The Beardsley Zoo

Zoo Hours
Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is open daily from 9 am to 4 pm.

(We are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. We close at 1 pm on the days before these holidays, with the last ticket sold at noon.)

Hours are subject to change due to weather and operational capacity.



Monday – Friday: Open 10 am to 3 pm
Weekends & Holidays: Open 9 am to 4 pm

Monday – Friday: Open 9:30 am to 3 pm
Weekends & Holidays: Open 9:30 to 4 pm

Hours are subject to change due to staffing and weather conditions.

Gift Shop
Open daily from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Rainforest Building
Open daily from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm


General Admission

FREE for Connecticut Zoological Society Members Join now and receive free admission today. Click here to learn about membership benefits.

Adult Admission (ages 12 & older) = $15.00
Child Admission (ages 3 -11) = $12.00
Senior Admission (62 & older) = $11.00
Under 3 years = FREE

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