The Buffalo Zoo

Celebrating More Than

140 Years

Assorted Foliage

A Day At The Buffalo Zoo

Special Hours Today - ZOO CLOSING EARLY - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Grounds close at 2:00 p.m.) | (716) 837-3900

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM



Upcoming Events

It’s an all-new Buffalo Zoo members appreciation event: Member’s Family Fun Night!   To thank our members for their loyal support the whole Zoo is open just for you and your family! Member’s Family Fun Night includes a family-friendly movie...

Buffalo Zoo guests have the opportunity to join a Party for the Planet! Included with your admission, Party for the Planet 2019 will feature environmental activities, opportunities to meet with local groups and learn how to make a difference.

It's time for Wines in the Wild at the Buffalo Zoo 2019 -- one of Western New York’s longest-running all-you-care-to taste regional events. The event will feature wine, food, craft beer vendors, as well as a variety of basket and...

Preschool at the Zoo

Our mission is to provide a high quality, unique environment that fosters a love for learning and an appreciation for our natural world.

Find your favorite animals

Click below to explore animals at the Buffalo Zoo


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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 though 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 that 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
Special Hours Today - ZOO CLOSING EARLY - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Grounds close at 2:00 p.m.) Our daily schedule has plenty of options for you to choose from!


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


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