Plan Your Zoo Experience
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The Louisville Zoo is open daily year-round.
Closed only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day
March 17 to Sept. 23, 2018
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Stay until 6 p.m.)*
*August 25, 2018, the Zoo will close early at 2 p.m. (stay until 3 p.m.) for our annual Brew at the Zoo fundraiser.
Sept. 24, 2018 to March 15, 2019
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Stay until 5 p.m.)
Norton Healthcare Get Healthy Walking Club
March 1 – November 30, 2018 (Monday – Sunday)
Enter Zoo from 8 – 9:15 a.m. (You must exit Zoo by 9:30 a.m.)
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Smoking — Designated Areas Only
Smoking (including E-cigarettes) is prohibited throughout the Zoo. Designated outdoor smoking areas may be found at the African Outpost back deck and behind the Splash Park area. See designated areas on your Zoo guide map. We appreciate your cooperation.
Looking for other fun attractions, events plus restaurants and other destinations in Louisville? Be sure to visit the Louisville Convention & Visitor’s Bureau website for great planning ideas.
The Louisville Zoo’s agency of record is PriceWeber.