Free Admission to Franklin Park Zoo on MLK Day!

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 10:00am

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Franklin Park Zoo will offer free admission on Monday, Jan.15, 2018. At Franklin Park Zoo, guests are invited to write messages of hope and peace on the mural that will be located within the Tropical Forest Pavilion. This is a wonderful opportunity to spend a memorable day with family and friends while learning about fascinating wildlife from all over the world.

Schedule of Events
10:30 a.m.: Sloth Zookeeper Chat
11:00 a.m.: Bird's World Zookeeper Chat
11:30 a.m.: Red Panda Zookeeper Chat
1:00 p.m.: Lion Zookeeper Chat
1:30 p.m.: Flamingo Zookeeper Chat
2:00 p.m.: Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat
3:00 p.m.: Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

WHEN: January 15, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Please note: Last admission will be at 3:30 p.m.

TICKETS: In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, admission to Franklin Park Zoo will be FREE on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018.

WHERE: Franklin Park Zoo
One Franklin Park Road
Boston, MA 02121

INFORMATION: 617-541-LION or visit


Zoo New England manages Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and Stone Zoo in Stoneham. Both are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Zoo New England's mission is to inspire people to protect and sustain the natural world for future generations by creating fun and engaging experiences that integrate wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education.

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One Franklin Road
02121 Boston , MA