After more than three months of being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Virginia Zoo is now open with some modifications and a new schedule. Take a look at our video for the highlights of what you can expect on your next Zoo visit.
All visitors, including Zoo members, are required to purchase tickets in advance. No walk-ups are allowed at this time.
The Zoo is now open to the public!
All Visitors & Zoo Members: Thursday – Monday, 10 am to 5 pm
Zoo Members Only: Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 am to 5 pm
Asia – Trail of the Tiger and Africa – Okavanga Delta are one way paths.
All visitors and staff are required to wear face masks upon entry, indoors and when within 6 feet of others not in their group.
The Zoo Train is now open with increased cleaning protocols and new regulations to ride. Please be advised:
Gift Shop, World of Reptiles and ZooFarm, Australia Walkabout, Water Plaza and Membership Office are temporarily closed. Keeper Chats, ZooLive! Stage presentations and other animal programs are currently canceled.
To ensure the safety of our visitors, staff and animals, the Virginia Zoo is following these procedures until further notice:
Still have questions?
Visit our FAQ page for more details.