The Buffalo Zoo

Celebrating More Than

140 Years

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A Day At The Buffalo Zoo

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Grounds close at 5:00 p.m.) Reptile House is closed until the spring of 2019 | (716) 837-3900

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM



Upcoming Events

Join us on Saturday, September 22 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. for a fun family-friendly event here at the Zoo! Celebrate Fall Festival weekend at our 2nd annual Country Harvest at the Buffalo Zoo! Enjoy festive fall activities, bounce...

Join us for "Fall" Zoo Brew. We will kick off to the fall season with happy hour at the Zoo on Friday, September 22 from 5:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m. Zoo Brew is $20 per person and each ticket includes one...

Celebrate Halloween at the Buffalo Zoo sponsored by Western New York Immediate Care. Join us on Saturday, October 13 (also taking place on Sunday, October 14) and Celebrate Halloween! Tickets are available for purchase for each day on This...

Summer Job Opportunities

Are you looking for a “wildly” fun summer job? Then the Buffalo Zoo is looking for you!

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.

2019 Buffalo Zoo Calendar

Showcasing some of the Zoo’s animal residents, this beautiful calendar features photos obtained from our annual photo contest. Purchase yours today!

Find your favorite animals

Click below to explore animals at the Buffalo Zoo


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Explore amphibians at the Buffalo Zoo

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
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Grounds close at 5:00 p.m.) Reptile House is closed until the spring of 2019 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