Elmwood Park Zoo


Hours: Monday-Sunday 10am-5pm


Adults (13-64 years), Children (3-12), Seniors, and Students $12.95

Active duty members of the United States Armed Forces receive free admission. Their companions receive $10.95 per person admission.

Service veterans receive $10.95 admission.

Ages 0-2 Free

First responders receive free admission. Current police officers, firefighters, and EMT personnel must show valid credentials at the admission counter.  Fire and police badges, identification cards, and responders in uniform are accepted only if accompanied by photo ID.

Activities: Giraffe Feedings & Carousel Rides ($5/Non-Members & $4 Members), Percussion Garden, Playground, Connection Corner (schedule posted daily at front of zoo), Tree Top adventures (additional fee book online) and Animal Encounters (additional fee)

Additional Info: Early Access mornings and Quiet evenings, Accessibility Map, Sensory Backpacks and guides, Quiet Space, Nature gift Shop, Special events, Norristown Borough Residents get in free on select dates.

Briar Bush Nature Center

Location: 1212 Edge Hill Road Abington, PA  19001


Dede Long Nature Museum: OPEN Daily from 10 am – 4 pm

Griscom Bird Observatory: OPEN Daily from 10 am – 4 pm

​​Masks are strongly recommended inside facilities.

​Pond: Monday – Friday: OPEN 10 am – 4 pm

Saturday and Sunday: OPEN 10 am – 4 pm

​Trails: OPEN daily from dawn to dusk
Remain aware of trail closures due to severe weather conditions.

Cost: Pay what you can, free for members and Abington Twp residents

Programs: Magic Mornings (Toddlers), Nature Pioneers (Ages4-6), Woodland Explorers (Grade School, School’s Out, Home School and Group Prgrams

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