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?Best FREE Place for Families?,Henry Vilas Zoo, located near downtown Madison, enchants children of all ages from 9:30 to 5 daily. Our mission is to conserve and protect the wonders of the living natural world and to help build understanding between people and animals by promoting conservation and providing a high quality recreational and educational experience to our visitors. Henry Vilas Zoo is open year round, with free parking and admission for all.
Friends of Vilas Zoo works in conjunction with the Zoo to provide education about the animal world, to support conservation of animals and their habitats, to enhance quality recreation and to foster community pride.