The Buffalo Zoo

Celebrating More Than

140 Years

Assorted Foliage

A Day At The Buffalo Zoo

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

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM



Upcoming Events

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Week-long, full-day, summer camp is BACK at the Buffalo Zoo! Join us for a wild camp experience like no other. Campers will learn and discover through visits to animal habitats, up close animal encounters, crafts, art, nature play, hands-on activities,...

Are you interested in a fun summer educational experience at the Buffalo Zoo and between the ages of 13 and 17? Apply to become a Zoo Teen Naturalist! Our teen programs are tailored for those who have a genuine interest...

Employment Opportunities

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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.

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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
Daily 10:00am–4:00 pm 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