School visits to ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoo are currently closed

Although the Zoos are now closed in line with government guidelines, we are still able to offer digital sessions. To book or to find out more, please contact us at

London Zoo schools session

Welcome to ZSL London Zoo – a centre of learning for more than 180 years!

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Sensations education session

Boasting a diverse and highly skilled Education Team, we provide unique learning sessions for all ages and abilities. Linked to the National Curriculum, we aim to deliver interactive experiences using resources such as live animals, biofacts and multimedia.

Education sessions

Pre-visit checklist

Use our helpful checklist to make sure you are fully prepared for your school visit to ZSL London Zoo.

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See answers to frequently asked questions regarding educational visits to ZSL London Zoo, from costs to facilities. 

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Living Nativity

Experience the magic of Christmas with a special event for schools, running from 2 - 17 December 2019 (Mon-Fri only). 

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