Visitors: Parts of the Zoo will close early on Oct. 28 in preparation for Night of the Living Zoo. Also, please note that winter hours began on Oct. 1. Please see the hours page for updated opening and closing times.

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Who doesn't love a winter expedition, especially when there's a little learning involved? Explore and learn with Friends of the National Zoo this winter through camps and birthday parties. Snow... read more
Prepare to witness death defying acts and amazing oddities at Friends of the National Zoo's annual adults-only Halloween party, Night of the Living Zoo. Member tickets are on sale now.
Celebrate the spookiest night of year with more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, keeper chats, and decorated trails. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on September 9, 2016 for Members... read more

Reciprocating Zoos

Your FONZ membership can be used for admission discounts at other zoos and aquariums! Learn more about the reciprocating zoos program.

Replacement cards

There is a $5 charge for printing a replacement card. Please visit the FONZ membership card replacement page to order a new one.