Louisville Metro Employees

Check out the great General Admission and Membership discounts that are available to Louisville Metro Employees. Plus, find links to special events, camps and news about upcoming attractions and exhibits.

2024 General Admission Discounts

Information about general admission tickets (available online only in advance of visit).


General Admission Ticket Prices

Purchase in advance for the lowest price. Prices will not decrease. General admission pricing is based on demand, capacity and other factors. Prices update at midnight each day.

Today’s prices are the same online and at the gate.

Purchase in advance for discounts!

See Today’s Prices

March 16 through September 31, 2024

For the best possible value, purchase tickets online in advance of your visit.  Gate and online prices are the same when purchasing the same day as your visit.

AGEBuy Online 
Adults (12–59)$15.75 – $30
Children (3–11)$10.75 – $25
Senior (60+)$10.75 – $25
Children (2 and under)FREE

Purchase Tickets Here

November 1, 2023 – March 15 2024

Prices below are the off-season range.  

Adults (12–59)$10 – $27
Children (3–11)$7 – $24
Senior (60+)$7 – $24
Children (2 and under)FREE

Purchase Online

A valid military ID is required for all military discounts.
Active duty military personnel receive free general admission. Discounts not valid for ticket packages with rides/attractions or special ticketed events. Tickets must be purchased at the Zoo windows with a valid ID.  
Dependents of active military personnel receive 10% off general admission at the Zoo’s ticket windows. Must be accompanied by active military personnel with a valid ID.
Active military receive membership discounts. Please present a valid military ID at the Zoo membership office to discuss options.

We offer discounts for groups of 15 or more. Ticket must be purchased online. Discount tickets not available at the gate.

Purchase Online

For ticket/attraction packagesschool field trips, special discounts, strollers/wheelchairs, click for more info…

Follow this process to purchase general admission tickets, parking passes and select special events tickets when available.

  1. Click to purchase general admission tickets online.
  2. Press the “Promo Code” Button on the window in our webstore.
  3. Enter Metro Gov in the box.  (Make sure to include the space in between the words) and press “SUBMIT”
  4. Enter the number of tickets you want and press “NEXT”
  5. Select the date and press “NEXT”
  6. Add Parking, unless you are taking public transportation
  7. And continue through the process.

The tickets and receipt are emailed to the email address entered on the payment form. Tickets can be printed or shown on a mobile device at the Zoo.

  • Individual Membership is $64 — Your Price $58 (save $6)
  • Individual Plus Membership is $94 Your Price $85 (save $9)
  • Family Membership is $139 Your Price $126 (save $13)
  • Family Dual Membership is $258 — Your Price $233 (save $25)
  • Family Experience Membership is $229 — Your Price $207 (save $22)
  • Family Experience Dual Membership is $378 Your Price $341 (save $37)

Metro employee discounts are currently unavailable online. Thank you for your patience as work to add an online option.

You can still use the payroll deduction form and join by mail, interoffice mail or in person during regular zoo hours.

You can pick up your membership card at any ticketing window during your next visit.

  • Must provide Metro ID# to qualify
  • Membership Cards are NOT mailed.
  • Can NOT be combined with any other offers or applied retroactively.