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SPEND A DAY AT THE FORT WAYNE CHILDREN’S ZOO!

Hours, Details, and Parking

Hours

Monday-Sunday: 9am-7pm

Parking

All parking is free and is within an easy walk to the zoo entrance.

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Rentals & Accessibility

Single Stroller: $4.00
Double Stroller: $6.00
Wagon: $7.00
Wheelchair: FREE

$10.00 Deposit required, refunded when wheelchair is returned

Why does Trip Advisor call Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo the 7th Best Zoo in the U.S., the 20th Best Zoo in the World? Because from the Australian Adventure, to the Indonesian Rainforest, to the African Journey – our zoo is loaded with some of the planet’s most amazing residents. Discover what makes Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo one of Indiana’s top destinations for family fun.

A YEAR OF FAMILY FUN!

Connect with your inner 'WILD' at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Our zoo is loaded with some of the planet’s most amazing residents. Discover what makes Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo one of Indiana’s top destinations for family fun.

Benefits & Membership Packages
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Support Our Mission

Connecting kids and animals, strengthening families and inspiring people to care.

Events

Sunday

25

August
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

2019 Orangutan SSP Husbandry W

This workshop is intended to provide up-to-date information about the proper care and mana...

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Tuesday

27

August
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Storytime

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Sunday

1

September
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

End of Summer Picnic

Join us for a celebration of summer at the Zoo! We'll be enjoying the last...

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A Sealion

Volunteers

Volunteers

Volunteers

Wild Encounters

Wild Encounters

Careers

Careers

Zoo News

May 2, 2019

Our Volunteers

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo prepares to open for their 55th year of operation on April 27th. Included in these preparations are the training of numerous volunteers who have signed up for this upcoming season. While the zoo already has a wonderful group of volunteers, we are ... Read More

Our Volunteers

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo prepares to open for their 55th year of operati ... Read More

International Primate Day

September 1st is an important day, because it’s International Primate Day! ... Read More

New To The Zoo: Justin

Our red pandas have always been a fan favorite at the zoo, but this season you'll defin ... Read More

Where Do Animals Go In The Winter?

Winter, in all of its frozen glory, is upon us. Since most of our animals live outside, we ... Read More

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