Hours & Rates

Fall/Winter/Spring hours,
Sept. 3, 2013 – May 23, 2014
10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., (last entry at 3:30pm)
Summer hours,
May 24–Sept. 2, 2014

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., (last entry at 5:00pm)

Last entry into the Aquarium is 1 hour prior to closing.


Reduced Price!
Our admission fee has been reduced while we rebuild.

Ages 3 & up $9.95

Friday Afternoon Special

Admission on Summer Fridays from 4:00 p.m. to closing and on Fall/Winter/Spring Fridays from 3:00 p.m. to closing is by pay-what-you-wish donation. Every dollar you give supports our work in caring for animals here in New York and around the world. Recommended donation is $5 per person.

Get info on advanced-reservation Group Ticket Sales for student/camp groups >>

Aquarium Parking

Car $13.00
Bus* $16.00

*No bus parking on weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Please note: Due to rising costs, the Wildlife Conservation Society reserves the right to change all fees without notice. For further information, please call 718-265-FISH.

U.S. Military Discount Program

The Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium offer year-round discounts to any active duty or reserve members of the U.S. Military when they present a valid military ID at the admissions gate. Discounted tickets are available at the admissions booths only, not through our online ticket store.

At the Aquarium, military discount includes:
FREE General Admission ticket*
50% discount for up to three family members included on the same admissions transaction.*

*Military discounts are not applicable on Wednesdays at the Bronx Zoo. At the aquarium, they are not applicable on summer Fridays after 4:00 p.m. or on fall Fridays after 3:00 p.m.