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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 Delaware 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 and is one of over 240 accredited zoos and aquariums in North America, a distinction that marks its commitment to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for the visitor, and a better future for all living things.

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PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Sunday, March 26, 4:30-7pm
SCOUT NIGHT – SOLD OUT!
Enjoy an evening at the zoo at this specially designed event for scouts and their families! There will be activities and learning stations geared toward scout requirements.
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Sundays: 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30
Wednesdays: 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3
9:15am-10am

LITTLE NATURE EXPLORERS: NORTH AMERICAN ANIMALS
2 to 5 year olds and their guardians can join us at our nature playground for a 5 week series about animals, weather, and nature play!
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Saturday, April 8, 9-10am
SENSORY HOUR
Once a month we are opening up the zoo an hour early for guests to enjoy a quieter time with low crowds. We’ll also have some sensory friendly stations and tactile experiences for guests to explore and enjoy.
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Saturday, April 15, 4:30-7pm
CLUES AT THE ZOO
Join us at the Brandywine Zoo for a special escape room-style adventure! Grab your family or friends and get ready to hunt for clues and solve some puzzles. This event is recommended for ages 15+.
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Red Crowned Lemur at the Brandywine-Zoo. Photo by Robert Fries

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