About the Zoo
The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is operated by the non-profit Fort Wayne Zoological Society under a cooperative agreement with the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreations Department. The zoo receives no tax funding for operations and operates solely on earned revenue and donations.
Connecting kids and animals
Inspiring people to care.
Winner of the 2014 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award
…and also voted Indiana’s #1 Summer “Gotta-Do” Attraction in a contest sponsored by the Indiana Office of Tourism & Development.
What’s New at the Zoo
Work at the Zoo! View our current part-time and full-time employment opportunities.
History of the Zoo
Discover how the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo became one of the Top Ten Zoos in the nation in this History of the Zoo.
Have a question or comment about the zoo? Send us an e-mail by selecting one of the e-mail links below.
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If you prefer, you can reach us by mail at
3411 Sherman Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
or by phone at 260-427-6800.