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Cultural Pass 2023

MONDAYS June 5 – July 31, 2023

The Louisville Zoo is excited to be apart of the Cultural Pass program again in 2023! Cultural Passes offer families in Greater Louisville with children ages 0-21 access to participate in arts and cultural activities. Mondays between June 5 and July 31, Cultural Pass holders can enjoy free admission to the Louisville Zoo.

The Cultural Pass is valid for one-time general admission at the Louisville Zoo. For a full list of rules, other venues and more information, please visit

Cultural Pass Zoo Days 2024

June 5, 12, 19, 26
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Zoo Pass Rules

  • Valid MONDAYS only at the Louisville Zoo, June  5 – July 31
  • Valid for one-time general admission only. You must go to the ticket windows with your cultural pass to get tickets to enter the Zoo.
  • The cultural pass may not be used towards the purchase of any package/combination tickets.
  • Parking is $7 per car 
  • NOT valid for the following: 
    • Group sales
    • School groups or day care centers
    • Ticket packages with rides
    • Rides and attractions (carousel, ropes, camel rides, etc)
    • Classes and camps
    • Food and gift shops

Cultural Pass Rules

    1. Cultural Pass Valid: June 5 – July 31, 2023
    2. Participants must have or be eligible for a Louisville Free Public Library card or regional library.
    3. Each youth (ages 0-21) is eligible for one pass.
    4. The Cultural Pass is valid for one-time general admission at each of the participating institutions.
    5. No special exhibits or concessions are included with the Cultural Pass.
    6. Only one adult will receive free entry per visit when they accompany a youth under age 17. (Zoo Note: those ages 18-21 that are covered by the cultural pass will receive free admission at the Zoo, however, an additional adult admission will not be comped with your admission).
    7. One accompanying adult with youth aged (0-17) can receive a free,  one-time, general admission ticket.  A maximum of 2 free adults (with accompanying two Cultural Pass participants/children) may be redeemed per party.
    8. All rules and regulations for specific sites must be followed to gain entry. Please note special restrictions for some participating organizations are printed on the Cultural Pass.
    9. Organizations reserve the right to deny entry if rules and restrictions of the Cultural Pass are not followed.
    10. The Cultural Pass is intended for family use.  As such, it is not valid for group visits.
    11. The Cultural Pass is not valid with other institution offers.

To learn more about the Cultural Pass program and see other participants click here: