Coupons & Discounts
A senior Franklin Park Zoo discount zoo ticket is offered to all 62 years of age and older.
2016 - Kids’ Price Saturdays. On the first Saturday of every month, October through March, all visitors pay the children’s zoo ticket price. Some restrictions apply.
The 2016 Entertainment Book features a Franklin Park Zoo coupon. You receive a FREE child's ticket when you purchase an adult's ticket. If you don't have a book or a mobile app, you can get one here.
On the Friday after Thanksgiving, zoo admission is half-price during the hours of 10am to 4pm. Some restrictions apply.
A group rate is offered for groups of 10 or more paying, non-member guests. Reservations must be made ahead of time.
Libraries sometimes offer FREE or discounted passes to patrons. You need to reserve ahead of time and some restrictions may apply.
Active military personnel and their immediate family member can receive a 50% off discount Franklin Park zoo ticket with a government issued military ID for each person receiving the discount.
Teachers receive 50% off admission and a discount on memberships. Proof of credentials required.
Franklin Park Zoo is included in the Go Boston Card.
If you have a membership to another AZA-accredited zoo, you may qualify for a discounted zoo ticket or FREE admission.
Membership for the Franklin Park Zoo includes FREE admission to Franklin Park and Stone Zoos, FREE parking at both zoos, discounted admission to over 140 zoos and aquariums nationwide, discounts at gift shop, education programs, party rentals and discounts socertain events.
Franklin Park Zoo coupons, discounts, specials and deals are usually for a limited time and may change often.
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Franklin Park Zoo Information
Address: 1 Franklin Park Road
Boston, Massachusetts 02121
Animals: over 1,000
Size: 72 acres
About Franklin Park Zoo
Also known as Zoo New England, this zoo is home to over 1,000 animals from more than 220 species. It is inside Boston’s Franklin Park and part of the Emerald Necklace Park System.
This Boston zoo is divided into major categories which include: Tropical Forest, Franklin Farm, Serengeti Crossing, Kalahari Kingdom, and Outback Trail. There are also some minor areas such as Tiger Tales and the African Wild Dog exhibit.
Tropical Forest is a must-see on your trip to this Massachusetts zoo. It contains over 50 species of animals including Western lowland gorilla, pygmy hippo, ocelots, pottos, free-flight birds and more.
Franklin Park Zoo Details
The Franklin Park Zoo is open most days. However, it is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and certain events. Announcements are made online before a closed day.
Hours for the Massachusetts Zoo are from April 1 – September 30: 10am to 5pm weekdays and 10am to 6pm weekends. Regular Franklin Zoo ticket prices are Adults: $19.95, Seniors (62 and up): $16.95, Children (2-12): $12.95 and Children under 2 are FREE.
Parking is FREE.
Picnic facilities are available for guests.
The zoo has a concession stand open year round and also a grill that is open seasonally.
For an additional charge, the zoo has a carousel, safari Jeep and train ride. These are open seasonally and are $2 a ride. In addition, the zoo has a 6-D movie ride entitled Rhino Rescue has an additional fee of $5. This ride is also a seasonal ride.
Wheelchairs are available at no charge. However, you will be required to show a current photo ID. Power chairs are available for $20 from April to October (weather permitting). Both are first come, first served. Single and double strollers are available for rent from May through October ($5 and $7).