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

Fare

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 $2 off with this Perk

Upcoming Local Happenings
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LumiNature!

The Philadelphia Zoo

After more than two years of planning, the Philadelphia Zoo’s nighttime winter wonderland, LumiNature!, has come to life! The interactive experience features 12 light displays, all paired with their own wildlife theme and filled with animals like peacocks, penguins, and snakes. Strolling performers will add to the fun, and hot chocolate and warming adult beverages will be available. Runs thru 1/12. Cost is $24 for adults, $19 for children ages 2-11, free for children under 2. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Route 38 Bus or the Route 15 Trolley. Or flash your SEPTA Key on the Philly PHLASH to ride for free!

20191120 00:00 20200113 00:00 America/New_York LumiNature! <p>After more than two years of planning, the Philadelphia Zoo&rsquo;s nighttime winter wonderland, <a href="http://phillyzooluminature.org">LumiNature!</a>, has come to life! The interactive experience features 12 light displays, all paired with their own wildlife theme and filled with animals like peacocks, penguins, and snakes. Strolling performers will add to the fun, and hot chocolate and warming adult beverages will be available. Runs thru 1/12. Cost is $24 for adults, $19 for children ages 2-11, free for children under 2. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Route 38 Bus or the Route 15 Trolley. Or flash your SEPTA Key on the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/107">Philly PHLASH</a> to ride for free!</p> Philadelphia Zoo., West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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