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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