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Sep. 28, 2022
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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Daily Schedule
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Entrance/Exit
  • 9:00 AM Gates Open
  • 5:00 PM Last Entry
  • 5:30 PM Gates Close
African Veldt
  • 11:00 AM Giraffe Feeding Adventure (Seasonal, March-October)
  • 1:30 PM Giraffe Keeper Chat
  • 2:00 PM Rhino Keeper Chat
  • 2:30 PM Elephant Feeding & Chat
Animals of the Night
  • 1:00 PM Animals of the Night Keeper Chat
Aquarium
  • 3:00 PM Aquarium Keeper Chat
Cat Country
  • 1:30 PM Cat Country Chat
China
  • 11:00 AM Panda Keeper Chat
Dragon's Lair
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Herpetarium
  • 10:00 AM Reptile Chat
Northwest Passage
  • 11:00 AM Sea Lion Show
  • 2:00 PM Polar Bear Chat
  • 3:00 PM Sea Lion Show
Once Upon a Farm
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Pelican Pool
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Penguin Rock
  • 3:00 PM Penguin Feeding
Primate Canyon
  • 1:15 PM Primate Keeper Chat
Teton Trek
  • 1:00 PM Bear feeding
Tropical Bird House
  • 2:00 PM Tropical Bird Feeding
Zambezi River Hippo Camp
  • 10:30 AM Hippo Chat
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Plan Your Wildlife

Adventure

From exploring the Grand Teton to planning your day around a sea lion feeding, here’s what you need to know for your wild adventure at the Memphis Zoo.

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Know Before You Go

Open

January 1st - December 31st
The Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day only.

Spring Hours

March 5 - October 10, 2022
9AM - 6PM
Last admission at 5 pm

Winter Hours

October 11, 2022 - March 4, 2023
9AM - 5PM
Last admission at 4 pm

Zoo Map

Getting Around the Zoo

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grounds map
Entrance/Exit
  • 9:00 AM Gates Open
  • 5:00 PM Last Entry
  • 5:30 PM Gates Close
African Veldt
  • 11:00 AM Giraffe Feeding Adventure (Seasonal, March-October)
  • 1:30 PM Giraffe Keeper Chat
  • 2:00 PM Rhino Keeper Chat
  • 2:30 PM Elephant Feeding & Chat
Animals of the Night
  • 1:00 PM Animals of the Night Keeper Chat
Aquarium
  • 3:00 PM Aquarium Keeper Chat
Cat Country
  • 1:30 PM Cat Country Chat
China
  • 11:00 AM Panda Keeper Chat
Dragon's Lair
  • No Events found.
Herpetarium
  • 10:00 AM Reptile Chat
Northwest Passage
  • 11:00 AM Sea Lion Show
  • 2:00 PM Polar Bear Chat
  • 3:00 PM Sea Lion Show
Once Upon a Farm
  • No Events found.
Pelican Pool
  • No Events found.
Penguin Rock
  • 3:00 PM Penguin Feeding
Primate Canyon
  • 1:15 PM Primate Keeper Chat
Teton Trek
  • 1:00 PM Bear feeding
Tropical Bird House
  • 2:00 PM Tropical Bird Feeding
Zambezi River Hippo Camp
  • 10:30 AM Hippo Chat
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Have an Adventure

Experience the Adventures of the Wild in Every Area of the Memphis Zoo

Accessibility ATMs Cameras, Audio Recorders Emergencies/Evacuations Firearms

Wheelchair

  • $12 per wheelchair / $32 per electric wheelchair

Enjoy your visit with a comfortable wheelchair or easily-operated electric cart- both with storage compartments. A form of I.D. is required. Wheelchairs and electric carts are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Stroller

  • Single $12 / Double $14

Children will enjoy our colorful strollers, each with storage capacity, a canopy to block the sun, wheel locks, and easy maneuverability. Strollers are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Scooter Pals

Your visit the to Zoo just got a little WILDER! ScooterPals are fuzzy and fun electric scooter that will make you Zoo adventure even more memorable. Stop by the stroller rental near the entrance of the Zoo and find your adorable animal ride!

  • Pay as you go. $5 to begin the ride + $0.35 per minute

For Example: 10 min = $8.50 / 20 min = $12 / 60 min = $26

An ATM machine is located on the right side of the plaza, after you enter the gates. It is located next to the stroller and wheelchair rental.

The Memphis Zoo permits all DSLR cameras but prohibits the use of professional audio equipment including tripods and bipods. At certain events, cameras with a 3-inch camera lens or smaller are permitted. Guests are not permitted to reproduce any recording of events for commercial purposes without express written consent from the Memphis Zoo.

In the event of an emergency, all Memphis Zoo personnel have been trained and instructed to assist you in evacuating the premises. Always remain calm and follow the instructions from staff members and emergency personnel. 

The Memphis Zoo prohibits firearms and weapons of any kind from being on-premises.

AS AUTHORIZED BY T.C.A. § 39-17-1359, POSSESSION OF A WEAPON ON POSTED PROPERTY OR IN A POSTED BUILDING IS PROHIBITED AND IS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE.

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Experience the Wild

Membership Options

Purchasing a membership is an excellent value and supports the care and feeding of our animals here at the Memphis Zoo.

All membership options include the following benefits:

  • Free general admission for those listed on your membership
  • Free parking
  • Members-only preview for select new exhibits
  • 15% discount on all Zoo food
  • 15% discount in all Zoo gift Shop
  • 50% discount to more than 150 participating AZA Zoos and Aquariums
  • Discount on birthday parties
  • Event Invitations to members-only
  • Discount on select special event tickets – such as Zoo Boo & Zoo Lights
  • One-year subscription to Exzooberance, the Zoo's bi-monthly magazine (click here for list of archives)
  • Three $10 one-day general admission tickets
  • Individual

    $70

    1 Adult

    + all previously mentioned membership benefits
    Purchase
  • Dual

    $100

    1 Adult + 1 Guest

    + all previously mentioned membership benefits
    Purchase
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    Family

    $150

    2 Adults + Up to 6 Eligible Children

    + all previously mentioned membership benefits
    Purchase
  • Contributing

    $250

    2 Adults + Up to 6 Eligible Children + 2 Guests

    + all previously mentioned membership benefits
    Purchase
  • Corporate Memberships

    Gold Level

    2-50 memberships for your employees

    • $25 discount per membership
    • $125 Family
    • $75 Dual
    • Pay with one transaction and we will do the rest

    Platinum Level

    50+ memberships for your employees

    • $50 discount per membership 
    • $100 Family
    • $50 Dual
    • Pay with one transaction and we will do the rest
    Purchase