Visitor Info

Visitor Info

PLEASE NOTE: Timed-entry ticket requirements continue to remain in effect for non-members and must be prepurchased online.

DAILY ZOO ADMISSION
Adults ..... $17.95
Children (2-12) ..... $12.95
Seniors (62+) ..... $15.95
Toddlers one & younger ..... FREE
Zoo members ..... FREE

Buy Daytime Zoo Tickets

We have implemented several changes to our daily operations that help ensure the health and safety of our guests, employees, volunteers and animals. Click here to discover changes in place.

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. If you are unable to attend your scheduled date/time slot, please reach out to visitorservices@rwpzoo.org for assistance. Thank you!

Buy A Membership  Group Admission

Zoo Hours

September 7 - March 31

Open Thursday - Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (Last admission 3:30 pm)

Note: The Zoo is open on Columbus Day, Veterans Day and Providence school vacations with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

April - September 6

Open daily 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Last admission 3:30 pm)

Note: The Zoo closes at noon on Saturday, August 28 to prepare for Brew at the Zoo. 

Special Features
Explore & Soar Rides | Now Open

Hours vary depending on weather and time of the year. Located adjacent to Hasbro's Our Big Backyard, this area offers an exhilarating zip ride and train ride through the woodlands.

The Contact Yard in the ALEX AND ANI Farmyard | Now Open

2021 Fall hours: 

  • Weekdays 10:30am - 1:30pm
  • Weekends 10:30am - 3:30pm

(Hours may 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. 

 

Nature Swap in Hasbro's Our Big Backyard | Closed for the 2021 Season

Please note this offering is temporarily unavailable until further notice. 

WILD Bunch Performances | Closed for the 2021 Season

Please note this offering is temporarily unavailable until further notice.Join us each summer for WILD Bunch performances happening from 11:30 am until 2:00 pm (weather-permitting) at the Bank RI Farmhouse Stage. Enjoy fun, interactive shows, live animals, and games!

​Drip Drop Water Garden in Hasbro's Our Big Backyard | Closed for the 2021 Season

Closed for the 2021 season.

Special Discounts
Reciprocal Zoo and Aquarium Members

Note: Discounted tickets are based on availabilty and must be purchased in-person. Please call the Zoo before visiting to ensure availability. 

An active zoo membership card from the zoo at which you are a member AND an additional ID are required for reciprocal entry to Roger Williams Park Zoo. If you do not have these to show at the ticket window, regular admissions fees will apply. Definition of "family" for reciprocal purpose: 2 adults and 2 children (meaning only 2 adults and 2 children will be admitted at a reduced rate.) 

Military

Note: Discounted tickets are based on availabilty and must be purchased in-person. Please call the Zoo before visiting to ensure availability. 

All active and retired military veterans who show a valid military ID plus another form of identification (e.g., driver's license) 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.

Free First Saturdays for Providence

First Saturday of the Month is Free for Residents of the City of Providence

Free First Saturdays for Providence residents returns! 

As a “thank you” to Providence residents whose tax money helps to support the Zoo, the first Saturday of every month is free to residents of the City of Providence (not East or North Providence).  A valid ID and proof of residency* must be shown at the ticket window.

*Acceptable forms of identification or residency include a driver’s license, State issued ID, Providence Municipal IDs, lease agreement, utility bill, etc.

Winter Wonder Days - will return January & February 2022

Enjoy half-priced admission during the months of January and February. It may be cold and even snowy, but it is the perfect weather to see animals outside enjoying nature’s cooler temperatures. Discount will be automatically applied at checkout. Timed-tickets available online ONLY.