Admission and Hours of Operation


  • $5 per person (ALL ages)
  • Schools/Organizations – $5 per person (Booking Required)
  • Petting Zoo Food – $2 per bag +$1 extra scoops, Produce varies when available
  • Credit Cards:  Greater of $1 or 4% surcharge

We encourage you to donate more if you’d like.  All donations benefit the care, feed, shelter, & rescue of animals!  Thank you for your support!

Admission Hours

 *Weather Permitting*

  • Monday:  11 am to 3 pm
  • Tuesday: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Wednesday: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Thursday:  11 am to 3 pm
  • Friday: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Saturday:  11 am to 3 pm
  • Sunday: 11 am to 3 pm

*Listen to the message at (302) 504-6500 for daily and recommended hours.  Thank you!

*Weather Permitting generally means rain or snow, but can also include the days that follow precipitation as well as excessive temperatures or wind in the Summer & Winter months. If you are uncertain about weather conditions, please call (302) 504-6500 prior to your departure for the day’s hours.  Messages are updated by 11 a.m. every day.

Hours may also be limited due to freeze/thaw events in the months of January & February.

Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Independence Day & Easter

*Weather Permitting:  The zoo is or may be closed before, during, or after periods of precipitation.  The zoo may also closed if temperatures are below 40 degrees or above 85 degrees.  This means, it is best to arrive EARLY in the summer months to avoid the afternoon heat index and possible storms.

Call (302) 504-6500

for recommended hours!

Zoo Weather

3 Palms Zoo
January 2, 2022, 11:04 pm
real feel: 41°F
humidity: 70%
wind speed: 7 mph N
wind gusts: 16 mph
UV-Index: 0
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