Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

The mission of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is to lead and inspire by connecting people and wildlife. Today, the Zoo is a nationally and internationally acclaimed conservation center, housing more than 10,000 animals representing nearly 600 species. In addition to its role as a global conservation leader, the Zoo is a renowned year-round educational and recreational facility for visitors of all ages, backgrounds and experiences - attracting 2.2 million visitors annually with a membership base representing more than 82,000 households. The Zoo resides on 580 acres consisting of six zoogeographic regions, a water park and a golf course - making it one of the fastest growing zoos in the world and the third largest municipally affiliated zoo in North America.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(3/4)|89.07 Score


(4/4)|90.27 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(3/4)|88 Score



Headquarter Address

4850 West Powell Road
Powell, OH 43065