Tickets, Hours And Directions

Tickets, Hours and Directions

All tickets must be purchased online in advance. Time ticketing procedures are in place.​ 

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. If you are unable to attend your scheduled date/time slot, please reach out to for assistance. Thank you!

Buy A Membership  Group Admission


Open daily 9:00am - 4:00pm.

The Zoo is open on Providence School Holidays and Vacation Weeks. 

Special Features * Note some of these features may be temporarily closed until further notice
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 *Note some discounts have been temporarily suspended.
Reciprocal Zoo and Aquarium Members

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


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 - please read for 2021 updates

*NEW IN 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 school-based, Grab and Go Meal locations:

  • Alan Shawn Feinstein Elementary School at 1450 Broad St.
  • DelSesto Middle School at 152 Springfield St.
  • Nathan Bishop Middle School at 101 Sessions St.
  • Nathaniel Greene Middle School at 721 Chalkstone Ave.
  • Gilbert Stuart Middle School at 188 Princeton Ave.
  • Esek Hopkins Middle School at 480 Charles St.
  • Roger Williams Middle School at 278 Thurbers Ave.
  • Providence Career and Technical Academy/PCTA at 41 Fricker St.

For questions, please contact Christy Clausen at

Ticket numbers will be limited and may be used anytime throughout 2021. No tickets will be sold at the Zoo entrance. Thank you!

Winter Wonder Days - will return January & February 2022

Enjoy half-priced admission during the months of January and February. It may be cold and even snowy, but it is the perfect weather to see animals outside enjoying nature’s cooler temperatures. Discount will be automatically applied at checkout. Timed-tickets available online ONLY.