Philadelphia Zoo

The Philadelphia Zoo, located in West Philadelphia, has over 300 species of animals spread throughout its beautiful 42-acre space. As one America's first zoos, it also is known for its historic architecture, including the home of William Penn's grandson. 

How to get there

Hop the Route 38 Bus or the Route 15 Trolley. Or flash your SEPTA Pass on the Philly PHLASH and ride for free!


There are many ways to get here on SEPTA, there are also many ways to pay. Click here to learn which fare is best for you. ‚Äč

Things To Do

In the McNeil Avian Center, visitors can walk-through habitats and observe over 100 birds from around the world. Big Cat Falls gives visitors an up-close look at felines like lions, leopards, jaguars, pumas, and tigers. Besides a vast array of animals from near and far, the zoo also offers swan boat rides, a hot air balloon, and pony rides. The zoo's youngest visitors can take a ride on the charming SEPTA PZ Express - and receive $1 off with this Perk

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