Locations to visit at ZSL

We’ve been building stronger connections to wildlife for 200 years. We seek to inspire change and share our expert knowledge through our science and conservation events, most often held either online or at our Huxley Theatre and adjoining Bartlett Suite.

Expanding minds with access to our rich heritage and historical resources available at our library, by deepening understanding of the natural world, we are working towards a future where wildlife can thrive. We won’t stop until that future is here.

Our conservation Zoos are rich in fascinating historical architecture

Through our leading conservation Zoos we bring people closer to nature and use our expertise to protect wildlife today, while inspiring a lifelong love of animals in the conservationists of tomorrow.

So what are you waiting for? Come along with us and explore - pay us a visit, and be inspired.

    Huxley Theatre - Purple Uplighting
    Our prestigious lecture theatre

    Huxley Lecture Theatre and Bartlett Suite

    Home to our science and conservation events - available for private hire

    One of the major zoological libraries in the world

    ZSL Library

    Founded in 1826, ZSL's Prince Philip Zoological Library & Archives is one of the major zoological libraries in the world and is open to all.

    David Attenborough watches a Komodo Dragon at London Zoo
    Our conservation zoos

    Our conservation Zoos

    London and Whipsnade, our two zoos - at the forefront of conservation science around the globe. Find out what it really means to be a conservation zoo.

    King Penguins walking, between their shelter and shrubs, in the-snow at London Zoo in 1927
    Almost two centuries strong

    History of ZSL and our buildings

    As we approach ZSL's 200th anniversary, we mark two centuries of discovery, pioneering & inspiring and delighting visitors through science, conservation and our two Zoos.