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
Looking for a shorter, 30 minute program designed to best meet the needs of your audience? Mini-classes are taught by Denver Zoo volunteers who use live animals and biofacts in unique ways to engage young and old alike.
Denver Zoo reaches beyond its boundaries and into the community with dynamic, interactive experiences featuring live animals. A variety of programs are available for ages 3 and up that celebrate the wonder and awe of animals and inspire individuals to respect, value and care for the natural world.
Grades Pre-K - 1
30 minute program
Listen to fun and engaging stories about our animal friends. Meet two live animals from these stories. Teachers must provide art instruction components prior to or during this program, as well as any materials needed for the project.