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Offer for Furloughed Federal Workers

Following the great example of our colleagues at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, we will offer free parking and admission through March 31 to all federal employees who have been furloughed or working without pay. Immediate family members who accompany federal employees will also receive free admission. Simply present your Indiana photo ID and your most recent pay stub at the Entry Plaza to receive free admission.

Zoo Hours
  • March 1-21

    9am-4pm daily

  • March 21-May 24

    9am-4pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm Friday-Sunday
    • Open until 5pm on Thursdays during xZOOberance

  • May 25-Sept. 2

    9am-5pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-7pm Friday-Sunday and holidays
    • Open until 8:30pm for Zoolapalooza and Animals & All That Jazz concerts
    • Closed June 14 for Zoobilation

  • Sept. 3-Oct. 2

    9am-4pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm Friday-Sunday

  • Oct. 3-27

    9am-4pm Monday-Wednesday, 9am-7pm Thursday & Sunday, 9am-9pm Friday & Saturday
    • ZooBoo activities are 2-7pm Thursday & Sunday, 2-9pm Friday & Saturday

  • Oct. 28-Nov. 27

    9am-4pm daily
    • Closed Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving

  • Nov. 29-Dec. 30

    Noon-9pm Sunday-Thursday, noon-10pm Friday & Saturday
    • Christmas at the Zoo activities are 5-9pm Sunday-Thursday, 5-10pm Friday & Saturday
    • Closed Dec. 24-25 for Christmas Eve & Day
    • Closed Dec. 31-Jan. 1 for New Year’s Eve & Day

Visit the Indianaplis Zoo

Run with cheetahs on the African plains, or swim with dolphins in deep blue oceans. Wherever your adventure may take you, the Indianapolis Zoo will be your guide.

Located along the scenic riverbanks in White River State Park, the Zoo is conveniently located near beautiful downtown Indianapolis with easy access to walking and biking trails into the city. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the American Alliance of Museums.

Zoo Map

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Guest Services
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Dining Options
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Gift Shop
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