Education Department

General Education Inquiries:
Phone: (302) 571-7850 Ext. 209
Fax: (302) 577-7480

Curator of Education
Jacque Williamson
(302) 571-7850 Ext. 208

Assistant Curator of Education
Hannah Pretz
School & Outreach Programs
(302) 571-7850 Ext. 207

Zoo Camps
(302) 571-7850 Ext. 209

Education Special Events
Emily Culkin or Mark Bosshardt
(302) 571-7850 Ext. 209

Delaware Zoological Society

Mike Allen
Executive Director of Delaware Zoological Society
(302) 571-7788 Ext. 206

Membership questions?

302-571-7788 ext. 215

Gift Shop

302-571-7788 ext. 214

Birthday Parties

Visit our Party Page for FAQs and information.
(302) 571-7788 Ext. 215

Host your Event at the Zoo

Interested in hosting an Event at the Zoo?
Contact Jennifer Lynch, 302-571-7788 ext. 228

Donation Request

Each year, we distribute a limited amount of admission passes to non-profit and community organizations from our local area. Please submit your request with date needed by, and address to send to (on your group’s official letterhead) to Or mail to Zoo address 1001 N Park Dr. Wilm DE 19802 Attn: Donation Request.
Due to the high volume of requests we receive, unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate all of them.

For the Media

News and entertainment media wishing to visit the zoo grounds for interviews and/or photography must contact the main office in advance for arrangements. Call (302) 571-7747.

Photography Permission

During your visit or while attending zoo camp your child may be filmed, videotaped, and/or photographed by a Brandywine Zoo employee, contract photographer, and or the news media. The enrollment and attendance serves as permission for the use of your child’s image by the Brandywine Zoo and its constituents.

Want to know more about our animals? Need information on our Education Programs? Have a suggestion or a comment about the Zoo and our activities? We’re happy to help.

The Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Dr
Wilmington, Delaware 19802

Phone: (302) 571-7747
Fax: (302) 571-7787

Fill out my online form.