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Updated safety measures & protocols

Your safety, the safety of our team members, and the safety of the animals are our number-one priority. RWPZoo members no longer need to reserve timed ticketsTimed-entry ticket requirements remain in effect for non-members. To learn more about our safety protocols, mask requirements and exhibit closures, please click below. NOTE: For the safety of our free-roaming animals, ALL GUESTS are required to wear a mask when entering the Zoo’s Faces of the Rainforest exhibit.

Brew at the Zoo
Saturday, August 27th | Tickets on-sale now

Tap into your wild side and sample more than 170 beers from 80+ brewers. Enjoy live musical entertainment by Niteflies and Farm Dog band, animal encounters and more at Rhode Island's largest outdoor beer festival starting at 5:00 pm (4:00 VIP entry). This event sells out quickly every year - reserve your tickets today! 

NEW! Aldabra Tortoise Encounters
Select dates through September 2022

Join us in shell-abrating one of the longest-lived species on Earth. As part of this special experience, you will join a zookeeper in the tortoise habitat where you will meet our Aldabra tortoises! You might even be able to feed these ancient giants or provide some of their daily enrichment during your time together! (Did we mention they love shell and neck scratches?) You are tort-aly going to love it!