The Indianapolis Zoo empowers people and communities,
both locally and globally, to advance animal conservation.
Learn more about our
The Indianapolis Zoological Society is a private 501(c)3
organization governed by a Board of Trustees. We are the largest
privately funded zoo in the United States. Learn how you can
support our conservation mission. Photo by Great Ape Trust
View our Annual Reports.
of Zoos & Aquariums
The Indianapolis Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA).
Look for the AZA logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance
that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for
animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things.
With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife
conservation, and your link to helping animals in their native habitats. For
more information visit
American Association of Museums
The Indianapolis Zoo is also accredited by the
(AAM) as a botanical garden. The Zoo
was the first attraction in the country to achieve the triple accreditation
of zoological park, aquarium, and botanical garden.