Please note: In preparation for our event, A Wild Affair:
• Stone Zoo's Bird Show will be closed from June 22-24.
• Stone Zoo will close at 1:00 p.m. on June 23. General admission tickets will be sold through 12:30 p.m.


Destination Dino

TDinodilphosauruswebake a prehistoric journey through time in Franklin Park Zoo’s all-new immersive experience, Destination Dino. You’ll come face-to-face with colossal creatures from the past, from the towering Tyrannosaurus Rex to the emu-like Citipati. Nestled within a winding, wooded pathway, these roaring, life-like animatronic dinosaurs will thrill visitors of all ages. Be sure to visit the Dino Dig, where budding paleontologists can flex their fossil-finding muscles. Join us on "Dino Fridays" from June 8 - August 31 for activities like fossil hunting and dino footprint crafts!

Open May 26 – September 3
Weekdays, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Weekends, 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Purchase Destination Dino Experience Tickets

Buy Destination Dino Experience tickets online and save 15% off gate prices!
Experience tickets include admission to Franklin Park Zoo as well as admission to Destination Dino!
Online price: Adult: $21.95 | Senior (65+): $19.95 | Child (ages 2-12): $16.95 | Under 2: Free

Members: Member price for Destination Dino is $4 per person. Tickets may be purchased at the Admissions booth.

More Dino-mite Offerings!

Educationgirlrock BoxEducation Programs

Discover more of the roar in our new dinosaur-themed educational opportunities:

• "Dine with the Dinos" Breakfasts
Overnight Program, "Dinosaurs After Dark"
Education Programs: "Dinosaur Discovery, " Grades K-6 and "Dinosaur Extinction & Conservation," Grades 7-12

Birthdaybow BoxDino-riffic Birthday Packages

Celebrate your next birthday in a colossal way with all-new "Dino-riffic" birthday packages!

View Birthday Package Options

Kidscamp BoxDestination Dino School Group Special

Admission for participants on school field trips is $2 per person. Reservations required.

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DinozoodoptZoodopt a Triceratops

Purchase a Special Edition Triceratops zoodopt plush, and you'll be supporting the care and feeding of the Zoos' animals. That's a dino-riffic deal!

Zoodopt Today!