Henry Vilas Zoo

The Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison, WI is one of only a handful of admission-free, community-supported zoos in the country. Fully accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, our beautiful zoo features exhibits and attractions for the whole family. Our Education Department provides programming for the public running the gambit from free Conservation Education Event Days throughout the year (International Polar Bear Day, Earth Day/Party for the Planet, Orangutan Caring Day, International Red Panda Day, and African Penguin Awareness Day--please see our websiteĀ henryvilaszoo.gov for up-to-date event information), to our fee-based programming including live animal presentations, behind the scenes tours, sleepovers, and our Zoo Camp programs (http://henryvilaszoo.gov/education).