Plan Your Visit and Save on Admission

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We're honored to be voted Best Family Entertainment​ ​by The Indy A List! Plan your visit and discover why the Zoo is a "Great place to visit no matter what your age!​"​

Save Time and Money on Your Ne​xt Visit

Purchase advance tickets online to lock in the lowest ticket price. In general, you'll save more by selecting days that traditionally have lower attendance, and the farther in advance you buy the more you will save. Purchasing tickets in advance also allows you to skip the ticket windows when you visit. Admission prices will never fall below today's listed price, but they will increase the longer you wait to buy so purchase your tickets today

Zoo Hours​​

​​Nov. 25-Dec. 30 plus Dec. 19-20, 26-27Noon-9pm Wednesday-Sunday
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day, New Year's Eve & Day
​January-February9am-4pm Wednesday-Sunday 
Weather permitting, the Zoo will be open f​or Martin Luther King Jr. Day


Learn about the discounts available when purchasing tickets at the gate. [more ...]

Military Discounts

To honor our men and women in service, all current and former members of the military are admitted free on Memorial Day and Veterans Day (Please note: if Veterans Day falls on a Monday or Tuesday, free admission will be offered on the Sunday before the holiday). Plus, all non-military family members receive a $2 discount on day-of, on-site ticket purchases on this holiday. The rest of the year, the Zoo offers a $2 discount to all current and former members of the military, good for the purchase of up to four day-of, on-site tickets per visit. Please br​ing a form of military ID with you to receive the discounts.

Zoo Member Discounts

We offer a $2 discount to members of other Association of Zoos and Aquarium accredited institutions good for up to four on-site, day-of ticket purchases per visit. Please present your valid membership ID when you purchase tickets at the gate.

AAA Discounts

We offer a $2 discount to AAA members  good for up to four on-site, day-of ticket purchases per visit. Please present your valid AAA card when you purchase your tickets at the gate.

Group Discounts

Group Rates​ are available for groups of 25 or more.[close]

Zoo Animals and Exhibits​

Special Zoo Experiences

Looking for ways to make your Zoo visit unique and memorable? [more...] Special Zoo Experiences bring you closer to our animals than ever before! These incredible opportunities are perfect for you and your family, or even as a gift.

Animal Art Adventure

Dolphin In-Water Adventure


Hotels Packages

The Zoo partners with more than 30 area hotels to offer spectacular savings on package deals!

Zoo Map

Additional Amenities