Bronx Zoo


The world-famous Bronx Zoo boasts more than 6,000 animals, from aardvarks to zebras, across 265 acres. General admission allows you access to many of the exhibits, but the Total Experience Ticket is recommended to see rides, attractions and special exhibits.

Visiting the Bronx Zoo

Some current exhibits include the 4-D Theater featuring Rio, Bug Carousel, Congo Gorilla Forest, JungleWorld, Children’s Zoo, Butterfly Garden, Madagascar and Tiger Mountain, all of which let you experience the wonder of wildlife in naturalistic settings and meet exotic, endangered animals from around the globe.

The Zoo Shuttle helps you see more of the campus, taking you from one end of the park to the other while the Wild Asia Monorail takes you on a ride past elephants, rhinos, wild horses and more.

Visiting the Bronx Zoo Map

Bronx Zoo Map

For a better image, print their actual map at:

Annual Events at the Bronx Zoo

Winter Wonderland at the Bronx Zoo

Every year, the Bronx Zoo hosts events like Boo at Zoon (around Halloween) and Winter Wonderland. There’s ice carving, monkeying around in our tropical ice play area and have a seat surrounded by icy polar bears on our giant Ice Throne – it’s a great photo op for families!
Winter Wonderland offers special winter-themed activities throughout the park including presents to the animals, horse-drawn carriage rides, and much more.

Bronx Zoo Ticket Options

  • Wednesdays: Pay-what-you-wish, all proceeds support their animal care work
  • Online Tickets: $30 adult, $20 child (prices are higher at the gate)
  • Combine with MTA Metro North Package to save
  • Bronx Zoo is not included with any NY Passes

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Bronx Zoo More Info

  • Address: 2300 Southern Blvd. Bronx, NY 10460
  • Website:
  • Friday, April 3 – Sunday, November 1, 2015
    Weekdays 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Weekends & Holidays 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
    Closed Martin Luther King Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
  • Public Transport: #2 train to Pelham Parkway. Also accessible by Bus and Metro North.
  • Nearby: Bronx Museum of Arts, Yankee Stadium

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