Kids & Families

Roger Williams Park Zoo is the ultimate living classroom and an award-winning center for environmental education. Discover exciting programs offered below that will take you and your family on a one-of-a-kind adventure and make memories to last a lifetime! 

Insider Tours
Led by a Zoo professional, get exclusive access into our amazing World of Adaptations, inside-looks at our elephants and giraffes, feed our goat herd and so much more! This socially distanced experience will make you feel like a VIP.
Animal Encounters
Get wildly connected at the Roger Williams Park Zoo with our fun animal encounters and experiences!
Early Childhood Programs (up to 5 yrs)
These programs present opportunities for adult/child pairs to make discoveries together. These programs will include a lesson, activity, and an up-close encounter with one of our education animals.
Breakfast with the animals
Start your day with a hot breakfast and an unforgettable experience with our keeper staff behind-the-scenes at Roger Williams Park Zoo!
Travel with us to the Bronx Zoo
Join us as we visit the largest urban zoo in the United States!
Endangered Species Youth Art Contest
Join us for our 5th annual Endangered Species Youth Art Contest! Accepting art entries from local K-12 grade students and homeschoolers. Returns spring 2022!
Book a Birthday Party
Now Booking Zoo Birthday Parties! The zoo is open, so come party with us today! For your safety, we are following all local and federal regulations and offer increased cleaning, limited capacities, and new safety precautions.
Nature Swap (Ages 3+)
Complete quests to collect points for swapping with items in our collection.
Earth Agents
Does your family want to save wild animals and wild places? Become an Earth Agent and help Roger Williams Park Zoo inspire your neighbors to make the world a better place for animals and their habitats.
Zoo Careers 101
Lots of people have dreamed of working with animals and spending their days where they can see elephants, sloths and red pandas living their best lives. The truth is it takes a ton of people from a variety of backgrounds to make a zoo successful. With Zoo