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Discover a world full of fun and adventure!

Dublin Zoo is much more than a fun-filled, stimulating day out for all the family... it’s a place to learn about wild animals, especially those which are endangered. The Zoo is a registered charity – your visit will help maintain Dublin Zoo to a high standard, improve the Zoo and contribute to conservation programmes.  

Located in the Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, Dublin Zoo is Ireland’s most popular family attraction, and welcomed over one million visitors last year. 

As one of the world’s oldest, yet popular zoos, the 28 hectare park in the heart of Dublin is home to some 400 animals in safe environment where education and conservation combine for an exciting and unforgettable experience!


Visitor Notice

To facilitate the visit of Pope Francis to the Phoenix Park, the Phoenix Park will be closed to the public on Saturday 25th, Sunday 26th and Monday 27th August. This means that Dublin Zoo will not open for these days.

The necessary Dublin Zoo staff have been provided with accreditation allowing entry to the Phoenix Park to ensure that the animals are cared for as normal during this brief closure.

Dublin Zoo recognises that its closure, as part of wider the Phoenix Park closure, is necessary to ensure the health and safety of the hundreds of thousands of people who will be attending this public event.

Daily Talks & Activities

 To help you make the most of your visit to the zoo have a look at our daily animal feeds and talks.

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Hours and Rates

Dublin Zoo is open from 9.30am daily


Adult €18.00
Child under 3 Free
Senior Citizens €14.00

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How to get here

Zoo MapLocated in the Phoenix Park, Dublin 8 it is easy to get to Dublin Zoo

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