Free Family Experiences

Included with zoo admission

Brandywine Zoo programs change frequently to include new and exciting adventures around every corner. The following are free programs with your paid admission. Programs are subject to cancellation or change pending staff availability and animal health.

Visit the lemurs at the Brandywine Zoo

Visit the Lemurs

DAILY 10:30AM

Come to the Madagascar exhibit everyday at 10:30am to see the lemurs at their most active and watch them forage around the exhibit for their morning meal. Lemurs may be out later on some days or not at all on colder days.

Sensory hour at the Brandywine Zoo

Sensory Hour

SATURDAYS: APRIL 13, MAY 11, JUNE 8, JULY 13, AUGUST 10, SEPTEMBER 14, OCTOBER 12, NOVEMBER 9
9-10AM

Visit the zoo for a quiet hour in the morning. Guests can enjoy sensory-friendly stations in a less crowded atmosphere. This is a self-guided visit catering to guests with sensitivities, autism, disabilities and really anyone who could benefit from a quieter more inclusive experience.

For more information, please email DEAI@brandywinezoo.org.

Keeper Talks at the Brandywine Zoo

Keeper Talks

MAR-MAY: WEEKENDS 11:30AM & 1:30PM
JUN-AUG: DAILY 11:30AM & 1:30PM
SEPT-OCT: THURSDAY & FRIDAY 11:30AM & WEEKENDS 11:30AM & 1:30PM
NOV: WEEKENDS 11:30AM

Join our keepers for weekly chats about the animals in the Zoo. Topics and animals change weekly, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!

Creature Features at the Brandywine Zoo

Creature Features

APRIL: WEEKENDS 12PM
MAY-SEPT: WEEKENDS 11AM & 2PM
OCT: WEEKENDS 11AM

Stop by our Ambassador Animal Exercise Yard to meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these education animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Weather permitting, 50˚+

Storytime at the Brandywine Zoo

Storytime

THURSDAYS, JUN-AUG 10:30AM

Join us Thursdays as we read and learn about animals. Each week will be a different book, so come back every week to read them all! Storytime will take place outdoors in the Wildlife Amphitheater.