Hours & Rates

The Central Park Zoo is open 365 days a year. †

April 5, 2014-November 1, 2014 Monday-Friday 
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.*
Weekends & Holidays
10:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.*
 November 2, 2014–April 4, 2015 Daily
10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.*

The main zoo will be closed to the public on Thursday, June 12th, 2014 for a special event. The Tisch Children’s Zoo and 4-D Theater will be open.
*Last ticket sold 30 minutes prior to closing.


Total Experience Tickets

Total Experience tickets include entry to the Main Zoo, Tisch Children's Zoo, and one admission to the 4-D Theater.

Adult $18.00
Child (Ages 3-12) $13.00
Senior (65+) $15.00
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4-D Theater

Rio: The 4-D Experience
When the last blue macaws on Earth, Blu and Jewel, are captured by a gang of greedy bird smugglers, they must work together despite Blu’s inability to fly. Join them as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime that has them dodging beach balls, umbrellas, carnival floats, and beach-goers as they try to escape the claws of evil cockatoo Nigel!

Ages 3 & up $7.00
WCS Members $4.00


General Admission Tickets

General Admission tickets include entry to the Main Zoo and Tisch Children's Zoo.

Adult $12.00
Child (Ages 3-12) $7.00
Senior (65+) $9.00

School and camp groups can receive discounted admission by booking a guided tour.