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How much does it cost to go to the National Zoo in Washington DC?

How much does it cost to go to the National Zoo in Washington DC?

The National Zoo is located in DC’s residential Woodley Park neighborhood and, like all Smithsonian museums, admission is free.

What is the DC zoo called?

the Smithsonian’s National Zoo
Always free of charge and open 364 days a year, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo sits on 163 acres in the heart of Washington, D.C.’s Rock Creek Park. Founded in 1889, the Zoo is currently home to more than 2,700 animals representing more than 390 species.

Is the zoo in DC free?

Is the Zoo free? Yes, admission to the Zoo is free for walk-in entry. All guests, including infants, must reserve entry passes online before visiting. If you plan to drive and park at the Zoo, you’ll need to reserve a paid parking pass.

Is the National Zoo open yet?

Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily (last admittance 3 p.m.) Fully vaccinated visitors do not need to wear a mask in outdoor areas. Social Distancing: Signs and markers throughout the park will help you follow safety guidelines and remind you to practice social distancing.

How long does it take to walk through the National Zoo?

How Long: I recommend 2-4 hours to see the whole zoo.

Is there free parking at the Smithsonian Zoo?

Admission to the National Zoo is FREE. Also, if you are a Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) member, parking is FREE. If you are a nonmember, parking at the National Zoo costs: $10 for the first hour.

Does it cost money to go to the National Zoo?

Admission to the Zoo is free. Entry passes are required for all guests, including infants, and visitors must follow safety measures.

What time is the best time to visit the Zoo?

The mornings and afternoons are the best times to visit the animals. The good news is that no matter the time of day, you will likely find many animals visible and active in their exhibits.