The Philadelphia Zoo - Activities, Animals, & ExhibitsAs the first zoo in America, the 42-acre Victorian grounds of Philadelphia Zoo are home to over 1,300 animals, many of which are rare and endangered. When it opened in 1874, the zoo featured 813 animals, welcoming more than 228,000 visitors. Last year, over 1.2 million animal lovers passed through the gates to see the lions, cheetahs, giraffes, and hippos that roam the most popular family destination in Philly. Numerous exhibits, activities, and attractions await, so make your visit today!
Hours -In-Season (March 1st-October 31st) - 9:30am-5pm, daily;
Off-Season (November 1st-February 28th) - 9:30am-4pm, daily.
Price -Adult - $20; Children (ages 2-11) - $18; Kids (under 2) - FREE!; Members - FREE!
- Rock n Roar Concert Series
- Boo at the Zoo
- Zoo Noel
- PECO Primate Days
- Summer Ale Festival