Am I required to wear a facial covering?
All guests visiting the zoo will be required to wear facial coverings outside and required to wear them at all indoor areas and exhibits to be consistent with in-public guidance.
Will I have to wait to get inside Memphis Zoo?
Memphis Zoo will limit any unnecessary contact or crowding by capping guest admission at 5,000 people at any given time. When Zoo capacity is reached, Zoo entry will be regulated to every exiting guest.
Can I buy tickets and food with cash?
Memphis Zoo will accept cash. Major credit cards and Apple Pay, as well as cash payments, will all be accepted.
Can I buy zoo tickets before my visit?
Guests can purchase tickets through our website memphiszoo.org or by phone by calling 901-333-6500
Can I leave the zoo and come back in?
All guests will be allowed re-entry to the Zoo after a stamp has been placed on the receipt given by the front gate staff before exiting.
Can I bring in food?
No outside food or drink will be allowed in the zoo, but special dietary and baby food is acceptable.
Will indoor facilities be open?
Yes, indoor facilities will be open but guests will be REQUIRED to wear a facial covering and can enter at a limited capacity to make sure social distancing guidelines are being followed.
What will be unavailable at this time?
All water play areas will be unavailable at this time.
* RESTROOMS WILL BE OPEN