Tickets, Hours And Directions

Tickets, Hours and Directions

HOURS: Open Thursday - Monday from 10 am - 4 pm. All tickets must be purchased online in advance. Time ticketing procedures are in place.​  **NOTE: The Zoo is open on Providence School Holidays and Vacation Weeks; Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 

DAILY ZOO ADMISSION
Adults ..... $17.95
Children (2-12) ..... $12.95
Seniors (62+) ..... $15.95
Toddlers one & younger ..... FREE
Zoo members ..... FREE

Buy Zoo Timed Ticket

What You Need To Know Before You Visit > Important details regarding our new protocols and safety procedures.

Visitors ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.  American Express, Discover, Visa and MasterCard are accepted at the ticket windows.  Parking is free.

Buy A Membership  Group Admission

Hours

Now open Thursday - Monday from 10:00am - 4:00pm.

Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Special Features * please note some of these features may be temporarily closed until further notice
Animal Keeper Talks

Please note this offering is temporarily unavailable until further notice. Find out more about all our animals daily at 11:30 am.  Each day focuses on a different animal in a different habitat and is listed on the Zoo's map board located inside the main admission's gate.

Nature Swap in Hasbro's Our Big Backyard

Please note this offering is temporarily unavailable until further notice. 

WILD Bunch Performances

Please note this offering is temporarily unavailable until further notice.Join us each summer for WILD Bunch performances happening from 11:30 am until 2:00 pm (weather-permitting) at the Bank RI Farmhouse Stage. Enjoy fun, interactive shows, live animals, and games!

The Contact Yard in the ALEX AND ANI Farmyard

Please note this offering is temporarily unavailable until further notice.Hours vary depending on weather and time of the year. Visitors can also feed the goats and sheep from just outside of the Farmyard along the fence. 

​Drip Drop Water Garden in Hasbro's Our Big Backyard

Closed until further notice.

Explore & Soar Rides

Hours vary depending on weather and time of the year. Located adjacent to Hasbro's Our Big Backyard, this area offers an exhilarating zip ride and train ride through the woodlands.

Special Discounts *please note all discounts have been temporarily suspended.
Reciprocal Zoo and Aquarium Members

Please note we are temporarily not honoring this AZA reciprocal discount until further notice.

Military

Please note this discount is temporarily unavailable until further notice. All active and retired military veterans who show a valid military ID plus another form of identification (e.g., driver's license) receive a 50% discount on regular daytime Zoo admission. The half-price admission discount can be applied for up to four people in a party of immediate family members (including spouse and children). The spouse of a deployed military person will also receive the discount by showing appropriate identification.

First Saturday of the month is free for residents of the City of Providence

*NEW IN 2020 - 2021 We’re sad to announce that due to protocols regarding COVID-19 the Zoo is forced to cancel free first Saturday of the month admissions for citizens of Providence. Instead residents of the City of Providence may visit select local community centers/organizations designated by the City to obtain complimentary Zoo tickets. For more info visit www.providenceri.gov/ or call the Providence Town Hall at 401-680-5000.

Ticket numbers will be limited and may be used anytime throughout 2020. No tickets will be sold at the Zoo entrance. Thank you!

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Please note this discount is temporarily unavailable until further notice. As a “thank you” to Providence residents whose tax money helps to support the Zoo, the first Saturday of every month is free (does not apply to residents of East or North Providence).  Proof of residency (e.g., utility bill with your name and address on it) must be shown at the ticket window along with a valid form of ID.

Winter Wonder Days - January & February

Enjoy half-priced admission during the months of January and February. This discount is only available when purchasing at the Admissions gate and is not available online.