Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

#1 Zoo in the Nation

Visit the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium where you'll meet 10,000 animals from across the globe! Spend the day exploring six regions and learning about their native species. Below are just a few of the areas you'll discover at the Columbus Zoo.


Polar Frontier:

Visit the "coolest" habitat at the zoo and meet three new polar bear cubs at the Polar Frontier. Watch the polar bears swim, eat and play in this state-of-the-art interactive exhibit. See polar bears plunge into the 167,000 gallon pool and watch them catch trout and other treats while viewing from above, at eye-level or from below underwater!

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January - March: 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

April - May: 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

June - August: 9:00 a.m.- 7 p..m.

September: 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

October - December: 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. (Extended hours for Boo at the Zoo and Wildlights)


Under 3: Free

Ages 3-9: $13.99

Ages 10-59: $19.99

Ages 60+: $13.99

Parking: $10.00