The DLC will be temporarily closed effective Friday, March 13. All tours have been cancelled and the Lemur Center is closed to visitors. To learn more, please visit our coronavirus response FAQ.
This seasonal experience (October through April) is specially designed for the little lemur lovers in your life! Our Little Lemurs children’s tour and is highly recommended for groups with children between the ages of 3 and 8. This tour follows the same path as the general Lemurs Live tour, but the material and pacing are catered to a younger audience. Our experienced guides will focus on providing the best possible experience for younger primates on this tour.
Like our standard Lemurs Live tour, our Little Lemurs tour is a broad introduction to the DLC, its mission, and its residents. However, because this experience is specifically designed for younger kiddos, our guides will focus primarily on the children and their questions and interests.
Days and times: This tour lasts approximately 50 minutes and is offered on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays at 10:00 a.m.
This is a seasonal tour and is offered from October through April. From May through September, our Self-Guided General Tour is a flexible, open house-style option perfect for visitors young and old.
Reservations needed? Yes, reservations are required.
ADA accessible? Yes, this tour is fully ADA accessible. To learn more about accessibility and use of wheelchairs, canes, etc., please see our Visitor Information Guide.
Lovable, not touchable: As on all of our tours, for your safety and for the well-being of our lemurs, there will not be any opportunities to touch the animals at any time.
How to schedule
The Little Lemurs tour is offered on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday mornings at 10am. This tour usually fills up about 2-3 weeks in advance on a typical weekday, and about 4-5 weeks in advance around holidays and on weekends.
To find out availability for specific dates and schedule your tour, please call (919) 401-7240. Call volume can be quite high, so if you reach our voicemail, don’t worry! As long as you leave a message, we can return your call before the end of the business day.
All guests ages 3 and up – $9 per person plus tax
Young children (ages 2 and under) – FREE
Planning your visit
Our Visitor Information Guide is the best resource for planning your trip! That said, no resource is exhaustive; so if you have any questions that aren’t addressed in the information below, please call us at (919) 401-7240. We’ll be happy to help!