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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

Saturday, Dec. 31, 11am–12:15pm
NOON YEAR’S EVE
Celebrate the New Year Zoo-style for kids by ringing in the New Year at NOON! We’ll have games, crafts, and a celebratory atmosphere with a group countdown to Noon.
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Sunday, Jan. 1, 10am-10:30am;
11:00am-11:30am
FIRST DAY HIKE AT THE ZOO
Ring in the New Year by joining the national First Day Hike movement with a guided ‘hike’ through the zoo!
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Sundays: 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5 OR
Wednesdays: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8
9:15am-10am

LITTLE NATURE EXPLORERS SESSION 10
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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Sundays: 2/19, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19 OR
Wednesdays: 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22
9:15am-10am

LITTLE NATURE EXPLORERS SESSION 11
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!
LEARN MORE & REGISTER

ADOPT A BRANDYWINE ZOO ANIMAL FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

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NOON YEAR’S EVE
Saturday, December 31
11am–12:15pm

noon years eve ball dropCelebrate the New Year Zoo-style by ringing in the New Year at NOON!

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