Zoo New England

Zoo New England

1 Franklin Park Road
Boston, MA 02121
Neighborhood: Franklin Field North/ Roxbury
Zoo New England, Boston
1 Franklin Park Road
Boston, MA 02121
Neighborhood: Franklin Field North/ Roxbury

Maximum Capacity: 1700 people
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Whether you are planning a luxurious wedding, enjoyable corporate event, or playful kid’s birthday party, Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo have the setting for you! With unique indoor and outdoor venues for parties of all sizes, our zoos offer an exotic backdrop that your guests won’t soon forget.

Franklin Park Zoo’s 72 acres is nestled in Boston’s historic Franklin Park and boasts eight exotic venues providing several exciting environments, including a tropical forest, African savannah, and colorful aviary. A short drive north of Boston located on a 26-acre site near the sparkling Spot Pond reservoir in Stoneham, Stone Zoo’s Maple Glen offers the perfect spot for any outdoor event.

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Zoo New England, Boston
Zoo New England, Boston

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Zoo New England, Boston — Franklin Park Zoo is one of Boston's wildest settings for any event. Imagine having a birthday party in the Children's Zoo, a wedding at A Bird's World, a corporate outing at the Pine Knoll, or a black-tie function in the Topical Forest. Franklin Park Zoo has a variety of outdoor and indoor function facilities available day or night.Zoo New England, Boston — This tented, outdoor exhibit also features several garden beds, a waterfall and pond, and soothing surround-sound music.Zoo New England, BostonZoo New England, BostonZoo New England, BostonZoo New England, Boston — As one of the original exhibits still present from Franklin Park Zoo's 1913 opening, Bird's World, having gone through many changes throughout the years, is now home to dozens of species of birds from around the globe.

Indigenous birds from several regions such as the swamp, scrublands, and wetlands are highlighted here. One of Franklin Park Zoo's largest residents can also be found here - a 16-foot-long anacondaZoo New England, BostonZoo New England, BostonZoo New England, BostonZoo New England, BostonZoo New England, Boston — Imagine coming face-to-face with an African lion sniffing around the hood of your car. At Kalahari Kingdom one of several creative overlooks makes this experience possible.

Climb into a "crashed" landrover, peek from across a moat at three separate locations, or exchange glances through glass at a ranger station with this king of the jungle.Zoo New England, Boston — Experience life on the farm in the middle of Boston! Franklin Farm features a contact corral, where children can touch and see animals such as goats and sheep, a brooder building, where newly hatched chicks stay warm in incubators, and a chicken coop, where several species of older chickens reside.

The main barn houses a cow, ponies, donkeys, goats, and sheep, as well as some special barn "guests" including snakes, spiders, and mice.Zoo New England, BostonZoo New England, BostonZoo New England, Boston
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Event Spaces
Children’s Zoo Meeting Barn
Alternate Venue Max Capacity: 100 people
Children can have their cake and eat it too at the Children’s Zoo Farmyard. Have a wild birthday party with up to 60 people seated in the meeting barn, located near the prairie dog exhibit, duck pond and petting zoo!
Links: Website
Supported Layouts and Capacities
Capacity: 100 People
  • Air Conditioned
  • Rest Room Facilities
Maple Glen
Outdoor Venue
Oak Lea
Outdoor Venue Max Capacity: 600 people
Outback Pavilion
Outdoor Venue Max Capacity: 200 people
Tropical Forest
Alternate Venue Max Capacity: 800 people

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