The Central Park Zoo

Categories: What to see - Parks
WHERE: Central Park & 5th Ave
OPENING HOURS: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
ACTIVITY: Sightseeing
Official site: Central Park Zoo

The Central Park Zoo opened in 1935 originally had both large and small animal but after the renovation in 1988 the zoo started concentrating on smaller animals and made the exhibits more suitable for the small scale of the zoo. Now it houses approximately 500 animals, representing the fauna of the three major climate areas: tropical, temperate and polar.

You’ll be able to watch penguins, sea lions and seals during trainings and feeding demonstrations.At the north entrance to the Children’s zoo there is the Delacort Clock, every hour a parade of bronze animals circle the clock brandishing musical instruments and playing nursery tunes and such seasonal favorites as "Younger than Spring time" and "winter wonderland" You will see the panda camouflaging with the fall foliage and many more animals.At the Children’s Zoo, young animal lovers can pet and feed goats, sheep, and a pot-bellied pig.

Video Central Park and the Zoo

Tickets for Central Park Zoo: Prices

The package include entrance + Tisch Children’s Zoo + 4-D Theater.

  • Adults $18
  • Childs (3/13 anni) $13
  • Senior +65 $15
  • Kids 0/2 Gratuiti
Here's where to find the animals and how to get around the Central Park Zoo:
Zoo map
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