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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 by Mane Grill.
Community News: Are you a neighbor to the Zoo? Please see the Community News page for updates on Zoo projects or to email the neighborhood inbox.

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