Central Park Zoo

Local nameCentral Park Zoo
LocationManhattan, New York City, United States

Located in the southern part of the Central Park, the Central Park Zoo is a relatively small zoo, which nonetheless showcases a large number of animal species, including rare animals like puffins, snow leopards or red pandas. There are 4D movies screened here, too.

Although there are three more zoos today in New York, Central Park Zoo is the oldest of them all. It opened in the 1860s, originally as a menagerie. It has undergone several reconstructions since then, the last of them in 1988. It was during this latest reconstruction that the animals were moved from cages to more natural habitats.

The entrance of the zoo is located on the corner next to the 5th Avenue, it can be reached easily by subway or by a bus, as there are several subway and bus stops in the vicinity. You cannot park your car at the zoo, however, it is possible to arrange an online parking reservation for a parking garage near the zoo via Parking Panda. If you want to save some money, the zoo offers a discount for online tickets after filling in a registration form at the Zoo’s official website.

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Opening hours

Weekends and holidays: 10 am - 5:30 pm

Last entry 30 minutes before closing time.


General admission (purchased at the ticket windows):
Adults: $13.95
Seniors: $10.95
Children (3-12): $8.95
Children under 2: free

Total experience tickets (Includes the main zoo, Tisch Children’s Zoo, and 1 entry to the 4-D Theater):
Adults: $19.95
Seniors: $16.95
Children (3-12): $14.95
Children under 2: free

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Park_Zoo

Official Website https://centralparkzoo.com/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thewcs/

Twitter https://twitter.com/centralparkzoo

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/CentralParkZoo

Email cpzinfo@wcs.org

Phone (718) 220-5100

Address 64th Street and Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA

Coordinates 40°46'3.987" N -73°58'18.783" E

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