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Welcome To The
Brandywine Zoo!

The Brandywine Zoo is located along the Brandywine River in beautiful Brandywine Park in Wilmington, Delaware.  The Zoo is usually open 10AM to 4PM, (closed Mondays and Tuesdays January through March), however we are currently closed to visitors until further notice.  Please check our calendar before your next visit.  Admission rates vary.  See the Visit Page for details.

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!

Upcoming Events

May 15

Endangered Species Day School Event

May 15 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
May 16

Endangered Species Day

May 16 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Jun 06

Would You Like To Meet A Few Of Our Friends?!?