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Boston Attractions | Franklin Park Zoo

Boston Attractions | Franklin Park Zoo

The Franklin Park Zoo is one of the many family-friendly Things to do in Boston located near our Boston Hotel. During your next stay at The Boston Park Plaza Hotel, spend a day at this Boston Attraction. 

Location: 
Franklin Park Zoo
1 Franklin Park Road Dorchester, MA 02121
Dorchester, MA 02121
Phone: 
617-541-5466

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Looking for family-friendly Things to do in Boston? Then take a walk on the wild side at the Franklin Park Zoo – a popular Boston Attraction.

About the Franklin Park Zoo:
The Franklin Park Zoo is a 72-acre park that is one of the oldest zoos in the country. It opened in 1913, and has been welcoming crowds of all ages ever since. This zoo is home to a variety of animals, birds, reptiles and insects from all over the world.

In addition to the opportunity to see the animals, guests to the Franklin Park Zoo can also enjoy special Events that take place throughout the year. Some of the special Events are Science and Conservation Day, Aussie Aviary, and Party for the Planet: Earth Day. Daily zookeeper encounters give visitors the chance to see select animals up close.

The Boston Park Plaza Hotel is located in Boston’s Back Bay. The Hotel’s convenient location makes it easy to enjoy top Boston Restaurants and Things to do in Boston. During your next stay at our Boston Hotel, consider spending a day with the beasts at the Franklin Park Zoo.

Hours:
April 1 through September 30: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends
October 1 through March 31: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Franklin Park Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas

Admission:
$17.95 for adults
$11.95 for children ages 2 to 12

Best Time of Year to Visit:
While this Boston Attraction is open all year, many prefer to visit during the warmer months as most of your time here will be spent outdoors. Also, some of the animals, such as giraffes, cannot tolerate the cold and will not be on display during the winter months.

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