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Planning a Field Trip

Choose Philadelphia Zoo, the region's largest living classroom, as your field trip destination! Your students will enjoy an in-depth discovery of the 1,300 animals from around the world. Let us enhance your field trip with an interactive animal experience and be your partner for wildlife discovery, conservation, and environmental education.

Community Access Program Application

Does your school qualify for our Community Access Program? Learn more and apply for a field trip here.

Paid School Group Registration

Begin your field trip booking process now.

Field Trip Rates

Peak Season Price
March through June 13, 2016
Advance Group Admission
 
September 1 through October 31, 2016 $13 per person
   
Off-Peak Season Price
November 1, 2016 through February 28, 2017
Advance Group Admission
$10 per person
 
Additional tickets purchased on day of visit $17 per person
Administrative fee for day of visit payments $25 per reservation
 
Additional tickets purchased on day of visit $17 per person
Administrative fee for day of visit payments $25 per reservation

Box Lunch Program

Arrangements for box lunches may be made one week in advance through our catering service.
Click here for more information.

Free admission is available for eligible Title I schools through the Zoo's Community Access Program (CAP) Grant.

Philadelphia Zoo is pleased to provide Title I public and charter schools (with 50% or more of the students receiving free or reduced-priced lunches) with free admission to the Zoo from September 1, 2016 through April 28, 2017. Registration is now closed for 2015-16 school year field trips. Registration for the 2016-2017 school year will open in June 2016. Learn more.

Payment Policies

The Zoo accepts school district purchase orders, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and business checks. Cash is accepted in person only. No personal checks.