FAQs

Does the zoo close during the winter? Is it open on holidays?

What’s the easiest way to get to the zoo?

Does the Zoo have parking?

What should we do for lunch?

Is there a gift shop for souvenirs?

Can I rent a wheelchair?

Can I bring my own stroller? Are there any stroller restrictions?

Is entrance to the Tisch Children’s Zoo included with an admissions ticket?

Is there a way to buy tickets in advance?

Do I get in free if I’m a member of another zoo?

What forms of payment are accepted?

Are there discounted admission fees for students, camp groups, or other groups

Does my school or group need to make a reservation to visit the Central Park Zoo?

Do I have to make reservations for programs?

Can I host a birthday party for my child at the zoo?

I’m a member of the media and would like to arrange a zoo visit or take some photographs. Who should I contact?

Will the zoo accept an animal I cannot care for?

Do you offer behind-the-scenes tours?