Visit the Zoo

Zoo Rates & Hours

The Zoo will partially reopen on June 13. During this Phase 1 reopening, Zoo hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Zoo admission and parking is available for all visitors online only. Visitors must arrive at their reservation time to ensure a safe capacity is not exceeded. The final timed entry each day is 1:30 p.m.

Hours

  • January, February, November & December 2020
    Monday-Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    Saturday-Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • March 1 through May 22, 2020
    Daily: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • May 23 through September 7, 2020
    Daily: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • September 8 through October 31, 2020
    Daily: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Animal buildings close 15 minutes prior to Zoo closing time.

Milwaukee County Zoo Admission Fees

  • January 1 through March 31, 2020
    Adults: $13.75
    Child (age 3 to 12): $10.75
    Child (2 and under): Free
    Senior Citizen (age 60 and over): $12.25

  • April 1 through May 31, 2020
    Adults: $16.25
    Child (age 3 to 12): $13.25
    Child (2 and under): Free
    Senior Citizen (age 60 and over): $15.25

  • June 1 through October 31, 2020
    Adults: $16.75
    Child (age 3 to 12): $13.75
    Child (2 and under): Free
    Senior Citizen (age 60 and over): $15.75

  • November 1 to December 31, 2020
    Adults: $14.25
    Child (age 3 to 12): $11.25
    Child (2 and under): Free
    Senior Citizen (age 60 and over): $12.75

January 1 through May 31, 2020:

Milwaukee County residents with I.D. receive $1.75 off full price paid admission everyday except Wednesday. On Wednesdays, Milwaukee County residents with I.D. are admitted at a reduced rate of $10 for adults and $7.50 for children (age 3 to 12).

June 1 through December 31, 2020:

Milwaukee County residents with I.D. receive $1.75 off full price paid admission everyday except Wednesday. On Wednesdays, Milwaukee County residents with I.D. 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: $12
Buses: $16

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.