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Animal Medical Center Tour

An annual physical exam for a lizard. An x-ray for a kangaroo’s foot. A house call for an elephant with a toothache. Our Zoo veterinarians do it all! Learn how in this NEW behind-the-scenes guided tour of the Polly Horton Hix Animal Medical Center. You’ll see inside the Zoo’s working veterinary clinic and hear stories of how Zoo vet staff care for many different animals every day. You’ll also learn how the medical team at the Indianapolis Zoo works with other experts to improve animal care in zoos and aquariums and save animal species in the wild.

This experience includes views of medical equipment and descriptions of medical procedures and is best suited for guests age 6 and older. Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult participant. The building is ADA-accessible. Strollers, food and drink are not permitted. 

Cost: $30 adult non-member, $27 adult member, $24 child
Duration: 45 minutes
Time: Schedule varies seasonally