There are lots of worlds to explore at our Zoo, and we hope this site is a helpful tool for you to learn more about the place that more than 4,500 animals call home. While you're here you can plan your visit, watch videos, learn about our events and even buy your tickets before you arrive! Take a look around, and find out why there is always more to Zoo!
March 3 - October 16 (summer hours)
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
October 17 - March 2 (winter hours)
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Last admission one hour prior to closing.
Price includes admission to permanent exhibits. Additional fees may apply for temporary exhibits.
Purchasing a membership is an excellent value and supports the care and feeding of our animals here at the Memphis Zoo. Memberships start at $45 and include these benefits and more:
9:00 AM - Jul 8 5:00 PM
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
More than 160 Ripley’s Believe It or Not! (...
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Zoom Through The Zoo
Join us for our annual four-mile race and one-mile...
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Zoo Brew is back! See it to believe it. More deta...
Science, Research & Sustainability
The Memphis Zoo is a world leader in conservation science and is helping to connect people to wildlife. Zoo scientists are coordinating field studies for endangered species that will make a difference between survival and extinction.
Everyone Can Use a Little Learning
Field trips are even more fun and educational when teachers add one of our Zoo Classes. Zoo Classes and Homeschool Programs are designed to provide students an up close look at wildlife and conservation while enriching core academic standards. Camps, Zoo Snoozes and different animal celebrations throughout the year round out our exceptional offerings. Experience learning at the Memphis Zoo!
Discover the Memphis Zoo with your personal smart phone. This intuitive app is avalible on iTunes Store & Android Marketplace and includes:
Use this handy map to guide you straight to the Memphis Zoo, nestled inside Overton Park in the heart of midtown Memphis.
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