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Online ticketing is currently down

Please purchase all tickets and make member reservations at the zoo entrance

Other membership services are available by emailing

On-grounds capacity is not limited at this time

However, parking lots can fill up quickly. To avoid traffic and parking issues, visitors may wish to use ride share or MAX light rail. The Washington Park MAX and ride share stop lets guests off directly in front of the zoo entrance.

For members

Reservations are not required for daytime admission at this time. When you arrive, please proceed to the ticket scanner station and have your member card and photo ID ready.

Ticket prices

Credit and debit cards are accepted. Checks or money orders are not accepted. View available discounts.

Ticket Type General Admission   
(purchase in advance)
Carousel Ride    
(purchase at the Zoo)
Train Ride    
(purchase at the Zoo)
Adult (12+) $24.00 $3.50 * $5.00 *
Child (2-11) $19.00 $3.50 * $5.00 *
Infant (under 2) Free $3.50 * Free
Member Adult (12+) Free $3.15 $4.50
Member Child (2-11) Free $3.15 $4.50
Military with ID $22.00 $3.50 * $5.00 *
AZA Reciprocal Membership $12.00 $3.50 * $5.00 *
Income-Assistance Admission $12.00 $3.50 * $5.00 *

* General Admission ticket required.