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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.

2023 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

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

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

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.

  • On the checkout page after select your tickets, in the box labeled “Apply a Coupon or Gift Card” type in coupon codeMetroGov and then click apply. If you do not, your tickets will not be discounted.
  • After you hit apply, your price will reflect the coupon discount if available.
  • Complete your Check-out

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.


Louisville Metro Employees receive 10% off regular Zoo Memberships.
The Best Deal in Town!

  • 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 $125 (save $14)
  • Family Dual Membership is $258 — Your Price $244 (save $14)
  • Family Experience Membership is $229 — Your Price $206 (save $23)
  • Family Experience Dual Membership is $378 Your Price $355 (save $23)

Follow this process to purchase or renew a Louisville Zoo membership.

  • Select “Renew” or “Join” and follow the prompts.
  • Type in coupon codeMetro Government at the cart / check-out page before putting in your credit card information.
  • Complete the check-out process.

At checkout, enter your Coupon Code in the box pictured below.BUY NOW







Hot tip for busy times: Online purchasers receive an email confirmation/ temporary pass following their online purchase. You can pick up your membership card at any ticketing window during your next visit. To join by mail or pay by payroll deduction please download this order form and mail to the Louisville Zoo or provide in person during regular zoo hours.

  • Must provide Metro ID# to qualify
  • Questions: Call us at (502) 459-2287 or visit during regular Zoo hours.
  • Membership Cards and Gift Cards are NOT mailed.
  • Can NOT be combined with any other offers or applied retroactively.