About Our Gift Shops

About Our Gift Shops

Our gift shops are operated by Wildlife Trading Company (WTC), which has a 35 year track record at zoos, aquariums, museums, botanical gardens and other leisure attractions in the United States. With a highly experienced retail staff, WTC is an innovator in store design, product development, operations and customer service. 

Our gift shops carry a great selection of environmental and animal themed merchandise, as well as unique gifts you can only find at Roger Williams Park Zoo. All of our concessions operate with “green” practices in mind and a portion of the profits come back to support Zoo education programs, preservation of animals and exhibit improvements! Gift shops are open daily from 10am - 4pm, October - March; and 10am - 5pm, April - September. Cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover Card are accepted.


Discover the Wild Gift Shop

Located in the historic Menagerie Building in the upper Zoo, our main gift shop is open year round.  We have a large assortment of plush animals in all sizes.  We offer a variety of books for adults and children. Here you will also find a large assortment of GREEN products, from apparel to an entire line of kid’s books and puzzles.  Discover The Wild also has a wide variety of gifts, from carvings made in Kenya to glass sculptures.  Candy, toys, apparel and headwear from adults to toddlers can also be found here. Stop by to see our all-new fun interior with roomier shopping.



Masai Marketplace (Open Seasonally)

This boutique-style gift shop is located in the “hut” at the center of Jambo Junction, and offers a variety of our top selling

Africa themed merchandise. An assortment of infant and youth apparel and headwear along with an adult selection can be found here. We also offer a variety of Africa themed plush in all sizes. We also offer an assortment of toys and candy for a quick and easy shopping experience.  Sunscreen, batteries and disposable cameras are always in stock. Don’t forget to stop by and see our “one of a kind” Monkey Tree!



Crossroads (Open Seasonally)

Located at the entrance to the Wetlands trail, Crossroads is open seasonally starting the middle of April thru Labor Day weekend (weather permitting).  At this kiosk, we offer a variety of amenities, from batteries and cameras to sunscreen.  We also offer a selection of our best-selling plush and toys.  A selection of youth and infant hats, and merchandise featuring the Roger Williams Zoo logo can also be found here.