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Henry Vilas Zoo

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Henry Vilas Zoo Run Wild!

September 29 @ 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Henry Vilas Zoo Run Wild!
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HOURS | 9:30am-5:00pm

702 S. Randall Avenue
Madison, WI 53715

Guests meeting an aardvark


See the animals up close as you get a sneak peek at what it’s like to be a zookeeper!

Red Panda at Henry Vilas Zoo

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Pink Flamingos

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Conservation Club

There’s a new way to show your love and support for animals, conservation and the Henry Vilas Zoo on the horizon. Introducing our Conservation Club.

Coming soon!



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Our Mission

We’re dedicated to exceptional animal care and conserving wildlife through local engagement and global partnerships

Our Vision

Locally loved community treasure.
Globally recognized conservation leader.
Forever accessible.