District of Columbia


Smithsonian National Zoological Park

3001 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20008
Phone: (202) 633-4800
Website: https://nationalzoo.si.edu
Hours: Daily except Dec. 25.

Part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., the zoo contains over 5,000 animals of about 500 different species, including a pair of giant pandas, a male Asian elephant, Komodo dragons, rare Sumatran tigers, and Mexican wolves. Recent exhibits include Great Cats, Amazonia, and the Science Gallery at Amazonia. There is no charge for admission.