Penguins on Parade

Join us every Saturday and Sunday morning to watch our penguins parade along the pathway outside of PPG Aquarium!
Weather permitting.

Noon Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year – Zoo style! This kid-friendly event includes an early countdown to 2020, complete with a ball drop at noon.

Gift a Zoo Membership

Zoo Members can visit as many times as they’d like for an entire year, plus other great benefits!

$ave The Date

Save $1,000 off the venue rental fee for select wedding reception dates in 2020!

Open Today

General admission 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(Gates close at 4 p.m.)

Today At The Zoo

See what’s going on today around the park.


Buy individual general admission tickets or check out our Memberships.

More to Explore

Meet Our Penguins

Book your Penguin Wild Encounter for a chance to go behind the exhibit, talk with a penguin keeper, and pose for a picture with one of our feathered friends.


Keeper Interactions

Students in grades 9-12 can shadow a zookeeper, tour animal areas, and chat with keepers and aquarists about the work they love. Space is limited!


Amazon Wish List

Enrichment items help our animals express their natural behaviors. Look over our Amazon wish list to see the items that you can gift directly to our animals!


Meet Our Animals

Learn about the species you can see at our Zoo

Amur Tiger

Amur tigers are also known as the Siberian, Manchurian, Altaic, Korean, North China, or Ussuri tiger.

Black Rhinoceros

These large mammals live in the bush country, grasslands, and woodlands of Africa.


Sometimes confused with leopards, cheetahs have spots instead of rosettes. Cheetahs also have distinctive markings on their face, known as tear stripes.


Flamingos are widely known for their beautiful vibrant feathers. Males are taller and weigh more than females.

Kunekune pig

Kunekune pigs are a relatively small breed of pig, reaching weights of around 120 to 240 pounds. They are native to New Zealand.

Masai Giraffe

The Masai giraffe, also known as the Kilimanjaro giraffe, is the largest subspecies of giraffe and the tallest land mammal on earth.

Polar Bear

The polar bear is native to the Arctic Ocean and its surrounding seas. It is the largest carnivore found on land.

When it comes to conservation, we try to walk the walk. We partner with international organizations to help protect animals and revitalize species in need all over the world. At the Zoo, we strive to be a leader in green practices using innovative technology and fresh ideas.

The International Conservation Center, often referred to as the ICC, sits on 724 acres of rolling hills in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. The ICC is North America’s premiere facility for African elephant conservation, education, training, breeding, and research. The perfect location to accommodate this research, the ICC is currently home to five elephants, including three females who were rescued from Botswana.

PPG Conservation & Sustainability Fund

The PPG Conservation and Sustainability Fund is a grant program of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, awarding grants between $1,000 and $3,000 to conservation-oriented projects. Over the past decade the PPG Conservation and Sustainability Fund has supported over 204 projects in 56 countries.