VISITORS: The Harvard Street NW Bridge/entrance to the Zoo will be closed to vehicular traffic until 1:00 p.m. today, Oct. 19, to facilitate a federal highways bridge inspection. Pedestrians will have access to the bridge throughout the closure.
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Phone Numbers

General Information: 202-633-4888
Guest Services: 202-633-2614
Zoo Police: 202-633-4134
Membership Services: 202-633-2922
Donations/Advancement Office: 202-633-0703
Education Office: 202-633-3024
Volunteer Office: 202-633-3025
Media Inquiries: 202-633-3055 Please visit the Newsroom for more information
Image and Copyright Use: 202-633-3055
Lost and Found: For items you may have accidentally left at the Zoo, please call the Zoo Police at 202-633-4134, or visit the Police Office off Olmsted Walk just above the Mane Grill.

Visiting Address

Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute
3001 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20008

Mailing Addresses

Smithsonian's National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute
P.O. Box 37012 MRC 5516
Washington, DC 20013

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
1500 Remount Road
Front Royal, VA 22630

Friends of the National Zoo
FONZ Membership
P.O. Box 37012 MRC 5516
Washington, DC 20013