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Zoo Rates & Hours

Milwaukee County Zoo closed indefinitely beginning March 15

Due to the national health emergency the Milwaukee County Zoo will be closed indefinitely, beginning Sunday, March 15. All Zoo and Zoological Society events and programs are cancelled during the closure. The safety of Zoo visitors, volunteers and staff are our top priority.  We will continue to update our visitors and members as developments occur via our websites and social media platforms.

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.