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Central Park Zoo

64th Street and Fifth Ave, New York, New York 10021 USA

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Fri 10a-5p
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  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
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“Connecting people to wild nature”

The Central Park Zoo is a small 5 acre zoo located in Central Park in New York City. It is part of an integrated system of four zoos and the New York Aquarium managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). The zoo began in the 1860s as a menagerie, making it the first official zoo to open in New York. The Central Park Zoo includes the Tisch Children's Zoo.

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Reviewed by
Janet

  • 21 Reviews
  • 35 Helpful
June 01, 2016

It is a small zoo but worth a visit. The seals are absolutely amazing! They are so animated and love to play. I swear some of them were posing for pictures. The penguins are pretty cool as well. You can watch them swim underwater through the glass.

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A Jaunt With Joy

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  • 119 Reviews
  • 34 Helpful
June 01, 2016
Rated 3.0

Small zoo, but worth a visit.

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sag

  • 13 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
June 01, 2016
Rated 3.0

I t was a bit disappointing, the kids liked it but it's small.

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Central Park Zoo

64th Street and Fifth Ave
New York, New York
10021 USA

Hours

Open now until 5:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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