Rates, Hours And Directions

Rates, Hours and Directions

Daily General Admission

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Adults.............................. $17.95
Children (ages 2-12)...... $12.95
Seniors (ages 62+)........ $15.95
Toddlers one & younger...... FREE
Zoo Members........................ FREE

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Please note: 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.


Special Discounts

Military: All active and retired military veterans who show a valid military ID plus another form of identification (e.g., driver's license, valid credit card) 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: 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 (such as a utility bill with your name and address printed on it) must be shown at the ticket window along with a valid form of ID.


April – September

Open 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (last admission at 4:30 pm)

October – March

Open 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (last admission at 3:30 pm) 
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Special Exceptions:

Animal Keeper Talks: 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 a board as guests walk through admissions, or check our Facebook page for daily updates!

WILD Bunch Performances: Closed for the season. Join us each summer for WILD Bunch performances happening daily 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: Open daily, 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. 

Nature Swap in Hasbro's Our Big Backyard Winter Hours: Open Thursday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. (Closed Sunday - Wednesday). CLOSED on Saturdays, December 22nd & 29th.

Drip Drop Water Garden in Hasbro's Our Big Backyard: Closed for the season, will reopen in April 2019.

The Wetlands Trail: Closed for the 2018 Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular. Relax, unwind, and enjoy nature on this beautiful ¼ mile walking path.