Admissions and Hours
Summer Hours (April 1 - September 30)
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. weekends and major holidays
Winter Hours (October 1- March 31)
Last entry one half hour before closing.
Go on a Wild Adventure with Jeff Corwin at the Zoo!
Click here to learn about about the interactive audio tour.
Don’t miss “Kids’ Price Saturdays!”
Feel like a kid again when visiting the Zoos! From 10:00 a.m. - noon on the first Saturday of every month, all guests will be charged the children’s admission price ($11.00 at Franklin Park Zoo and $10.00 at Stone Zoo).
Admission is 1/2 price on the Friday after Thanksgiving (Nov. 23, 2012) between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Note: Discount cards and coupons may not be applied to reduced admission rates. The admission discount also does not apply to Stone Zoo's ZooLights in the evening.
The Zoo is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and for announced special events.
Zoo New England offers admission discounts for groups of 10 or more (non-members). For more information about Group Rates click here.
All active military personnel and their immediate family members can receive a 50% discount on general, daytime admission. To take advantage of this discount, be sure to present your government issued military ID for each individual.
Advance tickets are available only for orders of 50 or more tickets. Please call 617-989-2076 for more information or to place an order. Tickets are valid for a single visit during our regular hours of operation and are mailed to your specified address within 10 business days. Tickets must be used within one year of purchase and are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
Admission is free with a yearly membership. Click here to learn more about membership.
Parking is always free at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo.
April - Open only on weekendsSaturdays and Sundays: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
May, June, July and August - Open every day Monday-Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Weekends and Holidays: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
September - Open only on weekends Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00 am to 5:30 p.m.
October - Open only on weekends Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00 am to 3:30 p.m.
November through the end of March - Closed
Carousel: $2.00 Safari Jeep*: $2.00 Train: $2.00
3-Ride Combo for $5.00
All day pass: $10.00 (Unlimited rides all day)
Single strollers: $5.00
Double strollers: $7.00
*The Safari Jeep is a stationary children's ride.
Stroller Rental and Wheelchair Reservations
At Franklin Park Zoo, standard wheelchairs may be borrowed at the Admission booths on a first-come, first-serve basis. Borrowers are required to present a current photo ID. There is no charge for borrowing a manual wheelchair.
Power chairs are available from April through October (weather dependent) on a first-come, first-serve basis for a $20 rental fee. Borrowers are required to present a current photo ID.
Stroller rentals are not available between November and April.
PetsPets are not allowed on Zoo grounds in order to protect the health and safety of our animals and your pets. Service dogs trained to perform specific tasks are allowed. Please do not leave your pets in your parked vehicle while visiting the Zoo. For more information about Zoo Rules click here.
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