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Education ProgramThe pride of Seoul Grand Park, introduce Seoul Zoo.

Animal Classroom Program

  • Please note that the program reception schedule is registered at the top two weeks before the average operation period.
  • The programs in the campground can be changed according to the campsite operation.

We provide educational classes on preserving endangered species as well as environmental protection by giving children the opportunity to interact with nature and animals, and by operating unique interactive programs only available at the Zoo.

Location : Seoul Zoo, Children’s Zoo / Inquiries : 02-500-7840,7177

Animal Classes
Program Main Content Dates and Hours of Operation Notes
Animal Loving Daycare Observe and feed guinea pigs, bunnies, Japanese macaques and goats with an animal commentator (Feeding may be unavailable depending on the animals’ conditions) April to June, September to November (Weekdays)
Mon-Fri 10:30-12:00, 13:00-14:30
For: educational facilities for children (in groups, online registration)
Fee: free of charge (separate entrance fee)
Gomdoori Interactive Class For groups of children with disabilities. Observe and feed guinea pigs, bunnies, Japanese macaques and goats (Feeding may be unavailable depending on the animals’ conditions) April to June, September to October (Every fourth Monday)
Mon-Fri 10:30-12:00, 13:00-14:30
For: children with disabilities (in groups, online registration)
Fee: free of charge (separate entrance fee)
Baby Animals Class
‘Guinea Pigs’
Observe and feed guinea pigs, bunnies, Japanese macaques and goats with an animal commentator (Feeding may be unavailable depending on the animals’ conditions) April to June, September to October
Mon-Fri 11:00-12:00
For: children in kindergarten and elementary school students (in groups, online registration)
Fee: free of charge (separate entrance fee)
Seoul Zoo Patrol A youth volunteer program that advocates for proper zoo manners and teaches how to actively participate in environmental and animal protection April to November (Every third Saturday)
09:30-12:00, 13:30-16:00
For: Grade 4-8 (individuals, online registration)
Fee: free of charge (separate entrance fee)
“Protecting Earth with diversity and differences” in celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity (May 22nd) Teaches visitors the importance of ecological balance and diversity, and what we can do for the betterment of the environment in celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity (May 22nd) May 12th (Sat), May 19 (Sat)-22 (Tue)
Sat-Tue 13:30-16:00
For: all visitors (on-site participation)
Fee: free of charge (separate entrance fee
Animal Stories with Young Animal Commentators Animal commentary by young commentators on wild animals, in South American Pavilion, African Pavilions and more July to November (Sat)
14:00-15:00
For: all visitors (on-site participation)
Fee: free of charge (separate entrance fee)
Find Your Dream Job at Seoul Zoo Meet with animal experts, zookeepers, veterinarians, curators and other zoo-related professionals and go on a tour of the zoo July to November (Mon-Fri)
10:00-12:00, 13:00-15:06
For: middle and high school students (in groups, individuals, online registration)
Fee: free of charge (separate entrance fee)
Seoul Zoo Job Stars!
(Curators, nutritionists, etc.)
A career program for elementary students, telling stories and conducting experiments that are suitable for the age group. A site visit and interviews with an animal nutritionist and an animal stuffer, encouraging children to learn more about the careers July to August (Mon-Fri)
10:00-12:00, 13:00-15:07
For: elementary students (individuals, online registration)
Fee: free of charge (separate registration fee)
Where Environmental Conservationism is Alive
“The Wolf Forest, Fox Cave”
A special seminar and Korean animal preservation education session at the newly opened Wolf & Fox Enclosure September 1 to 15 (Fri and Sat)
13:30-16:00
For: all visitors (on-site participation)
Fee: free of charge (separate entrance fee)

We strive to educate people on the need to preserve diverse species, as well as to inspire the participants to be more environmentally aware, so that they may take part in environmental conservation. We operate programs for groups that visit the zoo, and programs are available for different age groups.

Location : Seoul Zoo / Inquiries : 02-500-7783,7733

Group Programs
Program Main Content Dates and Hours of Operation Notes
Group Program for Animal Commentary Walk around the zoo with an animal commentator and observe animals (giraffes, elephants, lions) and more, while learning about ecological systems April to June, September to November
Mon-Fri 10:00-11:30, 13:00-14:30
For: elementary/middle/high school students, groups (for groups over 60 people, online registration)
Fee: free of charge (separate entrance fee)
“Knocking on the Zoo’s Doors” program for youths in the free education program Introduction of various careers at the zoo, various ecosystems and the zoo’s effort in terms of endangered species preservation for youths in the free education program April to June, September to October
Every Wednesday 13:00-14:30
For: youths in the free education program
(for groups over 20 people, online registration)
Fee: free of charge (separate entrance fee)
Hopes and Dreams Healing Zoo Academy A special program designed for visitors who are in lower social classes and do not have the opportunity to visit the zoo April to June, September to October Every month’s last Wednesday 10:00-11:30 For: individuals in lower social classes (organizations and groups, call for registration)
Fee: free of charge
Summer Night Zoo Safari Observe night animals and related materials while listening to explanations on the ecological system with an animal commentator and your family during the zoo’s nighttime openings August nighttime opening period Nighttime opening period on Fri and Sat 18:00-20:00 For: families including elementary school students (families with more than two people, online registration)
Fee: KRW 10, 000
Finding our lost animals
“Zoo Eco Tour”
Solve quizzes and observe the Korean leopard, tiger, wolf and fox that are now extinct, while listening about endangered species conservation activities from an animal commentator May 12 to 26 (every Sat.) 12, 19, 26 (Sat) 13:00-15:30 For: all visitors (on-site participation)
Fee: free of charge (separate entrance fee)
“Animal Talk” with an animal commentator An endangered species awareness program, where you can learn and discuss about the endangered species that little of us know about: giraffes and elephants October 13 to 27 (every Sat.) 13, 20, 27 (Sat) 10:00-11:30, 13:00-14:30 For: all visitors (on-site participation)
Fee: free of charge (separate entrance fee)
May 5th Children’s Day Animal Commentary Class A fun session with animal commentators in celebration of Children’s Day, where children and their families can learn about how they can find happiness at the zoo May 5 (Sat) 10:00-11:30, 13:00-14:30 For: all visitors (on-site participation)
Fee: free of charge (separate entrance fee)