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Hours, Directions & Parking


Open daily from 9:30 am–5 pm.

Fall Hours: Open Wednesday through Monday from 9:30 am–5 pm beginning September 7, 2022 through October 31, 2022.

Winter Hours: Open Thursday through Sunday from 9:30 am–3:00 pm beginning November 1, 2022 through January 8, 2023. Zoo closed to the public from January 9, 2023 through February 1, 2023.

Winter Break Hours: Open daily from 9:30 am–3:00 pm from December 22, 2022 through January 1, 2023. Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.

Please note: The Zoo will be closed on Thursday, October 6 for Evening in the Gardens.



Philadelphia Zoo is located at the corner of 34th Street and Girard Avenue in Philadelphia’s historic Fairmount Park. The Zoo is just two miles from downtown Philadelphia and public transportation is available using SEPTA, which runs bus and trolley routes to the Zoo area. Public Transportation is available on SEPTA via Route #15 trolley and the nearby Route 38 bus and the Philadelphia PHLASH, a seasonal transit service that runs weekend service (Friday-Sunday) in the spring and fall; and daily service in the summer and holiday seasons.

3400 W. Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Cost: $17 (free for members – one car per membership)

Parking is available at the Zoo Garage at 35th & Girard Ave, Tiger Parking Lot, and Zoological Drive. Handicapped accessible spots and spaces for vans are available in Tiger Lot and the Parking Garage.