Henson-Robinson Zoo

1100 E. Lake Shore Dr.
Springfield, IL 62712- Map It
Phone: (217) 585-1821

AAA Editor Notes

Henson-Robinson Zoo, 1100 E. Lake Shore Dr., has more than 90 species from five continents on 14 garden-style acres. Exhibits include rare and endangered species, birds, penguins, monkeys, otters, wallaroos, cougars, red wolves and a wolverine. The zoo also houses three species of endangered lemurs from Madagascar. The lemur exhibit is one of only a few collections in the country. Special events are offered.
$6.25; $4.75 (ages 62+); $4.50 (ages 3-12).
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat.-Sun. 10-6, Apr.-Oct.; daily 10-4, Nov.-Dec. and in Mar.; Sat.-Sun. 10-4, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.