Henry Vilas Zoo

One of the state's finest zoos. No admission fee. Children's petting zoo open in summer with a zoo barn, electric zoo train, carousel and play area.

Hours of Operation

Grounds open daily 9:30am-5pm, animal houses 10am-4pm, visitor center 10am-4pm.


Located at the corner of Drake & Randall Ave on the north shore of Lake Wingra.


  • On Water