Platypus Circle

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Platypus Circle Silver


Platypus Silver

Platypus Circle Silver donors have a deep connection with the impact that the Zoological Society of Milwaukee makes in the community. Members at this level share an affinity for environmental conservation and wildlife with other Platypus members. These special members are invited to experience unique benefits which strengthen their relationship with the ZSM.

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  • 2 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
  • 10 complimentary guest passes for admission to the Milwaukee County Zoo
  • 6 complimentary attraction passes valid for the Train, Zoomobile, SeaLion show or Carousel
  • 2 Behind the Scenes Tours for up to six people each; 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 specialized topics from which to choose.
  • Invitations to exhibit premiers, the annual family picnic, and annual Platypus Circle recognition dinner
  • Onsite recognition on Milwaukee County Zoo Grounds
  • Company listing in our annual report, ZSM publications, website 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 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/free admission to 150 other Zoos and Aquariums across the country

Please note that the estimated fair market value of Platypus Silver benefits is $215.

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