Kentucky House Bill 487, effective July 1, 2018, requires us to add a 6% sales tax to Zoo admission, special events, Zoo memberships and other select items. If you have any general questions regarding KY sales tax, we encourage you to contact the KY Department of Revenue or visit their website for common questions.

We are required to follow applicable laws and regulations as they relate to sales tax.  Portions of some products and packages may not be taxable. For taxable products, you will see this notations:(plus tax). The Louisville Zoo is a non-profit organization.


Questions regarding specific taxable items at the Zoo can be directed to the cashier or staff person assisting you with your transaction or by emailing relevant departments: