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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). See our Before You Visit page for COVID-19 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!

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VIRTUAL PROGRAMS & EVENTS

May 21, 11am
ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP
What does it mean to be endangered? Learn what’s threatening animals and their habitats around the world, and how we can help! (Grades K-6)
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June 1-September 4
Tuesdays at 10:30am and Saturdays at 1:30pm
DIVERSITY STORY TIME
The Brandywine Zoo is thrilled to present our brand new Diversity Storytime series offered free all summer long!  (Ages 18 months – 7 years)
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July 15 – August 14
Thursdays at 9:30am and Sundays at 10:30am
VIRTUAL SCIENCE CUBS
Calling all 3 to 5 year old animal lovers – our animals are all mixed up! Join us for the wildest Pre-K series in town.
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ON-SITE PROGRAMS & EVENTS

May 19, 5-7pm
SIP & STROLL
The Brandywine Zoo is excited to announce a new happy hour series to Sip & Stroll through the Zoo and enjoy an adult beverage from Bellefonte Brewing and/or Liquid Alchemy Beverages, as well as a shaved ice from Kona Ice. Fun animal encounters and activities for all ages! Limited number of tickets will be sold. Beer purchases sold separately.
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June 16 and June 30, 5-7pm
SIP & STROLL
The Brandywine Zoo is excited to announce a new happy hour series to Sip & Stroll through the Zoo and enjoy an adult beverage from Bellefonte Brewing and/or Liquid Alchemy Beverages, as well as a shaved ice from Kona Ice. Fun animal encounters and activities for all ages! Limited number of tickets will be sold. Beer purchases sold separately.
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BE A ZOO EXPLORER!

Explore the zoo with your refillable Brandywine Zoo Explorers Backpack. All you need for your expedition at the zoo.

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A DELAWARE ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP OFFERS A BROAD RANGE OF BENEFITS

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