Welcome to the Brandywine Zoo!
The Brandywine Zoo is located in Wilmington, Delaware, along the Brandywine River in beautiful Brandywine Park. The Zoo is open 10am to 4pm (last admission at 3:30pm).
The Brandywine Zoo is managed by the Division of Parks and Recreation with the support of the Delaware Zoological Society. The Brandywine Zoo is a member of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) and is one of over 200 accredited zoos and aquariums in North America, a distinction that marks its commitment to providing excellent care for animals!
VIRTUAL PROGRAMS & EVENTS
Thursday, Nov. 18 @ 11am
FALL VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP
Explore the zoo and meet the fascinating animals that live here as we talk about nature and conservation!
Friday, Dec. 17 @ 11am
BEHIND THE SCENES VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP
Join us as we check out staff areas the public never gets to see! We’ll stop by our commissary kitchen, hospital, and other areas behind the scenes at Brandywine Zoo.
Friday, Jan. 14 @ 11am
ANIMALS IN WINTER VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP
What do animals do in the winter and how do we care for our animals at Brandywine Zoo when it’s cold out? Join us during this virtual field trip to learn all about animals in winter!
ON-SITE PROGRAMS & EVENTS
FACIAL COVERING GUIDELINES
Face masks are be required indoors regardless of vaccination status.
Oct. 22, Oct. 23 & Oct. 24, 10am-3pm
BOO AT THE ZOO
Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. All are invited to wear costumes while visiting the zoo animals.
Saturday, Nov. 6, 10am-3:30pm
Calling all Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts! Lead your own adventure on a special self-guided tour through the zoo with a customized activity booklet!
Saturdays, Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Dec, 4 & Dec. 18, 12:30–2:30pm
MAKE & TAKE HOLIDAY GIFT WORKSHOPS
Join us for gift-making workshops where YOU create a one-of-a-kind gift that is environmentally friendly and hand-made.