Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket

November – March
Daily, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

March – November

Mon-Fri, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Weekends & Holidays, 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM


Allow a full day to comfortably explore the diverse exhibits and animal encounters.


Wheelchairs are available for rent, and most areas throughout the zoo are stroller-friendly. Restrooms are accessible throughout the grounds.

The Bronx Zoo in NYC offers opportunities to discover natural wonders. Amid the city, you can find exotic wildlife and embark on family-friendly activities.


2300, Southern Boulevard, New York, 10460

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(718) 220-5100

Getting There

Whenever possible, we recommend alternate modes of travel, such as car service or mass transit: BxM11, Metro North, 2 or 5 subway to West Farms Square/E Tremont or E180 Street or Pelham Parkway Station; local MTA Bus Routes.


2300, Southern Boulevard, New York, 10460

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About The Bronx Zoo

Spanning over 265 acres, this iconic institution offers a captivating journey through diverse ecosystems and a chance to encounter over 6,000 incredible animals.

A Tapestry of Habitats
  • Global Exploration: Immerse yourself in recreated habitats from around the world. Explore the African Savanna and witness majestic lions, giraffes, and zebras roaming freely. Journey to the Himalayan Highlands and come face-to-face with snow leopards and red pandas. The Bronx Zoo allows you to experience the wonders of the animal kingdom without leaving New York City.

  • Endangered Encounters: The Bronx Zoo is a champion for wildlife conservation. Learn about endangered species and the zoo’s ongoing efforts to protect them. Witness the grace of Amur leopards, the playful antics of orangutans, or the gentle giants of the gorilla family.

  • Up-Close Experiences: Certain exhibits, like the sea lion feeding demonstrations or the penguin pool, allow visitors to observe animal behavior up close. Educational programs and special events provide deeper insights into the lives of these fascinating creatures.

More Than Just Animals
  • Wild Walks and Treks: Embark on a thrilling adventure through recreated habitats like the Madagascar or Congo Gorilla Forest. These immersive experiences allow you to observe animals in settings that closely resemble their natural homes.

  • Family Fun: The Bronx Zoo offers a dedicated children’s zoo, the Tisch Children’s Zoo, featuring a petting area and interactive exhibits designed to spark a love for animals in young minds. Educational shows, feedings, and a carousel provide endless entertainment for the whole family.

  • A Legacy of Conservation: The Bronx Zoo is more than just a place to see animals; it’s a hub for wildlife conservation. Learn about the zoo’s vital research and conservation programs, and discover how you can contribute to protecting our planet’s precious biodiversity.

An Unforgettable Wildlife Adventure

The Bronx Zoo offers a unique and unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. Immerse yourself in the wonders of the animal kingdom, learn about conservation efforts, and create lasting memories. Whether you’re a lifelong animal lover or simply seeking a fun-filled family outing, the Bronx Zoo promises a wild adventure that will leave you inspired.

  • Wildlife Wonderland: Explore the Diverse Animal Kingdom at Bronx Zoo
  • Ecological Showcase: Unveiling Habitat Wonders from Around the Globe
  • Interactive Exhibits: Engage with Hands-On Learning Adventures for All Ages
  • Conservation Cornerstones: Discover the Vital Role of Wildlife Protection and Preservation
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Frequently Asked Questions

The Bronx Zoo has 3 “main gates” – Asia Gate (pedestrian entry at Boston Road & Bronx Park South); Bronx River Gate (Pedestrian and Vehicle – Exit 6 off Bronx River Parkway); and Southern Boulevard Gate (Pedestrian entry at S. Blvd and 185th St; Vehicle entry at S. Blvd & 183rd St)

You will be prompted to select an entry time window during the ticketing process. This designates when you can arrive at the park. Once you’re here, you are welcome to stay as long as you would like. Based on the available exhibits and amenities, we expect the average visit to be 2-2.5 hours.

Yes, picnic areas and tables for boxed lunches are provided at the Dancing Crane Café and throughout the park. Please abide by the posted rules in exhibits where food and drink are prohibited.