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Friday, Sept. 24: Due to the potential of severe thunderstorms, Boston Lights is closed tonight. Ticket holders have been automatically refunded – please allow up to 3-5 business days for this to reflect in your account. Please contact us with any questions about your tickets, and thank you for your understanding. We hope to see you another night!

• Please review our current Health & Safety Updates (FPZ and SZ) before your visit.
• Non-Members: Online reservations are required for admission tickets.
• Members: Advance reservations for daytime admission are not required.


Virtual Animal Meet & Greet

Join us from the comfort of your own home or school to meet some of the amazing ambassador animals in our care, like owls, turtles, chinchillas and snakes! During this virtual encounter, our educational specialist will teach you about our charismatic creatures here at the zoo, get a close-up view, and ask any questions you may have.

CONTACT US to schedule a Virtual Meet & Greet


1:00 p.m., Flexible dates (preferably with two weeks' notice)

To keep our encounters exclusive and personal, we limit each booking to a maximum of 15 devices logged in. This experience is great for birthday parties, scouts, office meetings, special events and more. We hope to see you soon!


  • 30-minute encounters (meet two animals): $100
  • 45-minute encounters (meet three animals): $150
  • 60-minute encounters (meet four animals): $200

Please note, sloth is not an option for these virtual meet and greets. You can meet them in a Behind-the-Scenes Tour.