We can’t wait to welcome you all back to the Zoo in person. We have made several changes in order to keep our guests and our staff healthy and safe.
Closed for the season.
Opening April 22, 2023
9am-5pm — daily
9am-6pm — Summer hours (May – July)
All parking is free and within an easy walking distance of the zoo entrance.View Map & Directions
Rentals & Accessibility
The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo wishes to meet the needs of every visitor, so all areas of the zoo are stroller, wagon and wheelchair accessible. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal laws. Any person needing reasonable accommodations can make arrangements by calling the zoo office at 260-427-6800 or e-mail us at least 72 hours before your visit.
Wheelchairs, strollers, and wagons are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the main entrance. Quantities are limited.
Single Stroller: $8.00
Double Stroller: $9.00
Wheelchair: FREE ID is required to turn in and returned when wheelchair is returned
(First Come First Served)
The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is a certified sensory inclusive facility registered with KultureCity. We offer quiet places, sensory bags, and headphones. Our staff are trained to help guests with sensory needs enjoy their visit and sensory bags can be checked out at the Guest Services building.
To prepare for your Zoo visit, read our KultureCity social story.
We accept cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express cards at the admission gate, gift shop, and concession stands. Sorry, only tokens are accepted at zoo rides. Tokens may be purchased at token machines located throughout the zoo. We are unable to accept MasterCard Debit cards and MasterCard Prepaid cards at token machines.
LODGING IN FORT WAYNE
As Indiana’s second-largest city, Fort Wayne offers a wide variety of options for dining, lodging, and family fun!
Go to Visit Fort Wayne to check out the many choices available. Enjoy your stay!