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Brandywine Zoo

1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, DE 19802

Brandywine Zoo is a beautiful zoo in Brandywine Park in Wilmington, Delaware. The zoo is home to a tiger and exotic small cats, red panda sisters, otter brothers, eagles, a condor pair, a family of llamas, and many other animals, reptiles and birds. Daily keeper talks, creature features and reptile shows throughout the summer; special events, camps, and lots of new activities for all ages.

The zoo offers educational programs all year (indoor and outdoor) for all ages including: home school programs, toddler programs, class trip programming that meet state standards, spring break camp,  holiday camp, and mini and full summer camp weekly sessions, and special events often with entertainment. 

Open 10 a.m. to  4 p.m. daily. Check calendar for special twilight eve hours and Family Fun Nights.

Free parking. Zootique Gift Shoppe, snack shack, vending machines, and WiFi onsite. Admission: Children (3-17yrs) $5, Children (under 3yrs) free, Adults (18-61) $7, Seniors (62+) $5, Members (with cards) free.

Brandywine Zoo, 1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, Delaware 19802.

(302) 571-7747

The Brandywine Zoo is an accredited member of the American Association of Zoos and Aquariums, a distinction that marks its commitment to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for the visitors and a better future for all living things.

Brandywine Zoo is managed by the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation and supported by the Delaware Zoological Society, a dedicated, non-profit, volunteer organization. 

Hours of Operation

Sunday: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Monday - Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday - Saturday: 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Nearby Locations

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Upcoming Events

Summer Camps at Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Zoo

August 20, 2018 12:00 AM
Occurs 5 more times through Aug 24

Creature Features

Brandywine Zoo

August 20, 2018 2:00 PM
Occurs 12 more times through Aug 31

Keeper Talks

Brandywine Zoo

August 20, 2018 11:30 PM
Occurs 12 more times through Aug 31

Story Time

Brandywine Zoo

August 23, 2018 10:30 AM
Occurs 6 more times through Sep 27

Zoo Kids Program for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Brandywine Zoo

August 26, 2018 10:30 AM
Occurs 6 more times through Sep 30

International Vulture Awareness Weekend

Brandywine Zoo

September 1, 2018 10:00 AM
Occurs 3 more times through Sep 3

Creature Features

Brandywine Zoo

September 1, 2018 2:00 PM
Occurs 10 more times through Sep 30

Zippity Zoo Days

Brandywine Zoo

September 8, 2018 10:00 AM
Occurs 2 more time through Sep 9

Brew at the Zoo!

Brandywine Zoo

September 21, 2018 5:30 PM