Tickets for Central Park Zoo

Have a wild time in the heart of New York City

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Overview
Opening hours
Sunday:  10:00 - 16:30
Monday:  10:00 - 16:30
Tuesday:  10:00 - 16:30
Wednesday:  10:00 - 16:30
Thursday:  10:00 - 16:30
Friday:  10:00 - 16:30
Saturday:  10:00 - 16:30
Highlights
  • Get up close with grizzly bears, and see an endangered and exotic predator – the snow leopard
  • Time your roaming for feeding times so you can see the penguins or sea lions snatching fish out of the air or water
  • The acrobatic skills of the sea lions as they dive and swim is absolutely mesmerizing!
Description

The Central Park Zoo may be small in size (6.5-acre) but it’s definitely not short of fun. At this intimate attraction, you can really get up close and personal with a variety of wildlife. There’s a reason why this zoo inspired the animated film Madagascar. Snow leopards, bears, sea lions... it's pretty wild here!

In Central Park, just off 5th Ave, this charming, compact zoo boasts three distinct environments.

There are four species of penguins (and some tufted puffins) who call the Polar Circle home. Just next door, the sea lions show off their aquatic acrobatic skills.

If you want to follow your cold with something a little warmer, hit Tropic Zone, where tree snakes, ruffed lemurs and dart frogs fill the canopy with life.

The Temperate Territory is full of charmers from Asia, like red pandas and snow monkeys!

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Ticket features
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
Entrance to the zoo
One entry into the 4-D Theater
Access to the animal feedings
Guided Tour
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are not possible for this ticket
  • Changes are not possible for this ticket
Venue
Address
Central Park Zoo
East 64th Street, 10021, New York
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Limited number of free wheelchairs are available on a first come, first served basis at the ticket window
Additional info

Getting There:

  • Metro: Lines F, Q or R to Lexington Av-63 St, lines N, R or W to 5 Av, line F to 57 St, lines 4 or 6 to 68 St
  • Bus: Lines M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M66, or Q32 to 5 Av/E 63 St
Insider tip

Central Park Zoo houses a breeding program for endangered species, including the dandy-looking tamarin monkeys and the adorable red pandas.

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Ratings & reviews
4.5
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Dec 29, 2019
Fantastic, short but sweet, kids had a fantastic time, in the heart of the world famous central park. Close to some movie landmarks and a play park suitable for tots to early teens,
Nov 6, 2019
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Oct 25, 2019
Small. Very little number of animals. Used to be much reacher Nice place for spending couple of hours

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
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