The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, formerly known as the Baltimore Zoo, is home to more the 1,500 animals from about 200 species. The zoo in Maryland offers attractions such as Polar Bear Watch, Maryland Wilderness, Children’s Zoo and African Journey. Polar Bear Watch offers visitors a look at the polar bear via Tundra Buggy. Maryland Wilderness teaches about animals in Maryland as well as other areas. The Children’s Zoo is eight acres and includes interactive exhibits, animal exhibits, a petting farm and a giant tree slide. African Journey offers a breeding colony of African black-footed penguins, chimpanzees, elephants and an African Watering Hole with rhinos and zebras.
Some of the animals you can see at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore are gazelle, African elephant, African Leopard, chimpanzees, Flemish giant rabbit, Plans Zebra, lemur, giraffe and white rhino.
Some activities that charge an extra fee are available such as the carousel, riding a camel, feeding a giraffe and a train ride.
The zoo offers educational opportunities for local and out of state school groups as well as home school groups and the general public. Summer camps for kids such as A Day in the Life of a Zookeeper and Animal Research and Conservation are also available.
Where Can I find Coupons and Discounts for The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore?
A discount is offered to groups of 15 or more. Reservations are required.
A military discount is offered to active and retired military personnel when bought at your local office.
Visitors to the zoo’s website can sign up for a newsletter to be sent to their email address. This will show the latest deals and events.
Local tourist coupon books sometimes have coupons for the Maryland Zoo. These can be found at welcome centers, hotels and shopping areas.
Zoo members can receive specials such as 30% off an Amtrak companion ticket.
Springhill Suites in Baltimore offers a zoo package that includes a suite, two adult and two children's ticket to the Maryland Zoo, free breakfast and free hotel parking.
The Maryland Zoo sometimes offers their own specials such as 2010’s Purple Friday Discounts in honor of the football season. Discounts and specials are announced by the zoo on Facebook, Twitter, the zoo’s website, enewsletters and fliers.
A zoo membership can save you money if you plan to visit the zoo a few times. Membership includes unlimited, FREE admission to the zoo, FREE or discounted admission to over 130 zoos and aquariums throughout the nation, discounts on camps, gift shop, special events, guest admission passes and more.
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore Details
Regular ticket prices for March through December on Friday, Saturday and Sunday are Adult $16.50, Child 2-11 $11.50, Senior $13.50 and under 2 are FREE. On Monday -Thursday prices are Adults $14.50, Child 2-11 $10.50, Senior $12.50 and under 2 is FREE.
Regular ticket prices in January and February are Adult $8, Child 2-11 $5.50, Senior $6.50 and under 2 are FREE on all days.
The zoo is open in the months of January and February only on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. The Maryland Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
The zoo hours are from March through December from 10 am to 4 pm. In January and February from 10 am to 4 pm.