Open every day of the year
Summer Hours (March 1 – October 31)
Admissions Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Grounds close at 6 p.m.
Ages 12-64: $17
Ages 65+: $14
Ages 3-11: $12
2 and Under: Free
2016 Free Days: 11/4, 11/7, 11/17
Grades 5 - 12
Bring Denver Zoo’s education resources to your class. Opportunities are available for early childhood education through 12th grade students to learn about standards-based science concepts through live animal interactions, biofacts (such as skin and bones) exploration and hands-on activities in their own classroom. All classes are aligned to current Colorado Academic Standards where appropriate.
Learn how to identify and describe rainforest animals and layers in Español (vocabulary may also be related to numbers, colors, geography and weather).
Comprehend cognates and vocabulary through live animal demonstrations, an interactive PowerPoint presentation, touchable biofacts and worksheets.
Practice speaking Spanish by means of repetition (for early learners) and/or conversation (for advanced learners).
Collaborate with Zoo educators to accommodate all levels of Spanish language learning.