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Dec. 1, 2022
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9:00 AM - 5:00 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
  • 10:00 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
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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
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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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Help & Rules

Guest Relations

The Memphis Zoo is dedicated to providing a naturalistic and enriching sanctuary for our animals, and a clean, friendly, entertaining and educational experience for our guests. We continue to do our best to ensure that this is one of the best zoos in the country.  Here you will find information to better assist you with getting in and around the zoo.  If you have any questions, please contact us by using our reservation hotline or by submitting an inquiry form by Clicking here.

ZOO CONDUCT

  • Persons ages 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older.
  • The Zoo does not allow outside food and beverages, coolers, vaporizers, balloons, glass containers, outside alcohol,  bicycles, rollerblades, skates or the popular roller shoes, Heelys, on its property. Children's wagons are welcome.
  • Appropriate dress for a family-friendly institution is required. Attire not permitted includes, but is not limited to, visible underwear and clothing that promotes or displays profanity, violence, drugs or alcohol or criminal activity.
  • Profane language, fighting, or any acts of violence are strictly prohibited.
  • To protect the health and safety of our animals and visitors, the Memphis Zoo is a smoke-free facility.
  • Pets are not allowed inside the Zoo. Please make arrangements to board your animal before visiting. NOTE: Special accommodations will be made for certified service animals. Please call 901.333.6500 or e-mail zooinfo@memphiszoo.org for more information, or click here for the 2018 Accessibility Guide. 
  • No soliciting.
  • The Splash park is currently closed and will reopen from: Spring 2023 to September 24th 2023

A-to-Z Guide

Here is our reference guide to frequently asked items about the Memphis Zoo: