London Zoo exhibited Chimpanzee in 1835, Jumbo African elephant in 1866, Guy the gorilla in 1947.
London Zoo is a very popular attraction. It is the world’s oldest scientific zoo. It was opened by Zoological Society of London (ZSL) in 1828. They exhibited Chimpanzee in 1835 for the 1st time. Jumbo, the first African elephant brought down from France in 1866. Very popular Guy the gorilla arrived at London Zoo in 1947.
London Zoo animals
The Zoo has a rare collections of animals. You can see some popular animals here like Brumas (Polar bear), Chi Chi (Giant panda), Josephine (Indian hornbill), Goldie (the golden eagle), The Quagga, Eros (wild snowy owl), Belinda (Mexican red-kneed bird-eating spider), Winnie (American black bear), Obaysch Pipaluk (Male Polar Bear), Jumbo the Elephant, Guy the Gorilla, Chimpanzee, Komodo Dragons etc.
It houses a wonderful range of reptiles, fish, invertebrates, birds and mammals. Meet The Monkeys, Butterfly Paradise, Human Zoo, Into Africa, African Bird Safari etc Of the more than 650 species at the Zoo, 112 are listed as threatened in the Red Data Books.
London Zoo opening times hours
Opening hours: 10am to 5pm every day except Christmas Day. (last entry 4pm)
London Zoo ticket prices discount code
Online ticket price: Adult £24.30, Children (3-15 years) £18.00, Family £75.80 (2 Adults + 2 Children). Children under 3 years free. You will get this special price when book online in advance. Please visit the website for today’s ticket price and more options to buy tickets.
London Zoo address, post code, nearest tube and parking
Address: Regent’s Park, London NW1 4RY
Telephone: 020 7449 6200
Nearest Tube/Train or Bus: Camden Town and Regent’s Park stations. Nearest mainline station is Euston. Short Bus ride from Baker Street station
Car Parking: available in the Zoo’s Gloucester Slips Car Park and is payable on the day. The Zoo’s Main Gate is situated on the Outer Circle of Regent’s Park NW1. It is outside of the congestion charge zone
Download the London Zoo Map in PDF for well organising your visit to the zoo.
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