Members are our strongest champions of animal conservation and wildlife research. When you become a member, you also receive exclusive benefits, like special opportunities to meet animals, discounts at Zoo stores and more.
The Zoo is free and open daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entry passes are required for all guests, including infants.
The Smithsonian's National Zoo app retired on June 5, 2017. The popular live animal webcams are available on this website and will automatically resize for optimum viewing on tablets, cell phones and other devices.