Bronx Zoo

Official Homepage: www.bronxzoo.com

Fee: $16

Sun. 10 AM–5:30 PM
Mon. 10 AM–5 PM
Tue. 10 AM–5 PM
Wed. 10 AM–5 PM
No-Fee Hours: 10 AM–5 PM
Thu. 10 AM–5 PM
Fri. 10 AM–5 PM
Sat. 10 AM–5:30 PM
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2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, New York 10460
(718) 220-5100

Check the Bronx Zoo website for additional hours, special pricing/discounts, and closure dates.

Nearby

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The little monkeys are some of the best entertainment at the Bronx Zoo.
The Bronx Zoo (website) is a Vivarium (Zoo) in New York.
Official description from Bronx Zoo:
During winter at the zoo, visit with snow leopards, polar bears, tigers, and other cold-weather creatures. Get a taste of the tropics inside Jungleworld, our giant indoor rainforest, or escape to the southern hemisphere inside Madagascar!
Dan's opinion:
One of the great escapes of NYC, this zoo feels as expansive as a walk around Central Park. However, one of its best assets - its copious amount of space - means that some animals can keep their distance from the fence.
Wikipedia excerpt:
The Bronx Zoo is located in the Bronx borough of New York City, within Bronx Park. It is the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States, comprising 265 acres (107 ha) of park lands and naturalistic habitats, through which the Bronx River flows. The Bronx Zoo is part of an integrated system of four zoos and one aquarium managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

Promotional images for exhibits from Bronx Zoo official site

Current Exhibitions

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Now Ongoing
Go nose-to-nose with gorillas in a 6.5-acre swath of the rainforest that will transport you to the heart of Africa.
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Apr 01, 2010 Ongoing
Experience the wonder of butterflies and other backyard bugs in a lush wild meadow and spacious greenhouse. Inside the conservatory, classical music creates a soothing backdrop as you amble among monarchs, julias, and other winged beauties.
Official Bronx Zoo Links
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Affiliations

Bronx Zoo is affiliated with: Central Park Zoo, New York Aquarium, Prospect Park Zoo, and Queens Zoo

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Membership

The Bronx Zoo is supported by a membership program. See their pricing and benefits.


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