DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation will host an open house for the public to learn about future plans for the Brandywine Zoo from 4 - 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14 at the zoo’s Education Center, 1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802.
The open house will provide an opportunity for the public to meet with Brandywine Zoo and Division of Parks & Recreation staff, and learn about upcoming plans for the zoo, which includes proposed improvements over the next five to eight years.
The zoo, open since 1905, is home to large and small mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. Major exhibits include bald eagles, Andean condors, river otters, and red pandas.
The Brandywine Zoo is located just off the Brandywine River and is accredited by the American Zoological Association. The zoo is managed by DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation with the support of the Delaware Zoological Society. It is wheelchair-accessible and features convenient free parking. The zoo’s education department offers programs for all ages.
The Education Center is located at 1001 North Park Drive in Wilmington, cross streets Van Buren Street ( Monkey Hill) and North Park Drive. Parking is available at Brandywine River lot.
Attend the Open House:
Thursday, June 14
Brandywine Zoo Education Center
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, DE 19802
Contact: Cindy Todd, DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation, 302-739-9210
Download the Brandywine Zoo Draft Master Plan survey form
Master Plan Goals
Keys to Successful Master Plan Implementation
Overall Proposed Illustrative Plan - Animal Collection
Master Plan Implementation Summary
Entry Building & Plaza Gateway
Animal Wellness Center
Overall Land Use
Overall Proposed Circulation & Guest Support
Existing Zoo Land Use Diagram
Proposed Illustrative Plan in Context