Zoo hours for 2024: The zoo is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last entry is at 4 p.m. The zoo is closed on Mondays, except for Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Indigenous Peoples Day. Please note that some exhibits are closed due to construction. For more information, visit 'Plan Your Visit' - 'Hours & Pricing'. (dismiss)

Please join the Popular Astronomy Club after sunset (8:16 p.m.) on May 18th, 2019 at the Niabi Zoo parking lot for night time viewing of the spring evening skies. The Moon will be full, rising at 8:36 p.m. We can watch Mars low in the west just after sunset. Other objects to view are globular clusters like Messier 13 and Messier 5 and which are large spherical clusters containing 100,000 stars or more. Also, the red star, La Superba which is a carbon star (burning carbon instead of hydrogen like our star, The Sun. These and many other stellar wonders will be featured along with many other beautiful deep sky objects that should be visible weather permitting.

Telescopes including the PACMO (mobile observatory) will be available to look through or bring your own. Weather related updates will be posted on May 18th on Facebook @QCPAC. Free Admission to the viewing.