Franklin Park Zoo

Franklin Park Zoo is a 72-acre site nestled within Boston's historic Franklin Park.

1 Franklin Park Rd., Boston, MA 02121

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At Franklin Park Zoo, guests can experience the most innovative and intimate indoor gorilla exhibit in the world. Visitors to the signature Tropical Forest can stand face-to-face with the Zoo's seven western lowland gorillas at one of five glass viewing stations in the state-of-the-art indoor exhibit. It's a truly unforgettable experience! While at Franklin Park Zoo, be sure to also visit the African lion in the Kalahari Kingdom, the tigers in the Tiger Tales exhibit, the Masai giraffe and Grant's zebra on the Giraffe Savannah, and the many other remarkable species that call the Zoo home.

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  • Roaring Nights: Be a Kid Again

    Who says zoos are only for kids? Party like a kid again in our all new Children's Zoo on Saturday,...

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    Sat, Apr 29, 2017

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  • Roaring Nights: Be a Kid Again

    Who says zoos are only for kids? Party like a kid again in our all new Children's Zoo on Saturday,...

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    Sat, May 6, 2017

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  • Go WILD during ArtWeek Boston at Franklin Park Zoo

    Puppetry, Drawing, and Wildlife Photography Workshops! Celebrate Artweek in a WILD way at Franklin Park Zoo. Join us on Sunday,...

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    Sun, May 7, 2017

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  • Design Day at Franklin Park Zoo!

    Calling all permaculture designers and enthusiasts! Join us in the planning of the zoo's new forest garden. Participants will review...

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    Sun, May 7, 2017

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  • Celebrate Azize's 2nd Birthday!

    Azize, the youngest of Franklin Park Zoo's gorilla troop, will turn two in May and you're invited to the party....

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    Sat, May 13, 2017

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