New York City Sights

Queens Zoo

  • 53-51 111th St. Map It
  • Flushing
  • Zoo/Aquarium

Published 06/26/2015

Fodor's Review

Behind the Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park lies the intimate Queens Zoo, whose small scale is especially well-suited to easily tired young visitors. In only 11 acres you find North American animals such as bears, mountain lions, bald eagles, and pudu—the world's smallest deer. Buckminster Fuller's geodesic dome from the 1964 World's Fair is now the aviary. Across the street is the tri-state's largest petting zoo.

Sight Information

Address:

53-51 111th St., at 53rd Ave., Queens, New York, 11368, USA

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Phone:

718-220–5100

Sight Details:

  • $8
  • Apr.–Oct., weekdays 10–5, weekends and holidays 10–5:30; Nov.–Mar., daily 10–4:30. Last ticket sold 30 mins before closing

Published 06/26/2015

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