The Buffalo Zoo

Celebrating More Than

140 Years

Assorted Foliage

A Day At The Buffalo Zoo

Friday–Sunday 10:00 am–4:00 pm | (716) 837-3900

TODAYS HOURS
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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Zoo admission, membership visits, and ticket sales are the financial backbone for the Zoo to provide care, food, and supplies for the animals and salaries for our zookeepers and other team members. This is one of the Buffalo Zoo's most important...

It’s that time of year again; The Buffalo Zoo Photo Contest presented by the Women’s Board of the Buffalo Zoo is back!  We want to see the Zoo through your eyes in pictures and images, so select your best from 2022! The...

Celebrated National Geographic Explorer and photographer Brian Skerry has spent nearly four decades exploring and documenting Earth’s oceans. For his latest project, he turns his lens to one of the world’s most beloved animals to illuminate startling new insights into...

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EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUND

We are asking our community for their help once again to please make any financial gift you can to assist in our recovery from this blizzard. Your contributions go directly to the daily operations and care for our animals at the time when they need it most.

Find your favorite animals

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Mammals

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Birds

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Reptiles

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Amphibians

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Join Our Family

Every visit to the Zoo is a unique experience that awakens your senses. With a Buffalo Zoo membership you may visit the Zoo as often as you like – and your admission is absolutely FREE.

Experiences for Public

We offer a variety of educational experiences at the Zoo for the public. These programs are opportunities for kids of all ages to enjoy and expand their knowledge of animal behavior/conservation through hands-on and immersive learning experiences at the Buffalo Zoo.

Experiences for Educators

The Education Department has the exciting responsibility of promoting public awareness of the natural world and its conservation through fun, interactive learning experiences. To accomplish this task, we provide a variety of general and specifically tailored programming at the Zoo and in the community for children and adults of all ages.

Visitor Info at a glance

Hours of Operation

Today the zoo is open from
Friday–Sunday 10:00 am–4:00 pm Our daily schedule has plenty of options for you to choose from!

Map

The Zoo Grounds date back to the 1870s. See for yourself how far we've come. This map will be your guide!

Location

300 Parkside Ave. Buffalo NY 14214 Located in Delaware Park in the heart of North Buffalo