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Battersea Park Children's Zoo

Battersea Park Children's Zoo is a place where children and parents/carers can go to find out more about animals of all kinds, including rabbits, donkeys, mice and monkeys. The zoo encourages 'up-close' encounters with animals and teaches children about conservation. 

The zoo is aimed at children and young people aged 2-15 years and their families.

At the zoo, children and adults can:

  • see animals from around the world;
  • hear, smell and touch animals; and
  • learn more about animals and the environment.

Please contact the zoo before visiting to check closing times or to book groups, tours or parties in advance. No dogs are allowed at the zoo, except guide dogs for the blind. At the zoo, there are many different kinds of animals. There is also a play area for children. Snacks, hot and cold drinks are available to buy from our shop and there is access to a heated indoor baby feeding room with chairs, toys, books and a microwave.

**COVID-secure details**

There is a one-way system around the park, and please keep to the 2 metre social distancing measures.
Hand washing and sanitising stations around the zoo have been increased.
Please wear a face covering when passing through indoor areas.
Keeper talks are suspended but virtual talks are available via smart phones
Takeaway food is available from cafes.
Cashless payments are preferred, as are online ticket purchases.

Who to contact


Where to go

Battersea Park Zoo
Battersea Park
SW11 4NJ
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Time / Date Details

When is it on
The zoo is open every day.
Summer 10:00am - 5:30pm
Winter 10:00am - 4:30pm or dusk
Last entry half hour before closing


Check the Zoo's website for latest information

Last updated: 13 Oct 2020

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