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“Family Fun” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo
8400 W. 31st St., (First Ave. and 31st St.), Brookfield, IL 60513
708-688-8000
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: 216-acre zoo with over 400 species of animals.
Chicago, IL
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Family Fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

It is always fun to go to the zoo. Buy a family pass it is cheaper and you can go all year and park for free. There is a lot do do besides animal watching. People watching is fun also.

Visited August 2012
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Geneva, Illinois, United States
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162 reviews 162 reviews
65 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Really the zoo to go to in Chicago”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

More diverse and bigger than Lincoln Park. Great spots for the kids and easy stops along the way. Great family weekend activity. Friends and family both like this zoo.

Visited August 2012
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Woodridge, Illinois, USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Must See Attraction”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

I grew up not far from the Brookfield Zoo, so my parents took me often. My children have also grown up with trips to the zoo. There is so much to see and do that you can't do it all in one day. The dolphin show is wonderful and the Children's zoo allows the kids to pet and touch animals. Lots of shows and restaurants as well. For anyone touring the Chicago area, please do not miss visiting the Brookfield Zoo!

Visited August 2012
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Homer Glen, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great Looking Zoo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Always improving this Zoo.
Bear Habitat is a great new addition and my son always loves going in the Swamp.

Visited December 2012
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Hinsdale, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Best zoo in the western suburbs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

I have been going threre for over 50 yrs. Went there as a child and took my children there frequently. Now, as an adult without children still fun to go and see the animals. We were there over Christmas to see the beautiful lights at night time. The place is huge and clean with lots to see.

Visited December 2012
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