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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.

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. 

Upcoming Local Happenings
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BIG TIME Philadelphia Zoo

Girard Avenue

Now thru 10/31 - check out BIG TIME at the historic  Philadelphia Zoo! Get there on SEPTA Routes 15 or 38. 

20210325 00:00 20211231 00:00 America/New_York BIG TIME Philadelphia Zoo <p>Now thru 10/31 - check out BIG TIME at the historic&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/destination/philadelphiazoo?center=39.97038966927213,-75.19571149999999&amp;zoom=15">Philadelphia Zoo</a>!&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA Routes 15 or 38.&nbsp;</p> 3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Boo at the zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo

Over three weekends in October - until 10/31, the Philadelphia Zoo transforms into a seasonal wildlife wonderland for Boo at the Zoo. Kids can wear their costumes to greet animals, get their photo snapped and grab candy at stations set up throughout the attraction. Get there on SEPTA Routes 15 or 38. 

20211016 00:00 20211101 00:00 America/New_York Boo at the Zoo <p>Over three weekends in October - until 10/31, the Philadelphia Zoo transforms into a seasonal wildlife wonderland for&nbsp;<a href="https://philadelphiazoo.org/events/boo-at-the-zoo/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Boo at the Zoo</a>. Kids can wear their costumes to greet animals, get their photo snapped and grab candy at stations set up throughout the attraction. Get there on SEPTA Routes 15 or 38.&nbsp;</p> 3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Plan Your Trip


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