Platypus Circle

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President's Platinum Platypus Circle


President's Level Platypus Platinum

President’s Platinum Platypus Circle donors are a unique group of extremely dedicated friends who are deeply committed to the ZSM’s long-term vision. These donors take special interest in our animal care and international conservation efforts and provide critically needed support. They are genuinely invested in assuring that wildlife is sustained for future generations. Together with other President’s Circle of Recognition members, they enjoy access to uniquely tailored behind-the-scenes experiences and select events with the ZSM President.

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  • 4 transferrable membership cards each offering unlimited admission to the Milwaukee County Zoo for up to eight people and parking for one car for one full year
  • 100 complimentary guest passes for admission to the Milwaukee County Zoo
  • 15 complimentary attraction passes valid for the Train, Zoomobile, SeaLion show or Carousel
  • 4 Behind the Scenes Basic Tours for up to six people each; during this two-hour entertaining and educational tour, you will receive 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 specialized topics from which to choose.
  • 1 Behind the Scenes Premium Tour – a unique opportunity to select one of four specialized tours for you and five guests.
  • 1 Behind the Scenes Ultimate Tour – an ideal opportunity to select one of four personalized tours for you and five guests.
  • Each Tour will be presented with a commemorative photo. 
  • VIP invitations to exhibit premiers, the annual family picnic, and annual Platypus recognition dinner
  • Private performance by the Kohl’s Wild Theatre troupe for you and at least fifty guests. Performance can be part of an annual company outing here on Zoo grounds or held at your designated location with a 60 mile radius of the Zoo. Performances can be 15 or 45 minutes in length.
  • A piece of unique artwork created by a Milwaukee County Zoo elephant or bonobo
  • Exclusive President’s Club recognition and events throughout the year
  • Onsite recognition on Milwaukee County Zoo Grounds
  • Company listing in our annual report, ZSM publications, website and donor wall
  • Company listing on the ZSM website with link to your home page
  • 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 in depth look at members, benefits and opportunities
  • Reduced/free admission to 150 other Zoos and Aquariums across the country
  • 20% discount on Milwaukee County Zoo facility rentals
  • 10% discount on Milwaukee County Zoo gift shops
  • 100 food/beverage tickets valid for Milwaukee A La Carte held during the benefit year

Please note that the estimated fair market value of President’s Platinum Platypus benefits is $1,204.

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