Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

#1 Zoo in the Nation

Visit the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium where you'll meet 9,000 animals from across the globe!


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: $14.99

Ages 10-59: $19.99

Ages 60+: $14.99

Parking: $10.00