The Buffalo Zoo

Celebrating More Than

140 Years

Assorted Foliage

A Day At The Buffalo Zoo

Open daily from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Admission stops at 4:00 pm, grounds remain open until 5:00 pm | (716) 837-3900

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM



Upcoming Events

Step into the world of Zoomagination: The Festival of Lanterns and Lights at the Buffalo Zoo presented by Five Star Bank. Explore the Zoo like never before with our brand-new immersive experience featuring large-scale animal and nature scape lanterns with...

Celebrate the 3rd annual Run for Rhinos with the Buffalo Zoo from the comfort of your home, on a local outdoor trail or road, or in person on September 17. Our Virtual 5K race is a great and fun way...

Buffalo Zoo Emergency Response Fund

Support the Zoo today and one hundred percent of your donation to our Emergency Response Fund will go directly to our vital daily operations, unparalleled animal care, and essential staff support.

Employment Opportunities

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Find your favorite animals

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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
Open daily from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Admission stops at 4:00 pm, grounds remain open until 5:00 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