Explore AZA!

Join us! The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) provides accreditation to more than 240 zoos and aquariums that meet the highest standards for animal welfare and work relentlessly to protect wildlife and wild places. By supporting AZA, you will support the leaders in the care and conservation of animal wildlife.

Guests with Giraffe


AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums are ready for your safe return. Your visit supports conservation around the world. Find a facility closest to you and plan your visit today. 

Demonstrator showing a tortoise to a group of young children


We count on you. Until AZA zoos and aquariums are open again, volunteering is on hold. Interested in pitching in when we reopen? Fill out the volunteer form and we will connect you with a facility.

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Guests with birds


Conservation is still open. Zoos and aquariums need your support to continue caring for and saving animals from extinction. Tell Members of Congress about the vital role AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums play in conservation. Take action now!

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Two young girls take a picture of a gecko


We are protectors, defenders and friends with a deep love of animals. Help share the best animal stories from AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums!


Two scuba divers under water

We are AZA

We are more than 235 zoos and aquariums dedicated to the care and conservation of animals.

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