On Veterans Day, zoo offers free admission for military

November 3, 2015 - 11:22am

Active and retired military personnel and their families to be admitted free Nov. 11

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 Wednesday, Nov. 11. Families of deployed military personnel also will be given free admission.

"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."

To receive free admission Wednesday, 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.