Franklin Park Zoo

Type: Zoos

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Things to Do with Kids, Sightseeing: Part of the Emerald Necklace, famous for the loop of green space that circles the city, is the Franklin Park Zoo. You can spend the day roaming the grounds of the zoo and checking out the many species...  Read More
Parks: This rapidly growing 72-acre zoo is full of a variety of different animals great and small. Special exhibits include Bongo Congo with bongo antelopes and ostriches. The African Tropical Forest...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Apr: -; Sep  Mon-Fri; 10am-5pm
  • Sat-Sun: 10am-6pm Oct; -; Mar  Daily; 10am-4pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $13; Senior (62+) $10; Child (2-12) $7; Child (1 and under) Free;

  • Things to Do with Kids, Sightseeing: "The Franklin Park Zoo is a great place to visit, but it is THE attraction within its neighborhood., Before and after Zoo plans should take place elsewhere."
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: Heralded as a top zoo to visit, the Franklin Park Zoo's spacious inner city grounds are filled with exotic animals.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: The Franklin Park Zoo is one of the best in the area and offers a full day of family fun.

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