On Veterans Day, zoo offers free admission for military

November 1, 2014 - 12:22pm
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Civilians can take advantage of zoo's discounted $4 admission for Second Tuesday

The Oregon Zoo will mark Veterans Day by offering free admission for military veterans and active military personnel, as well as family members who accompany them to the zoo on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Other guests that day can enjoy the zoo for just $4 since it is Second Tuesday.

"We're thankful to everyone who has served our country as well as the families who support them," said Teri Dresler, interim zoo director. "On Nov. 11, we're observing Veterans Day by inviting active or retired military personnel and their families to enjoy a free day at the zoo. Since Veterans Day falls on Second Tuesday this year, it's a great way for friends to come along too."

To receive free admission Tuesday, Nov. 11, visitors must show a military or veteran organization ID, discharge papers or other official military identification; families of deployed military personnel must show an active duty ID. The zoo store and all food outlets also offering a 10 percent discount for veterans, active military personnel and their families, with proper identification.