Central Park Zoo Admission Ticket with 4D Theater Access

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

1 – 2 Hours


All Buildings Are Wheelchair-Accessible. A limited number of free wheelchairs are available on a first come, first served basis. Ask any Admissions or Security staff for assistance.

Discover natural wonders in NYC! Central Park Zoo: Where urban meets nature. Plan your journey now!


East 64th Street, New York, NY, 10021

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(212) 439 6500

Getting There

Take the N, R, or W trains to the Fifth Avenue/59th Street station in Manhattan, and walk north four blocks to 64th Street. Or take the Lexington Avenue #6 train to the 68th Street/Hunter College station, walk west 3 blocks to Fifth Avenue, then take a left and walk four blocks south.


East 64th Street, New York, NY, 10021

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Escape the urban jungle and discover a world of wonder at the Central Park Zoo! Nestled within the iconic Central Park, this historic zoo offers an unforgettable experience for animal lovers of all ages.

Explore Diverse Habitats

Travel through beautifully reproduced environments and meet over 1,400 amazing animals from more than 130 species. From the fun penguins of the Polar Circle to the magnificent snow leopards of the Tropic Zone, come up close to incredible wildlife from all over the world.

Unforgettable Encounters

Observe the charming antics of sea lions during a feeding presentation. Colorful lorikeets glide over the trees at the Tisch Children’s Zoo, leaving you speechless. Many engaging activities, such as special speeches and interactive exhibitions, allow you to form deeper connections with the animals.

Learning Through Fun

The Central Park Zoo aims to inspire future generations of environmentalists. Engaging educational programs and interactive displays help visitors get a better knowledge of the wonderful world of animals and the need to maintain their habitats.

A Perfect Day Out

Combine your zoo visit with a stroll through the vibrant Central Park. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy on the lush green lawns, or grab a bite at one of the zoo’s concession stands. With its convenient location and proximity to other city attractions, the Central Park Zoo is the perfect addition to your New York City itinerary.

  • Central Park Zoo offers visitors the opportunity to explore varied habitats and exotic creatures.
  • Experience interactive exhibitions, animal encounters, and regular feedings.
  • Learn about conservation and wildlife preservation initiatives.
  • Enjoy a nature excursion in the midst of Manhattan.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Masks are not required and can be used based on personal preference. Guests and staff may continue to wear masks for a variety of reasons, so please be kind and considerate of others. Park policies are subject to change, and all guests must abide by the rules in effect on the date of visit.

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 1-1.5 hours.

The feed machines are open from 10am-2pm daily. There is a fee to purchase feed from the feed machines.