Hours & Prices

Summer Hours are
April – October

9:00am – 5:00pm, daily (with the last admission at 4:15pm)

Winter Hours are
November – March

9:00am – 4:00pm, daily (with the last admission at 3:15pm)

THE ZOO WILL BE CLOSED ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2nd FOR A PRIVATE EVENT.

The Buttonwood Park Zoo is open year round, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

 

Ticket Prices:

New Bedford Resident Admission
(Must show proof of New Bedford Residency)

  • Adult: $7.50
  • Senior/Student: $6
  • Child (Ages 3-12): $4.50
  • Child Under Age 3: FREE

Non-Resident Admission

  • Adult: $10
  • Senior/Student: $8
  • Child (Ages 3-12): $6
  • Child Under Age 3: FREE

 

Additional Information

  • Parking: Free
  • The Zoo accepts MasterCard, Visa, and Discover at the front gate for ticket purchases and MasterCard, Visa and Discover at the Café and Gift Shop.
  • Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more with advanced registration. Call (508) 991-6178, ext. 67413 for more information.