Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo

About Edinburgh Zoo

134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh West EH12 6TS
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Edinburgh Zoo is owned by The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS). The Society was founded in March 1909, and the Zoo opened in July 1913.

Set in 82 acres of sloping parkland, the Zoo is situated three miles to the west of Edinburgh city centre.

Apart from getting close to over 1,000 rare and endangered animals, there are many different ways to enjoy your day out.

You can experience a busy programme of educational events and activities - ranging from keeper talks through to hands-on animal encounters - and a wide-range of eating experiences, several play areas and a fantastic gift shop.

Opening Hours:
9.00am to 6.00pm April - September
9.00am to 5.00pm October & March
9.00am to 4.30pm November - February

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Upcoming Events at Edinburgh Zoo

Dinosaurs!

Dinosaurs!

1st April 2022 - 31st March 2024

Immerse yourself in our walk-through exhibition included in your Edinburgh Zoo ticket and see prehistoric beasts come to life around you!
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Edinburgh Zoo After Hours for grown-ups

Edinburgh Zoo After Hours for grown-ups

Selected dates between 24th June 2022 - 13th August 2022

Join our handsome herd this summer as we open our gates after hours for grown-ups only to enjoy the summer evenings at Edinburgh Zoo!
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Edinburgh Zoo After Hours

Edinburgh Zoo After Hours

1st July 2022 - 6th August 2022

This summer, we are pleased to announce our rawr-some range of family-friendly After Hours evenings at Edinburgh Zoo!
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Cinderella

Cinderella

19th July 2022

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company for best loved of all fairytales as they perform Cinderella against the backdrop of Edinburgh Zoo’s beautiful Mansion House on 19th July!
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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

27th July 2022

Set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Zoo’s beautiful Mansion House, Chapterhouse Theatre Company bring the beautiful story of Pride and Prejudice to life!
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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

28th July 2022

Returning this summer, Edinburgh Zoo will host the wonderful Chapterhouse Theatre Company who are bringing their new production of Romeo and Juliet!
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