FAQs

Does the zoo close during the winter? Is it open on holidays?

How long does it take to see the zoo?

I am a tourist visiting from Manhattan. What’s the easiest way to get to the zoo?

Is there a day when admission is free?

Am I allowed to bring food into the zoo?

Can I rent a wheelchair or stroller?

Can I bring my own stroller? Are there any stroller restrictions?

Does the Zoo offer military discounts?

Do I get in free if I’m a member of another zoo?

What is the admission fee for students?

I am a NYC schoolteacher or camp counselor. What is the admissions fee for my students/campers?

Does the zoo have a lost and found?

Do I have to make reservations for programs?

Do I need to purchase special tickets for an event weekend?

Can I host a birthday party for my child at the zoo?

I’m a member of the media and would like to arrange a zoo visit or take some photographs. Who should I contact?

Will the zoo accept an animal I cannot care for?

Do you offer behind-the-scenes tours?