Membership and Giving

Membership and Giving

Roger Williams Park Zoo has a 100+ year history as a favorite New England family destination, bringing excitement and discovery of the natural world to generations of visitors.  The Zoo is also home to local and international award-winning conservation programs and environmental education programs.  Your support is greatly needed to help Roger Williams Park Zoo grow and improve.  Your membership dollars, donations and other contributions provide the vital support needed to develop new exhibits, enhance our important education programs, and lend vital assistance to our conservation efforts to protect and save endangered species around the world and in our own backyard.

Share the wild at Roger Williams Park Zoo.

Join Now, Visit Free All Year

A membership to Roger Williams Park Zoo offers an unbeatable value in family fun! Membership is the convenient, affordable way to enjoy the Zoo and share the wild all year ‘round. Join now and enjoy free admission to the Zoo for an entire year, plus lots of other great perks! You can give a  membership as a gift, too!
Join or renew now

Become a Zoo Guardian

A premier membership level, Zoo Guardians are a vital support to the Zoo and receive special privileges and benefits.
View Zoo Guardian levels & benefits


Your donation today will help to build the Roger Williams Park Zoo of tomorrow. Your gift could help to permanently endow the Zoo’s education programs, expand our wildlife conservation and research programs and make the exciting new exhibits included in our master plan a reality.
Make a world of difference - Donate now

Become a Sponsor

Find out how sponsorship of a Roger Williams Park Zoo event, exhibit or program can help your company or organization reach a valuable audience with impactful experiential marketing. 
View our sponsorship opportunities


Our volunteer ranks are over 200 strong. Their enriching interactions with guests, along with their endless enthusiasm, dedication and support, are an integral part of the Zoo experience and are critical to the fulfillment the Zoo’s mission. 
Browse our volunteer opportunities


Roger Williams Park Zoo offers a wide variety of internship opportunities, from animal care, to education, marketing and public relations, and more.
See available internship opportunities

About Rhode Island Zoological Society

The non-profit organization that operates and maintains Roger Williams Park Zoo.
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