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WAKY Monarchs 50th Anniversary Concert

May 17, 2014



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Welcome to the Louisville Zoo


Zoo Hours - Open Daily Year Round

Now through September 28
Open daily 10 a.m. ─ 5 p.m.
(stay until 6 p.m.)

Fall/Winter Hours:
September 2014 ─ mid-March, 2015
The Zoo is open daily 10 a.m. ─ 4 p.m.
(stay until 5 p.m.)

The Zoo will close early on Saturday, June 7, 2014 in order to get ready for our annual Zoofari! fundraiser.

Spring is Here!

The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining and there's a new baby Meerkat.

Animal News

Learn what's new at the Zoo!

Exhibits & Animals

Click here for a list of our exhibits and animals collection.

Zoo Hours

Admission Rates and Parking Fee

Special Notifications
(Updated on 4/18/2014)


The Zoo recommends the following resource for online maps and driving directions: Yahoo! Maps.

Out of Towners

For a list of our hotel partners, click here.
For the Greater Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau, click here!

News Archives


The Louisville Zoo is the state zoo of Kentucky and a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Our collections, which include botanical gardens, are accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), which is building North America’s largest wildlife conservation movement by engaging and inspiring over 175 million visitors and their communities to care about and take action to help protect wildlife.



















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