Thursday, August 5: Franklin Park Zoo will close at 2:30 p.m. for a private event. Boston Lights will open at 8:00 p.m. Please plan your visit accordingly!

• 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.

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Welcome To Franklin Park Zoo
  • Boston Lights

    A Lantern Experience

     

    Franklin Park Zoo
    July 23 - October 11
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  • Oh, Baby!

    Visit our Tropical Forest tots, including pygmy hippo, gorilla,
    Baird's tapir, and De Brazza's monkey babies!

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    for wildlife.

     

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    our conservation work. Join Today!

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    the Line...

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  • Tackling the
    Illegal Turtle Trade

     

    Zoo New England joins national partnership to protect America's turtles.

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  • Protecting

    Ghosts of the
    Mountains

     

    Learn about our partnership with the Snow Leopard Trust
    to protect this flagship species from extinction.
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    in ZNE's One Health Clinical Elective

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Visit The Zoo

1 Franklin Park Rd. Boston, MA 02121
617-541-LION (5466)Get Directions

Zoo Updates
Please review our current Health & Safety Updates before your visit.
August 5: The Zoo will close at 2:30 p.m. for a private event. Boston Lights will open at 8:00 p.m. 
September 11: Delayed opening at 10:00 a.m.
Sept. 19: The Zoo is closed for a private event. Boston lights will open at 6:00 p.m.  
September 25: Delayed opening at 10:00 a.m.
Please plan your visit accordingly!

Animal Updates
• Hippo, tapir, and De Brazza’s families are on exhibit from 10 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. weekdays/10 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. weekends. The gorilla family has access to their exhibit space beginning at 10 a.m. Please note, these times are subject to change based upon animals' needs.
• Giant anteater and saddle-billed storks are off exhibit through August 7.
• Red river hogs are currently off exhibit while improvements are being made to their home. Thanks for your understanding!

 

Purchase Tickets

Adults: $22.95

Senior Admission (62+): $20.95

Child Admission (ages 2-12): $15.95

Children under 2: Free

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Become a Zoo Member

Members enjoy free admission and amazing benefits at two Zoos for one price! Membership benefits & levels

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Groups & Schools

Our Zoos are free to Massachusetts school groups, grades K-12, M-F during the regular school year! We also offer discounts for other groups of 10 or more.

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Purchase Tickets

Adults: $22.95

Senior Admission (62+): $20.95

Child Admission (ages 2-12): $15.95

Children under 2: Free

Tickets

Become a Zoo Member

Members enjoy free admission and amazing benefits at two Zoos for one price! Membership benefits & levels

Join the Zoo

Groups & Schools

Our Zoos are free to Massachusetts school groups, grades K-12, M-F during the regular school year! We also offer discounts for other groups of 10 or more.

More Information