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Membership Levels & Prices

Special Holiday
Membership Offer

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Receive $5.00 OFF a Gift Membership when purchased by Dec. 31. The first 1,500 to purchase also receive one (1) FREE plush snow leopard. This special offer is valid thru Dec. 31, 2018. More info…

Enjoy these Frequent Fun Pass benefits year-round

A Louisville Zoo Membership is a Frequent Fun Pass that offers a 12 months of unlimited FREE general admission and parking during regular Zoo hours. For a full list of standard benefits associated with all membership levels click here.

Check out our new membership level: Family Plus Experience. See all the details plus photos of the exclusive after-hours event, EXPERIENCE AFRICA.

$199 + tax

Our newest and best value membership!  Perfect for families who want  additional experiences.

  • 2 named adults & 1 guest
    OR 1 named adult & 2 guests
  • PLUS up to 10 Dependent children living in the same household 3–18 years old (or grandchildren).
  • UNLIMITED CAROUSEL rides for everyone covered on your membership
  • 5 TRAIN tickets
  • 4 GUEST passes
  • 2 Lorikeet feedings
  • 2 Giraffe feedings
  • FREE admission to one (1) EXCLUSIVE MEMBER EVENT where you can meet Zoo keepers and animals plus enjoy themed entertainment and special treats & offers – a night you won’t easily forget.

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$119 + tax

  • 2 named adults
    OR 1 named adult & 1 guest
  • PLUS up to 4 dependent children living in the same household 3–18 years old (or grandchildren).
  • 2 buddy passes

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$149 + tax

  • 2 named adults & 1 guest
    OR 1 named adult & 2 guests
  • PLUS up to 10 dependent children living in the same household 3–18 years old (or grandchildren).
  • 4 GUEST passes
  • 4 CAROUSEL passes
  • 2 TRAIN tickets

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$64 + tax

  • 1 named adult

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$94 + tax

  • 2 named adults
    OR 1 named adult & 1 guest

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Upper Level Memberships:

DOES NOT INCLUDE KENTUCKY SCIENCE CENTER
Upper level memberships provide additional benefits to you and added support to the Louisville Zoo’s mission to better the bond between people and our planet. Our upper level memberships are not currently available online.  If you are interested in becoming an Upper Level Member please call (502) 459-2287 to set up your membership today.

$250

All activities are seasonal and subject to the cooperation of weather, animals and Zoo maintenance. All passes/tickets are one-time-use during regular Zoo hours and digitally linked to your membership.

  • 2 named adults & 2 guests OR 1 named & 3 guests
  • PLUS up to 10 Dependent children living in the same household 3–18 years old (or grandchildren)
  • UNLIMITED CAROUSEL rides for everyone covered on your membership
  • 5 TRAIN tickets
  • 4 GUEST passes
  • 2 Lorikeet Feedings
  • 2 Giraffe Feedings
  • A complimentary Caregiver & a Louisville Zoo static cling decal
  • FREE admission to one (1) EXCLUSIVE MEMBER EVENT.
    • Meet Zookeepers and animals plus enjoy themed entertainment and special treats & offers – a night you won’t easily forget.
    • Event Terms and Conditions (see below*)

Learn more about Experience Benefits Package including your Exclusive Event

Optional: Add a Caregiver for additional $28 (A caregiver, who must be named on the card, may only escort the children covered on the card. Caregivers are not able to utilize the free guest option available with some membership levels).

* Member Event Terms and Conditions:

  • You are invited to attend one (1) Experience Benefits Package Event as a group during the period of your active membership (traditionally twelve months).
  • Only those covered on your membership may attend.
  • One-time-use passes are not redeemable for these events.
  • Each year there will be at least 3 dates to choose from (May through July).
  • Email address required for correspondence and RSVP.
  • There are no rain dates for these events.
  • No refunds, exchanges or transfer

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$500

All activities are seasonal and subject to the cooperation of weather, animals and Zoo maintenance. All passes/tickets are one-time-use during regular Zoo hours and digitally linked to your membership.

  • 2 named adults & 3 guests OR 1 named & 4 guests
  • PLUS up to 10 Dependent children living in the same household 3–18 years old (or grandchildren)
  • UNLIMITED CAROUSEL rides for everyone covered on your membership
  • 5 TRAIN tickets
  • 4 GUEST passes
  • 2 Lorikeet Feedings
  • 2 Giraffe Feedings
  • A complimentary Caregiver, a Louisville Zoo static cling decal & a fair trade gift
  • FREE admission to one (1) EXCLUSIVE MEMBER EVENT.
    • Meet Zookeepers and animals plus enjoy themed entertainment and special treats & offers – a night you won’t easily forget.
    • Event Terms and Conditions (see below*)

Learn more about Experience Benefits Package including your Exclusive Event

Optional: Add a Caregiver for additional $28 (A caregiver, who must be named on the card, may only escort the children covered on the card. Caregivers are not able to utilize the free guest option available with some membership levels).

* Member Event Terms and Conditions:

  • You are invited to attend one (1) Experience Benefits Package Event as a group during the period of your active membership (traditionally twelve months).
  • Only those covered on your membership may attend.
  • One-time-use passes are not redeemable for these events.
  • Each year there will be at least 3 dates to choose from (May through July).
  • Email address required for correspondence and RSVP.
  • There are no rain dates for these events.
  • No refunds, exchanges or transfer

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$1,000

All activities are seasonal and subject to the cooperation of weather, animals and Zoo maintenance. All passes/tickets are one-time-use during regular Zoo hours and digitally linked to your membership.

  • 2 named adults & 4 guests OR 1 named & 5 guests
  • PLUS up to 10 Dependent children living in the same household 3–18 years old (or grandchildren)
  • UNLIMITED CAROUSEL rides for everyone covered on your membership
  • 5 TRAIN tickets
  • 4 GUEST passes
  • 2 Lorikeet Feedings
  • 2 Giraffe Feedings
  • A complimentary Caregiver, a Louisville Zoo static cling decal & a fair trade gift
  • FREE admission to one (1) EXCLUSIVE MEMBER EVENT.
    • Meet Zookeepers and animals plus enjoy themed entertainment and special treats & offers – a night you won’t easily forget.
    • Event Terms and Conditions (see below)*

Learn more about Experience Benefits Package including your Exclusive Event

Optional: Add a Caregiver for additional $28 (A caregiver, who must be named on the card, may only escort the children covered on the card. Caregivers are not able to utilize the free guest option available with some membership levels).

* Member Event Terms and Conditions:

  • You are invited to attend one (1) Experience Benefits Package Event as a group during the period of your active membership (traditionally twelve months).
  • Only those covered on your membership may attend.
  • One-time-use passes are not redeemable for these events.
  • Each year there will be at least 3 dates to choose from (May through July).
  • Email address required for correspondence and RSVP.
  • There are no rain dates for these events.
  • No refunds, exchanges or transfer

BUY NOW

Louisville Zoo/Kentucky Science Center Dual Memberships:

DOES NOT INCLUDE UNLIMITED RIDES OR EXPERIENCE BENEFITS PACKAGE
Visit KYScienceCenter.org/membership for more details on the Kentucky Science Center membership benefits and programs.

$183 + tax

  • 2 named adults
    OR 1 named adult & 1 guest
  • PLUS up to 4 dependent children living in the same household 3–18 years old (or grandchildren).
  • 2 buddy passes
  • Kentucky Science Center Family benefits

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$239 + tax

  • 2 named adults & 1 guest
    OR 1 named adult & 2 guests
  • PLUS up to 10 dependent children living in the same household 3–18 years old (or grandchildren)
  • 4 GUEST passes
  • 4 CAROUSEL passes
  • 2 TRAIN tickets
  • Kentucky Science Center Family Plus benefits

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Terms and Conditions

  1. All activities are seasonal and subject to the cooperation of weather, animals and Zoo maintenance. All passes/tickets are one-time-use during regular Zoo hours (not valid for special events such as “The World’s Largest Halloween Party!” presented by Meijer) and digitally linked to your membership.
    • Guest Passes: Valid for any age and must be used by a named adult on the account.
    • Buddy Passes: Valid for children (ages 3–18) and must be used by a named adult on the account.
  2. Valid Period:
    • E-Gift Membership (a digital gift card) — can be purchased online and are gift cards pre-loaded with the amount necessary to purchase each membership level. The digital gift card is sent directly to your e-mail inbox. You can either forward the E-Gift Card (PDF) by email or print it and give it to the recipient. An E-Gift Membership becomes active when it is redeemed at the Zoo for a permanent membership card. You can also add extra funds for gift shop purchases, rides and food too. Any unspent value on the E-Gift Card expires 12 months from date of purchase. 
    • Standard Memberships are valid for 12 months from date of purchase; if you renew early, the renewed membership starts the day after your current membership expires (you do not lose time if you renew early).
  3. Household: All memberships (except grandparent) are based on the members within a household. Only children ages 3–18 are included on memberships for the Zoo (ages 2–18 for Dual memberships with Kentucky Science Center)
  4. Children: Dependent children or grandchildren living in the same household ages 3–18 years old must be named on your membership. Children 2 and under must still be named on your membership. Children do not receive membership cards and must be accompanied by a named adult.
  5. Benefits are subject to change without notice.
  6. Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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