Discovery & Learning

Due to Covid-19 we have temporarily suspended our Educational Workshop Programme and are therefore unable to offer school & group visits to the Zoo & Castle that include a workshop. We hope to be able to re-introduce our workshop programme during the 2021 Autumn term.


Please contact for further information on education visits.


UPDATED 26/08/2021.


Group rates

For groups of 10+ paying visitors

Adult* £12.25
Concession £10.50
Child £8.70

Special needs visitor groups

For groups of 6+ special needs visitors

Adult £9.00
Child £8.00
Concessions £8.50
Accompanying Carers £5.00
One Carer Admitted free with each paying disabled visitor

Education groups

Applicable only to educational establishments in term time, for groups of 10+ paying children.

Adult / Leader / Teacher* £9.00
Child / Pupil / Student £8.00 (3-15 years)
Concessions £8.50 (young adult, 16-17 years)

* One free teacher/leader per 7 paying children/students

We also offer a full programme of workshops and tours for all ages from EYFS through to Post 16.  Please click here for further information.




DZC proudly supporting Artsmark

Artsmark is the creative quality standard for schools and education settings, awarded by Arts Council England, recognising their commitment to high quality arts and cultural education.

Dudley Zoo and Castle is proud to be supporting schools and education settings on their Artsmark journey, inspiring children and young people to create, experience and participate in great arts and culture.

We offer education settings who are working towards, or currently hold an Artsmark Award a range of themed workshops.  Please contact for further information.

Find out more about Artsmark at .