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Elmwood Park Zoo

Map1661 Harding Blvd.
Norristown, PA 19401
  • Fall Fun
  • Nature
  • Play Centers
  • Zoo/Aquarium


Your first view at Elmwood Park Zoo will likely be the open-air bald eagle exhibit, one of the largest of its kind in the U.S. The Zoo also features over 100 other wild and exotic animals native to North, Central and South America including bison, gray wolves, river otters, squirrel monkeys, and a melanistic jaguar. Elmwood Park Zoo has a number of exciting seasonal attractions including giraffe feeding, pony rides, face painting, train rides, a petting barn and tropical bird feedings.

FAMILY MUST-SEES: Through December 2018, the Wild Lights display transforms the zoo into a winder wonderland complete with animated installations, laser lights, music and Santa’s workshop.

Accessibility Details

The world’s first zoo to be designated as a Certified Autism Center offers multiple resources for visitors with autism or other sensory needs. Sign up for early-morning access events, take advantage of the dedicated quiet space near the prairie dog and bison exhibits, and view an online sensory guide with ratings for each exhibit.

Cost Cutter

Sign out a museum pass at a participating Delaware County, PA library for free admission.

Additional Information:

County: PA - Montgomery County
For SpecialKids: Wheelchair Accessible
Ages: All Ages/Families
Elementary School Age
Middle School & Teens
Toddlers & Preschoolers
Offers Field Trips?: yes
Grades for Field Trips: 0 Early Ed / Preschool
0 Kindergarten
Fall Fun: Corn Mazes
Fall Festivals
Pumpkin/Apple Picking
Parties: yes
Free/Discounted Museum Days: Delaware County Library Museum Pass Program
Library Museum Pass Program
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