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Zoo Prices

General Admission

 Zoo is open year-round, rain or shine.  No refunds or rebates. Prices are general Zoo admission and do not apply to select special events. 

General Admission

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

March 20 – Sept. 19, 2021

AGE Buy Online
Adults (12–59) $14 – $24.95
Children (3–11) $9 – $19.95
Senior (60+) $9 – $19.95
Children (2 and under) FREE

Purchase Tickets Here

Sept. 20, 2021 through Mid-March, 2022

AGE Buy Online 
Adults (12–59) Coming Soon
Children (3–11) Coming Soon
Senior (60+) Coming Soon
Children (2 and under) Coming Soon

Purchase Tickets Here

Parking Fee

Parking Fee: There is a $6 per vehicle fee for guest parking in the Zoo lot. The fee is assessed at the ticket windows. Tip: Purchase admission tickets online and add a pre-paid parking ticket for maximum convenience. 

Parking passes must be purchased in advance.

If you don’t want to bring (or forget) these items, you can rent them at the Zoo. 


Single Stroller $8
Double Stroller $10
Red Wagon $10
Wheelchair $10
Electric Wheelchair* $30

*You can reserve an Electric Wheelchair for $35 online. Electric wheelchair reservations must be made at least one day in advance of the intended reservation date.
(24-hour cancellation notice required for full refund).


Credit Cards

The Louisville Zoo accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover at all Gift Shops, Membership Office, rides and major attractions and in the African Outpost restaurant.