Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo

Zoo · Bronx Park
2300 Southern Blvd (at Boston Rd), Bronx, NY 10460, United States
Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–4:30 PM
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As the world’s largest urban zoo, the Bronx Zoo features more than 600 species from around the globe.


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    "jungle world & the monkey house."(6 Tips)
    "... species. Check out the congo gorilla forest, butterfly garden, jungle world, & the..."(4 Tips)
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    "Free admission during wednesdays!"(4 Tips)
    Ruth M.
    "Total Experience ticket and don't miss the Asia Monorail"(4 Tips)
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  • Christina C.

    Massive zoo in the hood. Can spend all day there checking out exhibits. I think late afternoon may be best time to see the animals active otherwise may catch them hiding or sleeping

    Christina Chin · October 31
  • Bruno C.

    Wesnesdays are general admission free!!

    Bruno Cardoso · October 4
  • George R.

    It's an amazing place but it takes 2 days to cover the entire zoo.

    George Rangel · September 22
  • tina t.

    Free admission during wednesdays!

    tina tan · September 17
  • Moonlight R.

    Support the zoo, it's the one place where kids can learn, and families can share time. I have been coming with my family since I was little.

    Moonlight Rose · September 15
  • Karen L.

    Great place for family fun

    Karen Lang-Cuenca · September 7
  • Kimberly A.

    An incredible zoo - clean, fabulous petting zoo, and a staff that really seems to care.

    Kimberly Agin · September 5
  • Dan M.

    Animals are great, food is poor, security guards will hassle you if you lean back on a bench and look at the clouds.

    Dan Milano · September 1
  • Dee D.

    So much to see and do, you definitely need more than one day to see everything

    Dee Dee · August 27
  • Carlos G.

    Great place to be a whole day being in touch with the nature and the animals

    Carlos Gonzalez · August 25
  • zman l.

    Free Parking Also on Southern blvd. Just walk 1 long block across from Fordham U. Football field.

    zman lo · August 23
  • Oksana U.

    Wednesday is a free day, but too crowded. All animals are too far to be seen. Waste of money if you go during other days.

    Oksana Ultraviolet · August 19
  • Andrew S.

    The gorillas exhibit and polar bear are both great.

    Andrew S · August 12
  • Erika M.

    Don't go on wednesday! It's free admission but crazy busy

    Erika Metrey · August 12
  • Donna S.

    Had so much fun with the family! Such a great place to take the family 😇

    Donna Salamanca · August 9
  • John P.

    Membership has its privileges

    John Power · August 8
  • Alex N.

    Student discounts are not advertised but super worth mentioning! Be prepared to walk A LOT. There is a shuttle but it only does pick ups on one of the four sides of the park...kind of stupid...

    Alex Nicholson · July 29
  • Ruth M.

    Beautiful place. You can easily spend an entire day here. Go for the Total Experience ticket and don't miss the Asia Monorail (red pandas!) and Jungle World exhibit.

    Ruth Madrigal · July 18
  • barbee

    Beautiful animals!

    barbee · July 17
  • Erik C.

    An amazing place. What not to love about the zoo!! One of top in USA. such a huge pretty place. With almost every animal. Good food, camel rides, the monorail and sea lions, a must do if ur in the BX

    Erik Cintron · July 15
  • Jessica L.

    Go on Wednesday if you can. Half price and crowds are low before 1pm. Bring your own snacks and a water bottle to save money.

    Jessica Latorre · July 1
  • Wilfry T.

    Hey Bronx Zoo, join Freebie! Read more

    Wilfry Taveras · June 24
  • Alexandra J.

    Magical still even as an adult :)

  • Joe N.

    Zoo! Zoo! Zoo!

    Joe Norniella · June 21
  • Mike H.

    The best parts are the carved moldings of all the old buildings

    Mike Hopkins · June 18
  • Sarah F.

    Amazing zoo with incredible animals. The gorilla exhibit is worth the extra ticket price. Go for the full experience over general admission.

    Sarah Fields · June 15
  • Sihang Z.

    Zoo animals

    Sihang Zhao · June 15
  • Charles B.

    Get there early to full enjoy everything.

    Charles B. · June 9
  • Erica S.

    The zebras are elegant the 4d movie is always cute

    Erica Starr · June 9
  • Alex

    Go check out the Madagascar exhibit featuring lemurs! Don't forget to post your photos on social media with #NYisWild!

    Alex · June 6
  • Michele S.

    The peacocks were my favorite, strutting around. Almost free as a bird, besides the fact they live in a zoo! Lots to see will come back hopefully the Tigers or the Lions

    Michele S · May 7
  • Michele S.

    The peacocks strutting about

    Michele S · May 7
  • Kate Y.

    $20 for general admission gets you to most of the zoo. The soft serve ice cream is also one of the best I've had.

    Kate Yan · May 3
  • Pamela S.

    The admission price is getting very expensive. I don't like that they charge extra for all the different activities. I have already paid a small fortune to get in.

    Pamela Schmidt · April 29
  • Jelle H.

    Visit World of Birds for some of the most beautiful birds in the world, including Lesser Bird of Paradise and Andean Cock-of-the-Rock.

    Jelle Hoogenboom · April 27
  • Tasha M.

    Love this place. My kids love it. But it's always pack especially on Wednesdays cause it's free. And all the good stuff you can't see if your not playing.

    Tasha Mulrain · April 23
  • Syaiful A.

    animal lover must visit bronx zoo Read more

    Syaiful Anam · April 22
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    Wanna visit this place bronx zoo Read more

    Syaiful Anam · April 22
  • Syaiful A.

    I love animal bronx zoo Read more

    Syaiful Anam · April 22
  • Ryan T.

    Fun at zoo ! YAyo !

    Ryan Trollinger · April 18
  • SilverDot⚪️ C.

    Today was a good day for some wild life birds to show out!.. Awesome place to go with family & friends

  • Oliver B.

    Winter time is zoo time. Many animals love the cold and it's a completely different experience without the crowds.

    Oliver Bouchard · March 8
  • Steff H.

    Try going end of fall / beginning of winter it's really quiet and most of the animals are still around.

    Steff Hind · March 7
  • OrochiMario S.

    #Fun place to visit and spend the day. Either alone or by yourself.

    OrochiMario Sama · February 15
  • Alex F.

    Free on Wednesdays! One of the best zoos in the country easily accessible via the 2 or 5

    Alex Fish · January 19
  • Harlem A.

    Across from the Botanical garden and near Arthur Avenue, is the largest zoo in the US. Habitats are pretty life like and there is a tram to help you get around. Cafe is on premise if hunger strikes.

    Harlem Ambassador · December 27, 2014
  • Yaroslav P.

    Very big and interesting

    Yaroslav Patrikeev · November 16, 2014
  • Jevon M.

    Everything!!! 🐘🐯🐆🐵🐪🐻

    Jevon Morales · November 6, 2014
  • Pinchas M.

    Make sure to download the zoo map online before you go and plan a route. It's a big zoo and you can just end up going in circles- specially if you are going with a big group of kids. Parking is $15

    Pinchas Margolis · October 29, 2014
  • Lenny K.

    Go on Wednesday and pay only the full experience tickets! (14.95$ instead of 28$+14.94$)

    Lenny Knecht · October 15, 2014

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