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Planning a Field Trip

Choose Philadelphia Zoo, the region's largest living classroom, as your field trip destination! Your students will enjoy an in-depth discovery of the 1,300 animals from around the world. Let us enhance your field trip with an interactive animal experience and be your partner for wildlife discovery, conservation, and environmental education.

Community Access Program Application

Does your school qualify for our Community Access Program? Click here to learn more about this program.

Due to overwhelming participation, our Community Access Program has reached capacity for the current school year. Dates for the 2017-2018 school year will become available for booking on June 1st, 2017. 

Paid School Group Registration

Begin your field trip booking process now.

Field Trip Rates

(Monday-Friday)

Peak Season Price
September 1 through October 31, 2016 $13 per person
March 1 through June 16, 2017 $13 per person
   
Off-Peak Season Price
November 1, 2016 through February 28, 2017
Advance Group Admission
$10 per person
 
Additional tickets purchased on day of visit $17 per person
Administrative fee for day of visit payments $25 per reservation
 
Additional tickets purchased on day of visit $17 per person
Administrative fee for day of visit payments $25 per reservation

Box Lunch Program

Arrangements for box lunches may be made one week in advance through our catering service.
Click here for more information.

Payment Policies

The Zoo accepts school district purchase orders, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and business checks. Cash is accepted in person only. No personal checks.