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Franklin Park Zoo

Franklin Park Zoo

Franklin Park Zoo, founded in 1913, is the 72-acre site nestled in Boston’s historic Franklin Park, long considered the “crown jewel” of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace Park System. Highlights of Franklin Park Zoo’s collection include the African lions of the Kalahari Kingdom, Masai giraffe and Grevy’s zebra of the Giraffe Savannah, and western lowland gorillas of the Tropical Forest.

LOCATION

Franklin Park Zoo

1 Franklin Park Road, Boston, MA 02121

Accessibility Information

PUBLIC HOURS

Summer Hours
(April 1 - September 30)
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily (last entry at 4:00 p.m.)
6:00 - 10:30 p.m. daily, July 22 - Sept. 25: Boston Lights (last entry at 9:00 p.m.)

 

Winter Hours
(October 1- March 31)
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily (last entry at 3:00 p.m.)

Please note:

The Zoo is closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
The Zoo may close or close early for announced special events.

PUBLIC ADMISSION FEES

Adults: $22.95

Senior Admission (62+): $20.95

Child Admission (ages 2-12): $15.95

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