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Central Park Zoo

Zoo & aquariums

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  • Photograph: Julie Larsen Maher

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  • Photograph: Julie Larsen Maher

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  • Photograph: Dennis DeMello

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Venue details

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  • Address:

    Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,
    Central Park
    New York

  • Cross Street:

    enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St

  • Venue phone:

    212-439-6500

  • Venue website:

    centralparkzoo.com

  • Opening hours:

    Daily 10am–4:30pm

  • Transport:

    Subway: N, R to Fifth Ave–59th St

  • Price:

    $12, seniors $9, children ages 3–12 $7, children under 3 free

  • Map

    1. Central Park Zoo
      • Southeast corner of Central Park,
        Central Park
        New York
      • 212-439-6500
      • centralparkzoo.com
      • 40.779892,-73.965969

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Earth Day at the Central Park Zoo

Natural history & wildlife, Things to Do, Special interest

  • $$$

Celebrate Earth Day this year by honoring the environment at the Central Park Zoo. Engage in hands-on activities like planting native species to attract bees and butterflies, and learn all about how to protect animals both at the zoo and in the wild....

  1. Sun Apr 20
  2. Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,, (enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St), New York
  3. $50. Price includes 1 child and 1 adult.
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Junior Keepers

Natural history & wildlife, Art, Things to Do, Science

  • $$

Kids learn the ins and outs of working at a zoo. Participants help prepare meals for animals and talk to keepers with the focus on a different subject each day, like, Children's Zoo (Mar 23), Birds (Apr 6) and Animal Behavior (May 4). Ages 7 to 10.

Junior Keepers
  1. Sun May 4
  2. Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,, (enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St), New York
  3. Children's Zoo $60; Birds and Animal Beh...
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Kinder Kritters

Things to Do

Your little ones will learn all about their favorite zoo critters through songs, dances, games, and crafts. A special animal guest and a visit to an exhibit will be featured in each program. Ages 4-5 with adult.

  1. Sun Apr 20
  2. Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,, (enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St), New York, New York
  3. $150 Prospect Park Zoo; $125 Central Par...
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Kinder Kritters

Things to Do

Your little ones will learn all about their favorite zoo critters through songs, dances, games, and crafts. A special animal guest and a visit to an exhibit will be featured in each program. Ages 4-5 with adult.

  1. Sun Apr 27
  2. Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,, (enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St), New York, New York
  3. $150 Prospect Park Zoo; $125 Central Par...
More info

Kinder Kritters

Things to Do

Your little ones will learn all about their favorite zoo critters through songs, dances, games, and crafts. A special animal guest and a visit to an exhibit will be featured in each program. Ages 4-5 with adult.

  1. Sun Apr 27
  2. Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,, (enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St), New York, New York
  3. $150 Prospect Park Zoo; $125 Central Par...
More info

Kinder Kritters

Things to Do

Your little ones will learn all about their favorite zoo critters through songs, dances, games, and crafts. A special animal guest and a visit to an exhibit will be featured in each program. Ages 4-5 with adult.

  1. Sun May 4
  2. Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,, (enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St), New York, New York
  3. $150 Prospect Park Zoo; $125 Central Par...
More info

Kinder Kritters

Things to Do

Your little ones will learn all about their favorite zoo critters through songs, dances, games, and crafts. A special animal guest and a visit to an exhibit will be featured in each program. Ages 4-5 with adult.

  1. Sun May 4
  2. Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,, (enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St), New York, New York
  3. $150 Prospect Park Zoo; $125 Central Par...
More info

Kinder Kritters

Things to Do

Your little ones will learn all about their favorite zoo critters through songs, dances, games, and crafts. A special animal guest and a visit to an exhibit will be featured in each program. Ages 4-5 with adult.

  1. Sun May 18
  2. Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,, (enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St), New York, New York
  3. $150 Prospect Park Zoo; $125 Central Par...
More info

Kinder Kritters

Things to Do

Your little ones will learn all about their favorite zoo critters through songs, dances, games, and crafts. A special animal guest and a visit to an exhibit will be featured in each program. Ages 4-5 with adult.

  1. Sun May 18
  2. Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,, (enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St), New York, New York
  3. $150 Prospect Park Zoo; $125 Central Par...
More info

Mother's Day at Central Park Zoo

Things to Do, Arts & crafts, Food & cooking, Sports & rec

  • $$

The Central Park Zoo will host a family party to celebrate moms, both animal and human. Meet zoo moms and their babies on a scavenger hunt, make treats, and do some Mother’s Day-themed arts and crafts. Ages 3-10 with adult.

Mother's Day at Central Park Zoo
  1. Sun May 11
  2. Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,, (enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St), New York
  3. $50
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