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Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Go behind the scenes to see the Zoo from a new point of view! During your specialized tour, you'll meet some amazing animals and have your questions answered by experienced Zoo educators.

Franklin Park Zoo Tours

Sloth Box Did you know the sloth is the world's slowest mammal? Take a moment to slow down your own pace to meet this two-toed tree-dweller! Don't miss out on an up-close and personal look at this amazing species and learn from the keepers who work with these animals every day!
  • Ages 6 and up
  • Up to four guests per group

Giraffe Feeding

Need someone to look up to? Meet our Masai giraffes, the world's tallest land mammals, in their off-exhibit area and learn how we care for them.

  • Ages 6 and up
  • Up to five guests per group

Goat A Day on the Farm
Looking for a hands-on visit to the Zoo? Head over to Franklin Farm to learn more about horses, ponies, donkeys, sheep and goats as well as chickens and pigs. See how to groom a horse and meet the other animals up close.
  • Ages 3 and up
  • Up to five guests per group

Tour Details

  • $150 for 30-minute group tour
  • Tours are led by knowledgeable Zoo staff
  • Please note age restrictions on each tour
  • Tours operate during Zoo hours (subject to availability, two weeks advance request required)

Book a Tour!

Contact us at education@zoonewengland.com or by phone at 617-989-3742.
Please note: Two weeks advance request required. Tour dates fill quickly and may not be available.

Related:

PresidentscircleBecome a member of Zoo New England’s President’s Circle, and you’ll receive a number of exclusive benefits, including a private behind-the-scenes tour for up to six guests.
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Stone Zoo Tours

Sloth Box Did you know the sloth is the world's slowest mammal? Take a moment to slow down your own pace to meet these two-toed tree-dwellers! Don't miss out on an up-close and personal look at this amazing species and learn from the keepers who work with them every day!
  • Ages 6 and up
  • Up to four guests per group
   
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Do bears make you growl with joy? Come to the Zoo to learn more about black bears and hear the personal stories of Smoky and Bubba. Create bear enrichment and discover for yourself just how clever these bears can be!

  • No age restriction
  • Up to five guests per group

 Tour Details

  • $150 for 30-minute group tour
  • Tours are led by knowledgeable Zoo staff
  • Please note age restrictions on each tour
  • Tours operate during Zoo hours (subject to availability, two weeks advance request required)

Book a Tour!

Contact us at education@zoonewengland.com or by phone at 617-989-3742.
Please note: Two weeks advance request required. Tour dates fill quickly and may not be available.

Related:

PresidentscircleBecome a member of Zoo New England’s President’s Circle, and you’ll receive a number of exclusive benefits, including a private behind-the-scenes tour for up to six guests.
Learn more