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Jun. 9, 2023
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

(last admission is at 5pm)

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Daily Schedule
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  • 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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  • 3:00 PM Aquarium Keeper Chat
Cat Country
  • 1:30 PM Cat Country Chat
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Dragon's Lair
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  • 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
  • 1:30 PM Gorilla 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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General Admission Prices

Current Prices

  • Adults (Ages 22-59): $21 on weekdays, $23 on weekends
  • Youth (Ages 12-21): $21 on weekdays, $23 on weekends
  • Seniors (Age 60+): $20 on weekdays, $22 on weekends
  • Children (Ages 2-11): $16 on weekdays, $18 on weekends
  • Under 2 (Ages 0-23 months): Free
  • Parking: $10

Price includes admission to all permanent exhibits (including giant pandas). Additional fees may apply for special exhibits. Click here to view a map of the Zoo.

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Operating Hours

Memphis Zoo is open from January 1st through December 31st. The Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day only.

Spring Hours

March 5 - October 10, 2022: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; last admission at 5 p.m.

Winter Hours

October 11, 2022 - March 4, 2023: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; last admission at 4 p.m.


Group Rates

Groups of 20 or more will receive a 20% discount on the price of general admission tickets. *Group rates cannot be paid individually. They must be paid with one transaction for the whole group. For more information Click Here

Free Tuesday Afternoon Guidelines

  • Photo ID with proof of age (17+) and TN residency are required for free admittance. TN Drivers license, current TN college or TN military photo ID will be accepted.
  • The Memphis Zoo allows free general admission to Tennessee residents with ID on Tuesday afternoons from 2 p.m. to close. NOTE: There is a $3 Conservation Fee to enter the CHINA exhibit where the Giant Pandas are located.
  • Persons ages 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older.
  • Adults age 18 and older may accompany up to five children ages 16 and under.
  • Free Tuesdays will not be held during the month of March.
  • Please note that parking fee ($10 per vehicle) still applies.