Visit the Zoo

Zoo Rates & Hours

Hours

  • September 4 through October 31, 2019
    Daily 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • November 2019 through February 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 Labor Day, 2020
    Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Animal buildings close 15 minutes prior to Zoo closing time.

Milwaukee County Zoo Admission Fees

  • November 1 2019 through March 31, 2020
    Adult: $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
    Adult: $16.25
    Child (age 3 to 12): $13.25
    Child (2 and under): Free
    Senior Citizen (age 60 and over): $15.25

January 1 through March 31, 2020:

Milwaukee County residents with I.D. receive $1.75 off full price paid admission every day except Wednesday. On Wednesdays, Milwaukee County residents with I.D. are admitted at a reduced rate of $9.25 for adults and $6.75 for children (age 3 to 12).

April 1 through December 31, 2020:

Milwaukee County residents with I.D. receive $1.75 off full price paid admission every day 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).

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.