Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Smithsonian National Zoological Park3000 block Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: (202) 673-4717

The "National Zoo" offers a collection of more than 3,000 exotic animals, birds, and reptiles. Amazonia is a re-creation of the world's largest rain forest.  Open: Daily: grounds 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 16-Apr. 14 and 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Apr. 15-Oct. 15; animal buildings open 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. year round unless otherwise posted. Guided tours and group tours by appointment; call (202) 673-4955 or (202) 673-4823 (TTY). Admission: Free  Metro: Woodley Park-Zoo.  Related Links: National Zoo Website