Rates, Hours And Directions

Rates, Hours and Directions

General Admission

Adults  $14.95
Children (ages 2 through 12):  $9.95
Seniors (ages 62+):  $12.95
Toddlers age one and younger, and Zoo members are admitted 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, or utility bill) 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 driver’s license or a utility bill with your name and address printed on it) must be shown at the ticket window. 

Hours

April – September

Open 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (last admission at 4:30 pm) 
Please note: The Zoo will close at 4:00 pm on June 2, 2017 with last admission at 3:30 pm. Last admission is at noon on June 24, 2017 to prepare for Zoobilee! (those entering before noon have until 2:00 pm to enjoy exhibits). The Zoo will open at 9:00 am and last admission ticket will be sold at 11:00 am on August 26, 2017 for Brew at the Zoo (those entering before 11:00 am have until 1:00 pm to explore exhibits).

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:

The Contact Yard in the ALEX AND ANI Farmyard: Open for the Season. 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. Please check back periodically for any updates.

Nature Swap in Hasbro's Our Big Backyard Winter Hours: October - March, Open 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Friday through Monday. (closed Tuesdays , Wednesdays and Thursdays)

The Wetlands Trail: Closed for the Woodlands Express train ride. Closed September through mid-November for the annual Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular setup and breakdown. Seasonal hours vary.