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Welcome to the Memphis Zoo!

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!

Zoo Hours

March 3 - October 14 (summer hours)
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

October 15 - March 2 (winter hours)
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Last admission one hour prior to closing.

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General Admission

Price includes admission to permanent exhibits. Additional fees may apply for temporary exhibits.

  • Adults (ages 12-59): $15
  • Children (ages 2-11): $10
  • Seniors (age 60+): $14
  • Parking: $5
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Become a Member

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:

  • Free general admission for those listed on your membership
  • 50% discount to more than 150 participating AZA Zoos and Aquariums
  • Invitations to Members-only events
Membership Information

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 22 9:00 AM - Sep 23 4:00 PM

    Harvest Fest

    This family-friendly fall event celebrates the si...

  • Oct 3 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Senior Safari

    In conjunction with the Professional Network on Ag...

  • Oct 19 5:30 PM - Oct 21 9:30 PM

    Zoo Boo

    Le Bonheur Zoo Boo October 19-21, 26-28 & ...

  • Oct 26 5:30 PM - Oct 28 9:30 PM

    Zoo Boo

    Le Bonheur Zoo Boo October 19-21, 26-28 & ...

  • Oct 31 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Zoo Boo

    Le Bonheur Zoo Boo October 19-21, 26-28 & ...

Conservation

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.

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Education

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! 

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Mobile App

Discover the Memphis Zoo with your personal smart phone. This intuitive app is avalible on iTunes Store & Android Marketplace and includes:

  • Daily Schedule & Events
  • Full Geo Accurate Map
  • Fun Photo Frames
  • Full Directory of Animals

Getting Here

Use this handy map to guide you straight to the Memphis Zoo, nestled inside Overton Park in the heart of midtown Memphis.

2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN 38112

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