoo ushers.

Paid parking is available at the zoo’s parking lot located at Fullerton Parkway and Cannon Drive (2400 N. Cannon Drive). The zoo is also accessible by train via the Armitage and Fullerton stations and by bus via the 22, 36, 151, and 156 routes.

All Lincoln Park Zoo events take place rain or shine.

For any questions, please email