Now OpenWorld of Reptiles

World of Reptiles is the slithering, creeping, crawling and curious adventure you’ve been waiting for. Discover the new exhibits, meet who’s here and learn how you can donate.

Gift IdeasZoo Gift Cards

Need to find the perfect gift for that picky family member, coworker or friend? Look no further than a Virginia Zoo gift card! Give them the option to purchase a Zoo membership, go on a shopping spree in our Gift Shop or pig out in one of our restaurants!

From the Zoo BlogMonkey Business

December 14, 2018 - When you visit the Virginia Zoo’s newest exhibit, the World of Reptiles and Friends, what types of animals do you expect to see? Your first thought is probably reptiles like snakes, tortoises and crocodiles. But do you expect to see … More »

Up Close and PersonalBehind-the-Scenes Adventures

Did you know that you can mingle with a giraffe, meet a tortoise or chill with a sloth? Interested in seeing our new reptiles up-close? Learn more about our 12 different behind-the-scenes tours.


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EDUCATIONSchool Programs

We are wild about learning and the Zoo has programs to fit all your educational needs. Our Education Department offers many memorable ways to explore science and nature.