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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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Nearby Parking

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36 reviews
Latest Review:
Cara F.
Otters. They have otters. For free, you can see otters. I like otters so it was an awesome zoo. They also had an armadillo, the handler was super... read more

Upcoming Events

Keeper Talks at the Zoo

Brandywine Zoo

April 22, 2018 11:30 AM
Occurs 11 more times through May 27

Creature Features

Brandywine Zoo

April 22, 2018 12:00 PM
Occurs 3 more times through Apr 29

Story Time

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May 3, 2018 10:30 AM
Occurs 22 more times through Sep 27

Zoo Kids Program for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Brandywine Zoo

May 5, 2018 10:30 AM
Occurs 23 more times through Sep 30

Creature Features

Brandywine Zoo

May 5, 2018 2:00 PM
Occurs 4 more times through May 26

Reptile Shows

Brandywine Zoo

June 1, 2018 12:00 PM
Occurs 27 more times through Jul 29

Creature Features

Brandywine Zoo

June 1, 2018 2:00 PM
Occurs 92 more times through Aug 31

Keeper Talks

Brandywine Zoo

June 1, 2018 11:30 PM
Occurs 92 more times through Aug 31