Bronx Zoo Discounts, Coupons and Promo Codes

With more than 7,000 resident animals showcased over 265 acres, The Bronx Zoo is the largest city zoo in the country! And with so many discounts available for the Bronx Zoo, there’s no reason to pay full price.  You’ll see a vast array of animals when you visit the Monkey House, Jungle World with an amazing array of animals, the World of Darkness with bats and other nocturnal animals, and the Congo Gorilla Forest. Be sure to catch a Sea Lion and Penguin Feeding! Speaking of feeding, check out our Self-guided Food Tour of nearby Arthur Avenue!

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Bronx Zoo Free Day

Visit on Wednesdays when admission is “Suggested Donation Day” or pay what you wish.  We have many other suggestions for free or pay-what-you-wish days at other popular NYC museums and attractions (click here).

Hours (seasonal):

  • April-October 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (5:30 p.m. on weekends and holidays).
  • November to late March 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Animal exhibits close 30 min prior to park closing.
  • 4-D Theater, Bug Carousel and Zoo Shuttle are open until park closing.

Bronx Zoo Discounts, Coupons, free day and Promo Codes

General Admission Tickets can only be purchased at the Zoo gate ticket booth and not online.

A GA ticket does not include

  • JungleWorld
  • 4-D Theater
  • Bug Carousel
  • Congo Gorilla Forest
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Wild Asia Monorail
  • and Zoo Shuttle.

Those each have a $5.00 entrance fee with General Admission tickets so better to buy the Total Experience. Entrance to Congo Gorilla Forest is free Jan. 2–April 3.  

Prices: 

  • Adult $19.95
  • Child (3-12) $12.95
  • Senior (65+) $17.95
  • Children 2 years and under free.

Total Experience Tickets give you unlimited access to a host of premium exhibits and activities. They are available both online and at the gate.  Save 25% on Total Experience Ticket with Goldstar.

Prices when purchased online or at the gate:

  • Adult (13 & over) $33.95
  • Child 3-12  $23.95
  • Senior (65 & over) $28.95
  • Child; 2 & under FREE

Discounts, Coupons and Promo Codes for the Bronx Zoo:

  • Visit on Wednesdays when admission is “Suggested Donation Day” or pay what you wish.  We have many other suggestions for free or pay-what-you-wish days at other popular NYC museums and attractions (click here).
  • The Zoo’s own website often has promo codes listed at the top of the page so keep your eyes open for those.
  • Military Discount: The Bronx Zoo offers year-round discounts to any active duty or reserve members of the U.S. Military when they present a valid military ID at the admissions gate. Discount includes: free Total Experience Ticket or General Admission ticket and 50% off discount for up to three family members included on the same admissions transaction. Discounted tickets are available at the admissions booths only, not through our online ticket store. Military discounts are not applicable on Wednesdays (pay-what-you-wish day) at the Bronx Zoo.
  • Free General Admission to New York City undergraduate college students. Eligible students must be:
    • attending a NYC college (must show a valid college ID from an institution within the 5 boroughs of New York City; 
    • NYC resident, attending non-NYC college (must show valid college ID and proof of NYC residency).

How to Get to the Bronx Zoo

How to get to the Bronx Zoo

The Bronx Zoo is easy to get to with the New York City Subway.  From Times Square, it is approximately a 1 hour ride on the 2 train.  Use our interactive Google Map for directions to the zoo, and read our posts on helpful hints on navigating the subway and choosing which MetroCard to buy.

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