Discover the World at the Virginia Zoo

From the plains of Africa to your own backyard, the Virginia Zoo has a world of discovery waiting for you!

Open year-round, the Virginia Zoo delivers family fun, education and excitement for everyone. Meet elephants, lions, kangaroos, meerkats and more. Go nose to nose with prairie dogs in their interactive habitat in viewing bubbles allow you to get up close and personal with these entertaining creatures.

Take a ride on our Zoo train. Explore the gorgeous gardens or splash in our fountains on pretty days. Don’t miss any of the perfect photo ops—including their popular rhino and tortoise statues that kids love to climb.

It’s an adventure for the entire family!

The Virginia Zoo is located at 3500 Granby Street, Norfolk. Open Daily from 9:30am – 4pm, except major winter holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day)

Admission is only $17.95 for adults, $14.95 for children ages 2 to 11 and $15.95 for seniors ages 62 and older. Children under the age of 2 and Zoo members always are admitted free.

The Virginia Zoo also honors reciprocal members from other participating zoos. Check their website at for the list. For more information, call (757) 441-2374.