VISITORS: Despite the government shutdown, the Zoo is OPEN Monday, Jan. 22. The Smithsonian can use prior year funds still available to us to do so. Please check back for updates.
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Registration for Fall Classes is Open

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Children's classes offer a variety of interactive experiences to discover the natural world. Using hands-on activities, crafts, experiments, and the Zoo's animal collection, your child will explore concepts in environmental science, strengthen skills needed for success in the classroom, and develop important social skills.

Visit the classes page to view current listings.