The Buttonwood Park Zoo, established in 1894, is the 12th oldest zoo in the United States and has been an important part of the SouthCoast community for 127 years. The Zoo features over 240 species, most notably Asian elephants, red pandas, cougars, eagles, seals, otters, South American primates and numerous waterfowl species. BPZOO is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and has been recognized as “one of the finest small zoos in the United States”.
The Zoo’s operating hours are as followed:
April – October: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, last admission is at 4:15 pm.
November – March: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, last admission is at 3:15 pm.
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BPZOO may close early for special events:
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023 the Zoo will be closed for a private event.
Saturdays & Sundays in October starting on the 14th have special event pricing due to Boo at the Zoo.
For information on Private Event Rentals Click Here.