Franklin Park Zoo

One Franklin Park Rd.
Boston, MA 02121- Map It
(617) 541-5466

AAA Editor Notes

Franklin Park Zoo is at One Franklin Park Rd. This 72-acre site is nestled within Boston's historic Franklin Park. The zoo is home to a variety of animals, such as western lowland gorillas, tigers, Grevy's zebras, Masai giraffes, ring-tailed lemurs, Baird's tapirs and kangaroos. Highlights of the park include Tropical Forest's indoor gorilla exhibit, Giraffe Savannah and Kalahari Kingdom. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$19.95; $16.95 (ages 62+); $12.95 (ages 2-12 and to all first Sat. of the month 10-noon).
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat.-Sun. 10-6, Apr.-Sept.; 10-4, rest of year (weather permitting). Last admission 30 minutes before closing. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.