Welcome to the Louisville Zoo
Zoo Hours - Open Daily Year Round
September 29, 2014 - March 13, 2015
The Zoo is open daily 10 a.m. ─ 4 p.m.
(stay until 5 p.m.)
Spring and Summer Hours
March 14, 2015 ─ end of September, 2015
Open daily 10 a.m. ─ 5 p.m.
(stay until 6 p.m.)
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Visit your favorite animals, of course, participate in the holiday festivities, pick up some great gifts and more.
- The Louisville Zoo’s 11 year-old reticulate python, “Thelma” has given birth to six offspring without the benefit of a male snake. Click here for more information and video.
- The Louisville Zoo is celebrating the birth of Jahari, a male pygmy hippo born on August 28, 2014. For more information, click here.
- Visit the three new gorillas and learn what's new at the Zoo!
- Zoo celebrates 1,000 Black-footed ferret kit born.
Click here for more information.
Exhibits & Animals
Click here for a list of our exhibits and animals collection.
Dare to Care Food Drive & Admission Discount
(part of Kroger Wild Winter Days)
The Louisville Zoo is teaming up with Kroger and Dare to Care Food Bank offering a special discounted Zoo admission November 1, 2014 through February 28, 2015 for guests who participate in a canned food drive. For more details, click here.
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!
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
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