"National Zoological Park" Smithsonian Institute Museums / National Zoo Tip by seagoingJLW

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The Smithsonian's National Zoo was founded in 1889. There are 3100 animals of 435 different species here.

The zoo is open every day except Christmas.

From May 1 to September 15, the grounds are open from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm and the buildings from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

From September 16 to April 30, the grounds are open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm and the buildings from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.

It will take about four hours to see the whole zoo. Use the zoo map to plan your itinerary.

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  • Written Jan 28, 2003
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