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The Lore Behind the Roar! 100 Years of the San Diego Zoo at San Diego History Center

August 10, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrating the centennial of the world-famous San Diego Zoo, this extraordinary family-friendly exhibition tells the story of its humble 1915 beginnings to its evolution as a major tourist attraction and cultural touchstone. Get a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Zoo’s role in the San Diego community and its conservation efforts worldwide.

Full of interactive features, visitors can ‘ride’ on a vintage zoo tour bus, hear stories from long-time zoo employees, live the life of a zookeeper, explore the extensive animal and plant collection, and learn things they didn’t know about the world’s most popular zoo!

Museum Admission

$10 Adults
$8 Seniors (65+), Students, Retired Military and Military Dependents (I.D. required)
$6 Youths ages 6-17
Free Children under 6
Free Active Duty Military (I.D. required)
San Diego History Center members receive unlimited free admission.


August 10, 2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm