Platypus Circle

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Platypus Circle Bronze


Platypus Bronze

Donors at the Platypus Circle Bronze level recognize the value of philanthropic giving and the importance of protecting animals and habitats. Platypus Circle Bronze members are invited to join other like-minded individuals at private annual family picnics, exhibit previews and other events. Platypus Circle Bronze members can take satisfaction in knowing that they share their commitment with others and make a real difference to the mission of the Zoological Society of Milwaukee.

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  • 2 transferrable membership cards and parking for one car per membership.  Each card offers unlimited admission to the Milwaukee County Zoo for up to eight people for one full year
  • 5 complimentary guest passes for admission (not including parking) to the Milwaukee County Zoo
  • 4 complimentary attraction passes valid for the train, Zoomobile, carousel or seal and sea lion show
  • A behind-the-scenes Basic Tour for up to six people; during this two-hour entertaining and educational tour, you will experience a special peek behind the scenes, see off-exhibit areas and learn how we take care of our animals. You and your guests will be chauffeured by motorized cart and led by an experienced docent. There are seven focused topics from which to choose.
  • Invitations to exhibit premieres, the annual family picnic and annual Platypus recognition dinner
  • Onsite recognition on Milwaukee County Zoo grounds
  • Company listing in our ZSM publications, Web site and donor wall
  • Subscriptions to Wild Things and Alive, the Zoological Society’s membership publications
  • Platy Passport e-newsletter with unique stories and information
  • Platy Press newsletter with an in-depth look at members, benefits and opportunities
  • 20% discount on Milwaukee County Zoo facility rentals
  • 10% discount on Milwaukee County Zoo gift shops
  • Reduced or free admission to 150 other zoos and aquariums across the country

Please note that the estimated fair-market value of Platypus Bronze membership benefits is $141.

Platypus Circle Levels:

Corporate Platypus Circle memberships begin at the $1,000 silver level.

  • Platypus Bronze
  • Platypus Silver
  • President's Level Platypus Gold
  • President's Level Platypus Emerald
  • President's Level Platypus Diamond
  • President's Level Platypus Platinum