You can now visit the Franklin Park Zoo and the Stone Zoo with the library’s newest museum pass! Each pass admits up to 6 people for $9 per adult and $6 per child. Reserve your pass today!
Franklin Park Zoo
Address: 1 Franklin Park Road, Dorchester, MA 02121
The Franklin Park Zoo is a 72 acre zoo with over 200 species of animals! Some highlights include: The Tropical Forest (with gorillas, bats, dwarf crocodiles, ocelots, ring-tailed lemurs, capybaras, pottos, Baird’s tapirs, vultures, de brazza’s monkey, cotton-top tamarin and two pygmy hippopotamus), Outback Trail (with kangaroos, cockatoos, emus,and two North Island brown kiwis), and Giraffe Savannah (with Masai giraffes and Grevy’s zebras).
Address: 149 Pond Street, Stoneham, MA 02180
The Stone Zoo is a 26 acre zoo with over 70 species of animals! Some highlights include: Yukon Creek (with North American porcupines, American black bears, bald eagles, Canadian lynxes, Arctic foxes, great horned owls, and reindeer), Himalayan Highlands (with yak, snow leopards, markhor, Reeves’s muntjacs and black-necked cranes), and Treasures of the Sierra Madre (with jaguars, Chacoan peccarys, cougars, spectacled owls, Seba’s short-tailed bats, white-nose coati, tarantulas, ringtails, peregrine falcons, red-tailed boas, rosy Boas, and Gila monsters).