Reciprocal Zoo List

Baird's TapirPlease note that the list has changed in 2014.

Members of the Zoological Society of Milwaukee get free admission to the Milwaukee County Zoo and free or discounted admission to more than 150 other zoos and aquariums!

Our list of reciprocating zoos and aquariums follows. There have been changes made regarding reciprocity for the 2014 calendar year. As an AZA accredited institution, the Zoo has opted to offer free or discounted admission to members of AZA accredited institutions that reciprocate with free or discounted admission to our Zoo. If a zoo or aquarium is not on our list, there is no reciprocation with free or discounted admission. You must have your membership card with you to receive free admission. The agreements do not include free parking. Most institutions limit reciprocity to two (2) adults and two (2) children. Reciprocity is subject to change. Also, most institutions do not honor reciprocity for special events. Please contact any reciprocal institution with the date you may be visiting to verify reciprocal policies. Please verify updates through this page or call our membership office at (414) 258-2333. If you visit a reciprocating institution but are asked to pay, please keep your receipt. Once you return, contact our office at the above number immediately for assistance. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that you will be reimbursed. We will make an attempt, however, on your behalf.

Please contact the reciprocal institution to obtain information on corporate discount arrangements. Most institutions limit reciprocity to two (2) adults and two (2) children.

The John G. Shedd Aquarium (Chicago), Brookfield Zoo (Chicago), San Diego Zoo, San Diego Wild Animal Park, and all Sea World locations choose not to reciprocate with other zoos. Therefore, your free admission benefits do not apply at these institutions.

Please note: The Milwaukee County Zoo DOES NOT reciprocate with zoos that are located in close geographic proximity to our zoo. This includes the Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison, Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, N.E.W. Zoo in Green Bay and Racine Zoological Gardens.

Important Note: Zoo databases are not linked, and each zoo maintains their own membership list. Other zoos will not be able to verify your membership, so please be prepared and always have your zoo pass along with your picture I.D. ready for the attendant.

Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Canada | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | District of Columbia | Florida | Georgia | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Massachusetts | Mexico | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Nebraska | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin

ALABAMA

  Birmingham Zoo

ALASKA

  Alaska SeaLife Center *

ARIZONA

  Phoenix Zoo *
  Reid Park Zoo (Tucson) *

ARKANSAS

  Little Rock Zoo *

CALIFORNIA

  Aquarium of the Bay (San Francisco) *
  Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (San Pedro) # (10% discount in gift shop)
  Charles Paddock Zoo (Atascadero)
  CuriOdyssey at Coyote Point (San Mateo)
  Fresno Chaffee Zoo *
  Happy Hollow Zoo (San Jose)
  Living Desert, The Calif., (Palm Desert) *
  Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens *
  Oakland Zoo *
  Sacramento Zoo *
  San Francisco Zoo *
  Santa Ana Zoo
  Santa Barbara Zoo
  Sequoia Park Zoo (Eureka)

CANADA

  Granby Zoo (Quebec) *

COLORADO

  Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
  Pueblo Zoo *

CONNECTICUT

  Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo (Bridgeport)

DELAWARE

  Brandywine Zoo (Wilmington)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

  Smithsonian National Zoological Park (Washington, D.C.) # (10% discount in on-site gift shops)

FLORIDA

  Brevard Zoo (Melbourne)
  Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens (Sanford) *
  Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens *
  Lemur Conservation Foundation, Myakka City # (10% in on-site and online gift shops)
  Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa FL *
  Mote Marine Aquarium (Sarasota)
  Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park (West Palm Beach) *
  The Florida Aquarium (Tampa) *
  Zoo Miami *

GEORGIA

  Chehaw Wild Animal Park (Albany)
  Zoo Atlanta *

IDAHO

  Tautphaus Park Zoo (Idaho Falls)
  Zoo Boise

ILLINOIS

  Cosley Zoo (Wheaton)
  Henson Robinson Zoo (Springfield)
  Miller Park Zoo (Bloomington)
  Peoria Zoo
  Scovill Zoo (Decatur) *

INDIANA

  Fort Wayne Children's Zoo *
  Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden (Evansville)
  Potawatomi Zoo (South Bend) *

IOWA

  Blank Park Zoo (Des Moines)
  Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium (Dubuque) *

KANSAS

  David Traylor Zoo of Emporia # (25% off all merchandise)
  Hutchinson Zoo # (20% discount in the gift shop)
  Lee Richardson Zoo (Garden City) # (10% off in gift shop and free drive through)
  Rolling Hills Adventure Center (Salina) *
  Sedgwick County Zoo (Wichita) *
  Sunset Zoological Park (Manhattan)
  Topeka Zoological Park

KENTUCKY

  Louisville Zoological Garden *

LOUISIANA

  Alexandria Zoological Park
  BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo

MARYLAND

  Maryland Zoo (Baltimore) *
  Salisbury Zoological Park # (25% discount in the gift shop)

MASSACHUSETTS

  Buttonwood Park Zoo (New Bedford)
  Capron Park Zoo (Attleboro)
  Franklin Park Zoo (Zoo New England-Boston) *
  Museum of Science (Boston)
  Stone Zoo (Zoo New England-Stoneham) *

MEXICO

  Parque Zoologico De Leon (Leon)

MICHIGAN

  Binder Park Zoo (Battle Creek) *
  Children's Zoo at Celebration Square (Saginaw)
  Detroit Zoo (Royal Oak) *
  John Ball Zoological Garden (Grand Rapids)
  Potter Park Zoological Gardens (Lansing)

MINNESOTA

  Como Park Zoo (St. Paul) # (15% discount in gift shop)
  Lake Superior Zoo (Duluth)
  Minnesota Zoo (Apple Valley) *

MISSISSIPPI

  Jackson Zoological Park *

MISSOURI

  Dickerson Park Zoo (Springfield)
  Endangered Wolf Center (Eureka) *
  Kansas City Zoo *
  St. Louis Zoo # (1/2 off Safari Pass (up to 4 passes))

NEBRASKA

  Lincoln Children's Zoo
  Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo *
  Riverside Discovery Center (Scottsbluff) *

NEW HAMPSHIRE

  Squam Lakes Natural Science Center (Holderness) *

NEW JERSEY

  Bergen County Zoological Park (Paramus)
  Cape May County Park Zoo # (10% discount in the gift shop)
  Turtle Back Zoo (West Orange)

NEW MEXICO

  Alameda Park Zoo (Alamogordo)
  Albuquerque Biological Park *
  Living Desert Zoo & Gardens (Carlsbad)

NEW YORK

  Buffalo Zoological Gardens *
  Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park (Syracuse) *
  Seneca Park Zoo (Rochester) *
  Staten Island Zoo
  Trevor Zoo (Millbrook)

NORTH CAROLINA

  Greensboro Science Center
  North Carolina Aquariums Three locations:

Roanoke Island (Manteo)
Pine Knoll Shores (Atlantic Beach)
Fort Fisher (Kure Beach)


  North Carolina Zoological Park (Asheboro)
  Western North Carolina Nature Center (Asheville)

NORTH DAKOTA

  Chahinkapa Zoo (Wahpeton)
  Dakota Zoo (Bismarck)
  Red River Zoo (Fargo)
  Roosevelt Park Zoo (Minot)

OHIO

  African Safari Wildlife Park (Port Clinton) *
  Akron Zoological Park
  Boonshoft Museum of Discovery (Dayton)
  Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden *
  Cleveland Metroparks Zoo *
  Columbus Zoo & Aquarium (Powell) *
  Toledo Zoo *
  Wilds, The (Cumberland) *

OKLAHOMA

  Oklahoma City Zoological Park *
  Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum *

OREGON

  Oregon Zoo (Portland) *
  Wildlife Safari (Winston) *

PENNSYLVANIA

  Elmwood Park Zoo (Norristown) *
  Erie Zoo
  Lehigh Valley Zoo (Schnecksville)
  National Aviary (Pittsburgh) *
  Philadelphia Zoological Garden *
  Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium *
  ZOOAMERICA - NA Wildlife Park (Hershey)

RHODE ISLAND

  Roger Williams Park Zoo (Providence) *

SOUTH CAROLINA

  Greenville Zoo
  Riverbanks Zoo & Garden (Columbia) *

SOUTH DAKOTA

  Bramble Park Zoo (Watertown)
  Great Plains Zoo and Museum (Sioux Falls)

TENNESSEE

  Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park
  Knoxville Zoological Gardens
  Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium *
  Nashville Zoo *

TEXAS

  Abilene Zoological Gardens
  Caldwell Zoo (Tyler) *
  Cameron Park Zoo (Waco)
  Dallas Zoo *
  El Paso Zoo *
  Ellen Trout Zoo (Lufkin)
  Gladys Porter Zoo (Brownsville)
  Houston Zoo, Inc.
  San Antonio Zoological Society *
  Texas State Aquarium (Corpus Christi) *

UTAH

  Tracy Aviary (Salt Lake City)
  Utah's Hogle Zoo (Salt Lake City) *

VIRGINIA

  Mill Mountain Zoo (Roanoke) *
  Virginia Zoological Park (Norfolk)

WASHINGTON

  Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (Tacoma) *
  Woodland Park Zoo (Seattle) *

WEST VIRGINIA

  Oglebay's Good Zoo (Wheeling) *

WISCONSIN

  International Crane Foundation (Baraboo)

* 50% Admission discount
# This is a free admission zoo that will offer Zoological Society of Milwaukee members discounts in their gift shops or attractions

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