Coming SoonWorld 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 coming and learn how you can donate.

Membership SwapsBecome a Member

Want to take advantage of this year’s membership swaps with participating Hampton Roads organizations and enjoy our newest member benefit, March Member Madness? Become a member today to enjoy our zootacular perks!

From the Zoo BlogBeary Cool Animals

February 22, 2018 - The Virginia Zoo has two pairs of bears, moon bear brothers Thai and Chai, and sun bear couple Palu and Suntil. For this edition of Tales of the Tails, we have everything you need to know about the elusive pair … More »

Up Close and PersonalBehind-the-Scenes Adventures

Did you know that you can feed a giraffe, meet a tortoise or chill with a sloth? Interested in seeing our new rhinos up-close? Learn more about our nine 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.