Open every day of the year
Summer Hours (March 1 – October 31)
Admissions Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Grounds close at 6 p.m.
Ages 12-64: $17
Ages 65+: $14
Ages 3-11: $12
2 and Under: Free
2016 Free Days: 11/4, 11/7, 11/17
Grades 6 - 8
Bring Denver Zoo’s education resources to your class. Opportunities are available for early childhood education through 12th grade students to learn about standards-based science concepts through live animal interactions, biofacts (such as skin and bones) exploration and hands-on activities in their own classroom. All classes are aligned to current Colorado Academic Standards where appropriate.
Understand the concepts of endangered species and the terms endangered, threatened and extinct.
Through activities and live animal encounters, understand why some animals are in danger of extinction.
Use inquiry skills in an investigation to decide which animals are most important to save in a race to protect biodiversity.