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Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

Come visit more than 300 animals representing primarily North and South American species at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. From the rainforest to the “pop-up” viewing areas at the prairie dog exhibit, to the Farmyard and carousel you and your little ones will have a blast! Look into a membership for benefits such as unlimited admission throughout the year, free admission to over 150 other zoos and aquariums across the country, discounts on birthday parties, summer camps, and the gift shops!

How to get around: The zoo is very stroller friendly, however they are not allowed in certain exhibits (rainforest).  You can park your stroller outside and swing by and grab it on your way out!

Food:  There is a cafeteria at the zoo and picnic tables if you choose to bring your own food.

Birthday Parties– come and celebrate your next Birthday are the zoo.  Packages are available Saturday or Sunday from 11:00am-12:30 or 1:30pm to 3:00pm. year round.  Children are supplied with an age appropriate craft.

Critter Craft: $300 for member/$325 for non members

Animal Encounter: Included an up close and personal meeting with one of their educational animals: $375 for members/$400 non members

Zoo-rific:  Have your guest create a zoo craft and visit with one of their educational animals: $450 for members/$500 for non-members

(contact the zoo as prices may change)

Each party package comes with a specific amount of carousel rides, pizza, soda, paper goods and zoo admission.  Weekdays available for parties too!  To book a Zoo birthday party call their special events department at:203-332-4243 to email

Children under 3 are free!


Tip:  Check into becoming a member and have unlimited admissions and discounted admissions to over 150 other zoos and aquariums.
Age:  All ages
Upcoming Happenings:  Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo
Phone:  (203) 384-6565
Address:  1875 Noble Avenue,  Bridgeport,  CT 06610  
Hours:  Open Daily 9am to 4pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years

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