Plan Your Visit - Metro Richmond Zoo

Plan Your Visit

Come and See

Virginia's Largest Zoological Park

The Metro Richmond Zoo is home to 2,000 animals

representing 190 species from around the world.

The zoo is situated on 150 acres of land.

WILD world awaits you. Start planning your visit now! 

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Early Closure

The zoo closes early at 4:00 PM on December 20, 21, & 22 to prepare for The Miracle of Christmas-Live at the Zoo.

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Park Hours

OPEN YEAR-ROUND

Monday – Saturday

9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

CLOSED

Sundays

Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve,
Christmas Day, New Year’s Day

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Last entry is 45 minutes before the zoo closes. Some animals go off exhibit 30 minutes before the park closes.

Call ahead during snowy or icy conditions to check the hours.

When air temperatures are 45° or below, a few animals (including the giraffes) will not go on exhibit for their safety.

Daily Admission

Adult (age 12-59) – – – – – – – – $23.95

Senior (age 60+) – – – – – – – – $22.95

Child (age 2-11) – – – – – – – – – $17.95

Infant (age 1 and under) – – – – Free

 

 

 

 

Group Rates and Discounts

 

Schools, Corporate events, Scouts, etc.

Call (804) 739-5666 ext. 2 for pricing and to schedule the following types of groups:

  • Schools
  • Preschools/Daycare (10+ children to qualify for rates)
  • Homeschool (25+ K-12 students to qualify for rates)
  • Birthday Parties
  • Corporate Events
  • Colleges
  • Scouts
  • Senior
  • Special Needs
  • Church/Youth Groups

Click here to schedule a Fall or Spring school field trip.

Walk-in Groups

Bring a walk-in group to the zoo and receive discounted tickets!

Purchase 10 or more daily admission tickets in a single transaction to receive a 10% ticket discount. To qualify for this rate, the tickets must be purchased at the zoo and everyone must be present. Group discount not available for online tickets.

Discounts
  • Military discount: 10% off daily admission tickets. Discount applies to active and retired military personnel, their spouse, and dependent children. Must present military I.D. at the zoo to receive discount. Online purchase with discount not available.
  • Zip and Zoo Combo: Purchase zoo admission with an adventure park ticket to save $10 off the Treetop Zoofari Course or save $5 off the Junior Explorer Course in the same day.
  • Group Discount: Save 10% off admission tickets when you purchase 10 or more daily admission tickets in a single transaction. To qualify for this rate, the tickets must be purchased at the zoo and everyone must be present. Group discount not available for online tickets.

Animal Food

Zoo Treat Cup – – – – – – – $3.00

Budgie Stick – – – – – – – –  $2.00

 

Ride Tickets

Safari Sky Lift – – – – – – – – – – $4.00

Safari Train Ride – – – – – – – –  $4.00

Penguin Falls Drop Tower – – – $4.00

Jungle Carousel – – – – – – – – $2.00

Unlimited Ride Band – – – – – –  $14.00

Rides are FREE for Gold and Gold+ Members

Location

8300 Beaver Bridge Road

Moseley, VA 23120

(Chesterfield County)

 

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Parking and Day Rentals

Parking (all vehicles) – – – – – – – Free

Single Stroller – – – – – – – – – – – – $7.00

Double Stroller – – – – – – – – – – – $12.00

Adult Transport Chair – – – – – – – $12.00

 

Adult transport chair requires an able-bodied person to push it

Connect with the Wild

Come face-to-face with thousands of animals and learn all about them.

Today at the Zoo

Connect with the Wild

Come face-to-face with thousands of animals and learn all about them.

Today at the Zoo

9:30 AM

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

2:30 PM

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

4:15 PM

4:30 PM

5:00 PM

ZOO OPENS

OTTER FEEDING

PENGUIN FEEDING

CHEETAH TALK

SIAMANG FEEDING

OTTER FEEDING

PENGUIN FEEDING

LAST ENTRY

SOME EXHIBITS CLOSE

ZOO CLOSES

9:30 AM

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

2:30 PM

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

4:15 PM

4:30 PM

5:00 PM

ZOO OPENS

OTTER FEEDING

PENGUIN FEEDING

CHEETAH TALK

SIAMANG FEEDING

OTTER FEEDING

PENGUIN FEEDING

LAST ENTRY

SOME EXHIBITS CLOSE

ZOO CLOSES

More about daily Keeper Talks and animal feedings

MEMORABLE MOMENTS

Animal Encounters

Schedule a private visit with one of our animal ambassadors: penguin, parrot, armadillo, or snake and learn more about them from their caretakers

NAVIGATE

Zoo Map

Start planning your adventure today

BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOUR

The Orangutan Experience

Learn more about orangutan behavior and conservation efforts while seeing orangutans up close and personal

BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOUR

The Orangutan Experience

Learn more about orangutan behavior and conservation efforts while seeing orangutans up close and personal

MEMORABLE MOMENTS

Animal Encounters

Schedule a private visit with one of our animal ambassadors: penguin, parrot, armadillo, or snake and learn more about them from their caretakers

NAVIGATE

Zoo Map

Start planning your adventure today

MEMORABLE MOMENTS
Animal Encounters

 

 

Schedule a private visit with one of our animal ambassadors:

penguin, parrot, armadillo, or snake and learn more

about them from their caretakers

More Info
NAVIGATE
Zoo Map

 

Start planning your adventure today

Explore Map
BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOUR
The Orangutan Experience

 

 

Learn more about orangutan behavior and conservation efforts

while seeing orangutans up close and personal

More Info