Hours, Directions & Parking
Open Thursday through Sunday (closed Monday through Wednesday) from 9:30 am–3:00 pm through Sunday, January 8.
The Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving Day.
Winter Break Hours: The Zoo will be open from 9:30 am–3:00 pm from December 22, 2022 through December 30, 2022 (closed for daytime and LumiNature on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day). The Zoo will be closed for daytime hours and open for LumiNature on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
The Zoo will be closed to the public from January 9, 2023 through February 1, 2023.
Philadelphia Zoo is located at the corner of 34th Street and Girard Avenue in Philadelphia’s historic Fairmount Park. The Zoo is just two miles from downtown Philadelphia and public transportation is available using SEPTA, which runs bus and trolley routes to the Zoo area. Public Transportation is available on SEPTA via Route #15 trolley and the nearby Route 38 bus and the Philadelphia PHLASH, a seasonal transit service that runs weekend service (Friday-Sunday) in the spring and fall; and daily service in the summer and holiday seasons.
3400 W. Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Cost: $17 (free for members – one car per membership)
Parking is available at the Zoo Garage at 35th & Girard Ave, Tiger Parking Lot, and Zoological Drive. Handicapped accessible spots and spaces for vans are available in Tiger Lot and the Parking Garage.