Behind the Scenes With an Animal Keeper

01/15/2017, 11:00 AM to Noon

Members: $25 | General Public: $45 map


Enjoy these special members-only behind-the-scenes tours with:

An Animal Keeper

Ever wonder what our veterinary room looks like or why we feed our animals frozen mice instead of live ones? Join an Animal Keeper for a behind-the-scenes peek into the Animal Department Support Hall to find out!

Tickets are available up to 72 hours prior to the tour start time. To check availability within 72 hours, please call 919-220-5429 x 313 Monday through Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm

Go Behind the Scenes with an Animal Keeper - Available Dates
  • Sunday, January 15th @ 11am
  • Sunday, February 12th @ 11am
  • Sunday, June 25th @ 11am
  • Sunday, July 16th @ 11am
  • Sunday, August 20th @ 11am
  • Sunday, December 17th @ 11am
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The Bears

Want to find out more about our bear care? Here's your chance to get up close and personal with a visit behind-the-scenes to the Bear House with our Animal Keepers!

Go Behind the Scenes with The Bears - Available Dates
  • Sunday, March 12th @ 5pm
  • Sunday, April 23rd @ 5pm
  • Sunday, May 21st @ 5pm
  • Sunday, September 17th @ 5pm
  • Sunday, October 15th @ 5pm
  • Sunday, November 19th @ 11am
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Butterfly House

Does a pupa move inside it's cocoon? Why do tarantulas spin webs on the ground? Ask an entomologist while getting a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to care for our smallest animals!

Go Behind the Scenes with The Butterfly House - Available Dates (Tours are from 11am–12:30pm)
  • Sunday, January 22nd @ 11am
  • Sunday, February 19th @ 11am
  • Sunday, March 19th @ 11am
  • Sunday, April 30th @ 11am
  • Sunday, May 14th (Mother’s Day) @ 11am
  • Sunday, July 9th @ 11am
  • Sunday, August 13th @ 11am
  • Sunday, September 10th @11am
  • Sunday, October 8th @ 11am
  • Sunday, November 12th @ 11am
  • Sunday, December 10th @ 11am
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Tours are for attendees ages 5 and up.

Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!