About the Zoo
There’s a lot to discover at the Virginia Zoo – from our rich history to our lush gardens.
Recreation, education and conservation at the Virginia Zoo.
Learn about the ways we walk the talk.
Career opportunities at the Virginia Zoo.
Learn fun facts about the Norfolk Southern Express.
Discover some interesting facts about the Virginia Zoo.
Meet the Virginia Zoo’s lions, giraffes, reptiles and more.
The Virginia Zoo is over 100 years old! Learn more about how we’ve grown up to be a world class Zoo.
Come see the animals in our gardens – from organic roses to lush tropical plants to exotic African vegetables.
Support the Zoo
Your support helps us deliver great programs and great care for our animals.
Special Animal Encounters and Zoo Gift Ideas
Unique Zoo packages can create that perfect gift for a friend or a great reward just for you.
Look for the AZA logo when you visit any zoo or aquarium. It’s your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to delivering excellent care for animals and a great experience for you.
The Virginia Zoo provides donations to nonprofit organizations sponsoring fundraising activities to benefit their members or target audiences.
Meet some of the Virginia Zoo staff.