The Buffalo Zoo

Celebrating More Than

140 Years

Assorted Foliage

A Day At The Buffalo Zoo

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Grounds close at 5:00 p.m.) | (716) 837-3900

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM



Upcoming Events

Celebrate the Holiday spirit with Santa and the Zoo animals. There will be two seatings each day at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Ticket prices for non-members are $17 for adults and $14 for children. Members receive a $5 discount...

You’re invited to enter our annual photo contest.  Each year hundreds of beautiful photos are submitted featuring our amazing and fascinating animal residents.  The contest is open to all amateur photographers with a submission deadline of December 31, 2017.  Photos...

Buffalo's wintertime fundraiser hosted by the Pro Zoo Board of the Buffalo Zoo will take place on Thursday, February 22, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center inside The Grand Ballroom. Polar Bites will feature...

2018 Buffalo Zoo Calendar

The calendar will keep you informed about Zoo happenings and contains fun facts about the animal pictured each month.
It’s available for the low price of $10.

Holiday Adoptions

The perfect holiday gift for your favorite animal lover! Two guest passes to visit the Zoo, 2017 Leopard Gecko ornament & Adoption Certificate included.

Winter Camp Registration

What better way to spend your winter break! for Ages 5-6, 7-8 and 9-12. Morning and afternoon workshops on December 26th-29th.

Find your favorite animals

Click below to explore animals at the Buffalo Zoo


Explore mammals at the Buffalo Zoo


Explore birds at the Buffalo Zoo


Explore reptiles at the Buffalo Zoo


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.) 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