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20 Attractions to Explore Near Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo
Bronx Zoo2300 Southern Blvd, The Bronx, NY 10460, USA

It is one of the largest zoos in the United States by area comprising 265 acres of parklands and naturalistic habitats. The zoo is home to over 6,000 animals, more than 700 species

Nearby Attractions

New York Botanical Garden
New York Botanical Garden1.31 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

The New York Botanical Garden is a wonderful living museum, a major educational institution, and a renowned plant research and conservation organization.

Fordham University Church
Fordham University Church1.65 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

The Fordham University Church is a Catholic church located at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York City.

The Hall of Fame for Great Americans
The Hall of Fame for Great Americans3.23 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

The Hall of Fame for Great Americans is an outdoor sculpture gallery located on the grounds of Bronx Community College in the Bronx, New York City.The memorial structure is an open-air colonnade, 630 feet in length with space for 102 bronze sculptures, designed in the neoclassical style by architect Stanford White.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts
The Bronx Museum of the Arts4.20 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is an internationally recognized cultural destination that presents innovative contemporary art exhibitions and education programs and is committed to promoting cross-cultural dialogues for diverse audiences.

Yankee Stadium
Yankee Stadium4.75 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

Yankee Stadium, home to the 27-time World Series champion New York Yankees, was built in 2009 across the street from the old stadium.

The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

This is the cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. This is an unfinished building, with only ​2⁄3 of the proposed building having been completed, due to several major stylistic changes and work interruptions.

Throgs Neck Bridge
Throgs Neck Bridge9.00 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

The Throgs Neck Bridge is a suspension bridge in New York City, which connects the Throggs Neck section of the Bronx with the Bay Terrace section of Queens.

The Jewish Museum
The Jewish Museum9.91 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

The Jewish Museum is an art museum and repository of cultural artifacts. This is the first Jewish museum in the United States, as well as the oldest existing Jewish museum in the world, it contains the largest collection of art and Jewish culture excluding Israeli museums, more than 30,000 objects.

Central Park
Central Park10.58 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City. It is the fifth-largest park in City. The park contains lakes, a castle, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Central Park Zoo. This Park has about 35,000,000 visitors every year. It is the most visited city park in the United States.

The Noguchi Museum
The Noguchi Museum10.64 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

This was a museum designed and created by the Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi. The purpose of the museum and foundation was and remains to preserve and display Noguchi's sculptures, architectural models, stage designs, drawings, and furniture designs.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art10.74 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

This is the largest museum in the United State and it was the third most visited art museum in the world. Its permanent collection contains over two million works, divided among 17 curatorial departments.

Belvedere Castle
Belvedere Castle11.07 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

Belvedere Castle is a folly in Central Park in Manhattan. It contains exhibit rooms and an observation deck, and since 1919, it has also housed the official Central Park weather station. Its name comes from belvedere, which means "beautiful view" in Italian.

Museum of the Moving Image
Museum of the Moving Image11.20 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

A Media museum located in a former building of the historic Astoria Studios. It exists to expand public understanding and appreciation of the art, history, technique and technology of film, television, and digital media by collecting, preserving, and providing access to moving-image related artifacts via multimedia exhibitions and educational programming.

American Museum of Natural History
American Museum of Natural History11.22 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

This is the largest natural history museum in the world. The complex comprises 26 interconnected buildings housing 45 permanent exhibition halls, in addition to a planetarium and a library and the collections contain over 34 million specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites, human remains, and human cultural artifacts and more.

New York Hall Of Science
New York Hall Of Science11.69 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

The New York Hall of Science is a science and technology museum in New York City. It has over 400 exhibits on biology, chemistry and physics. Its one of the centre of attractions in the Queens county.

Roosevelt Island
Roosevelt Island11.80 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

A narrow island which was located in the centre of the east river Manhattan. Roosevelt Island is part of the borough of Manhattan. Roosevelt Island has many bicycle trails and walking paths for people to explore the island with. There is also a free bus service.

Queens Botanical Garden
Queens Botanical Garden11.82 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

A 39-acre botanical garden featuring rose, bee, herb, wedding, and perennial gardens; an arboretum; an art gallery which was operated by Queens Botanical Garden Society, Inc. It was created as part of the 1939 New York World's Fair and was originally located in nearby Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

Queens Museum
Queens Museum11.93 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

An art museum and educational center located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park which was founded in 1972. It has so many permanent exhibitions and It also has a large archive of artifacts from both World's Fairs and more.

The Hindu Temple Society of North America
The Hindu Temple Society of North America11.99 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

This temple claims to be the very first of the traditional Hindu temples in the USA which was popularly referred to as the Ganesh Temple. The temple architecture and the rituals follow the South Indian tradition. The temple is visited not only by the Hindus but also those who wish to explore religious diversity in Queens.

Queens Zoo
Queens Zoo12.08 KMs away from Bronx Zoo

This zoo is a part of an integrated system of four zoos and one aquarium managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. It was located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, New York City.