Group Admission

Group Admission

Please Note: Group Admission is temporarily unavailable. However, we have all NEW ways for you to enjoy the Zoo this summer 2020!

New for Summer 2020
Get wildly connected at the Roger Williams Park Zoo with these fun animal encounters and experiences!
Schedule a Virtual Experience

When else can you have an armadillo in your living room? Surprise someone (or yourself!) with a one-of-a-kind virtual encounter. Groups can gather ‘round the screen for a wild adventure. What better way to celebrate a birthday, liven a school day, or add a little wonder to someone’s day?

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Book a Virtual Zoomobile

Let us bring the zoo to you! Zoomobiles include interaction with a Zoo educator and live “animal interviews” with our ambassador animals and are designed to support your distance learning efforts. 

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General Admission

Group admission discounts are currently unavailable, but everyone can still visit by purchasing General Admission tickets! To order, please choose a specific visit date and time, and then order the exact number of adult and child tickets for your party.  You’ll receive an email receipt, e-confirmation, and e-receipts shortly after purchase.  We’re open rain-or-shine! 

Please Note: Group Admission is temporarily unavailable. Thank you for your patience as we work to keep you updated with more details soon.
Teacher Resources

Let our zoo act as your living classroom! Enhance the experience by using a field trip resource guide:

To request additional resources, please contact Andrea Stein (Manager of School Programs) at AStein@rwpzoo.org.

Visit Enhancements
  • Download a map before your visit
  • Order meals and treats for your students
  • Reserve a private lunch space for the group
    • Prices begin at $100 for a 90-minute reservation.  Email GSales@rwpzoo.org with your visit date and group size to learn more! 
  • Purchase ride experiences for the curious thrill-seekers
    • Please note: Many experiences are weather-dependent, and all experiences must be paid with a payment separate from your admission payment. 
  • Learn more about complimentary sensory-friendly accommodations
TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE Self-guided Group Visits | for groups who want to explore the Zoo exhibits on their own.

BEST FOR: Groups who plan to visit together on the same day. 

DISCOUNT QUALIFICATION: Must have at least 10 or more paying guests attending during general daytime zoo admission hours.

HOW DOES IT WORK: The Zoo opens daily at 10 AM, all year round and your group can visit during our normal hours of operation.  Once inside, you can freely explore the exhibits at your leisure.   

PRICING:

  • Adults:  $15.95
  • Children (ages 2 - 12):  $9.95
  • Seniors (ages 62+):  $13.95
  • Toddlers (age 1 and under):  Free
  • Chaperone policy?  Click here.
  • Are you a Providence school?  Click here for discount information. 
  • Visiting with a Special Needs Group?  Click here.

PAYMENT: All groups should plan to pay in full at time of visit with cash, check or credit card.  Purchase orders are not accepted.

Please Note: Group Admission is temporarily unavailable. Thank you for your patience as we work to keep you updated with more details soon.

For full information, please read Groups Policies & Procedures prior to booking your trip or check out the Zoo's general FAQs

2019 Meal Deals are also available and give your group both flexibility and access to a delicious meal. Choose the plan that works best for you.

TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE Schedule an Education Program | add an additional program to your Zoo visit.

Enhance your zoo visit with a private program focused on fun, learning and discovery - and perhaps even an up-close encounter with one of our education animals!  Our programs meet Rhode Island educational benchmarks, making them a valuable add-on to a school field trip, or for any group. 

To learn more, click HERE >

Additional questions about education programs can be directed to Andrea Stein at AStein@rwpzoo.org or call 401-785-3510 ext. 359.

TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE Advance Tickets | for groups whose attendees will be visiting the Zoo separately

BEST FOR: Those looking to purchase a bulk order of tickets for a group who will be visiting separately.  You’ll receive individual tickets that can be distributed to guests as gifts, employee incentives, or shared amongst any large group!

DISCOUNT QUALIFICATION: Must have at least 10 or more paying guests.

HOW DOES IT WORK: Your tickets are good for general daytime admission any day, and do not expire.

PRICING:

  • Adults:  $15.95
  • Children (ages 2 - 12):  $9.95
  • Seniors (ages 62+):  $13.95
  • Toddlers (age 1 and under): FreePAYMENT: All orders can be placed using a credit card, cash, or check.  The order must be paid in full. 

READY TO BUY?

  • Orders of 10-99 tickets are sold online >
    • To buy your tickets, simply add at least 10+ paid tickets to the online shopping cart, then advance to the next screen.  On the next screen, you will see that the group discount has automatically applied (no special code needed!).
    • The e-tickets will then be emailed to you shortly after purchase.   You can then distribute these e-tickets however you would like.
  • Looking to purchase 100+ tickets?  Simply complete this contract and send it to the Group Sales Department with your payment.  For fastest processing, electronic submission (emailed attachments or fax) are recommended.  Be sure to allow time for processing and shipping.