Central Park Zoo

East 64th Street and Fifth Avenue

Since the 1860's, animals could be found at Fifth Avenue and 64th Street in Central Park. Growing from a collection of donated animals - 72 "white swans" and a black bear cub, the Zoo today is host to over 1,400 animals of 130-plus species. From a st... more

Since the 1860's, animals could be found at Fifth Avenue and 64th Street in Central Park. Growing from a collection of donated animals - 72 "white swans" and a black bear cub, the Zoo today is host to over 1,400 animals of 130-plus species. From a steamy rain forest to an icy Antarctic penguin habitat, the zoo leads visitors through tropic, temperate and polar regions to encounter fascinating animals - as diverse as tiny leafcutter ants to the ever popular polar bears. The Tisch Children's Zoo allows animal lovers to meet gentle creatures up close. Year-round education classes and innovative public programs - including the zoo's "Wildlife Theater" -- encourage all ages to learn more about the natural world.

A must see for anyone traveling with children!


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Penguin Feeding & Presentation

Watch the gentoos and chinstraps feast on the fish their keepers hand out, and ask your penguin questions to a zoo docent.

06/15/2021 10:30 AM
Tue, June 15
10:30AM
$
$18 - Adults
$13 - Child (Ages 3-12)
$15 - Senior (65+)

Children under 3 years old are always free!
Admission includes entry to the Tisch Children’s Zoo.

Note: Last ticket sold 30 minutes prior to closing.

Sea Lion Feeding & Presentation

Whether they're high-fiving their trainers, showing off their flips, or catching fish on the fly, our charismatic sea lions love to impress a crowd.

06/15/2021 11:30 AM
Tue, June 15
11:30AM
$
$18 - Adults
$13 - Child (Ages 3-12)
$15 - Senior (65+)

Children under 3 years old are always free!
Admission includes entry to the Tisch Children’s Zoo.

Note: Last ticket sold 30 minutes prior to closing.

Join the Harbor Seals for a Meal

Herbie and Nikki work with their keepers on behaviors such as “station” (stay), “target,” (focus), and “give flipper!”

06/15/2021 11:45 AM
Tue, June 15
11:45AM
$
$18 - Adults
$13 - Child (Ages 3-12)
$15 - Senior (65+)

Children under 3 years old are always free!
Admission includes entry to the Tisch Children’s Zoo.

Note: Last ticket sold 30 minutes prior to closing.

Info

East 64th Street and Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10021
(212) 861-6030
Website

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Admission And Tickets

$18 - Adults
$13 - Child (Ages 3-12)
$15 - Senior (65+)

Children under 3 years old are always free!
Admission includes entry to the Tisch Children’s Zoo.

Note: Last ticket sold 30 minutes prior to closing.

This Week's Hours

Through April 4, 2014:
Daily: 10:00am–4:30pm

April 5- November 2, 2014:
Mon-Fri: 10:00am-5:00pm
Sat-Sun: 10:00am-5:30pm
Holidays: 10:00am-5:30pm

Upcoming Events

Penguin Feeding & Presentation

Watch the gentoos and chinstraps feast on the fish their keepers hand out, and ask your penguin questions to a zoo docent.

06/15/2021 10:30 AM
Tue, June 15
10:30AM
$
$18 - Adults
$13 - Child (Ages 3-12)
$15 - Senior (65+)

Children under 3 years old are always free!
Admission includes entry to the Tisch Children’s Zoo.

Note: Last ticket sold 30 minutes prior to closing.

Sea Lion Feeding & Presentation

Whether they're high-fiving their trainers, showing off their flips, or catching fish on the fly, our charismatic sea lions love to impress a crowd.

06/15/2021 11:30 AM
Tue, June 15
11:30AM
$
$18 - Adults
$13 - Child (Ages 3-12)
$15 - Senior (65+)

Children under 3 years old are always free!
Admission includes entry to the Tisch Children’s Zoo.

Note: Last ticket sold 30 minutes prior to closing.

Join the Harbor Seals for a Meal

Herbie and Nikki work with their keepers on behaviors such as “station” (stay), “target,” (focus), and “give flipper!”

06/15/2021 11:45 AM
Tue, June 15
11:45AM
$
$18 - Adults
$13 - Child (Ages 3-12)
$15 - Senior (65+)

Children under 3 years old are always free!
Admission includes entry to the Tisch Children’s Zoo.

Note: Last ticket sold 30 minutes prior to closing.

Penguin Feeding & Presentation

Watch the gentoos and chinstraps feast on the fish their keepers hand out, and ask your penguin questions to a zoo docent.

06/16/2021 10:30 AM
Wed, June 16
10:30AM
$
$18 - Adults
$13 - Child (Ages 3-12)
$15 - Senior (65+)

Children under 3 years old are always free!
Admission includes entry to the Tisch Children’s Zoo.

Note: Last ticket sold 30 minutes prior to closing.
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