Join us on Zoom for an up-close experience with an elephant!
*Thursdays and Saturdays, preregistration required
All in person encounters have been suspended until further notice. Please check back for available dates and visit our news page for updates concerning the Zoo’s response to Covid-19.
It’s your chance to meet and greet endangered African penguins!
*Daily, hours vary
A once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the Zoo like never before!
*Scheduled, hours vary
Talons & Tails Encounter
Follow down the path less traveled into the world of our Animal Mews outdoor enclosure!
*Once a week
Zoo Bites: Animal Nutrition Tour
Take part in an exclusive one-of-kind experience inside the Maryland Zoo’s commissary complex!
Get up close with some very friendly (and furry) faces in the Zoo’s Farmyard.
The Zoo has a variety of events going on every day including penguin feedings, keeper chats, and more!
It’s your chance to help train our chimpanzee troop!
*Once a week
Giraffe Feeding Station
The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a branch of acacia browse to feed the giraffe.
*Daily, winter hours vary
Train Engineer For a Day
Work alongside our engineer to learn what goes into running the Zoo’s train.
Guided Zoo Tours
Get the most out of your Zoo visit with a 60-minute guided tour!