Visit the Zoo

Zoo Rates & Hours

Hours

The Zoo is now partially reopened with outdoor habitats and several animal buildings welcoming visitors at a 25% capacity. Zoo hours are 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Zoo admission gates close at 2 p.m.) Advanced reservations are no longer required. Please check back as the Zoo will require advanced reservations for some special events.

Animal buildings close 15 minutes prior to Zoo closing time.

Milwaukee County Zoo Admission Fees

  • January 2 through March, 2021
    Adults: $14.25
    Child (3 to 12): $11.25
    Child (2 and under): Free
    Senior Citizen (age 60 and over): $12.75

  • April 1 through October 31, 2021
    Adults: $16.75
    Child (3 to 12): $13.75
    Child (2 and under): Free
    Senior Citizen (age 60 and over): $15.75

  • November 1 through December 31, 2021
    Adults: $14.25
    Child (age 3 to 12): $11.25
    Child (2 and under): Free
    Senior Citizen (age 60 and over): $12.75

Milwaukee County residents with I.D. receive $1.75 off full price paid admission everyday except Wednesday. On Wednesdays, Milwaukee County residents are admitted at a reduced rate of $10.50 for adults and $8 for children (age 3 to 12).

Zoo Pass free Zoo admission and parking do not apply when visiting the Zoo on a school field trip or with a company picnic.

Parking

Passenger Cars: $15
Buses: $20

You may also join or renew online and within minutes receive a temporary Zoo Pass via e-mail that you may use the same day for admission.