Welcome to the Louisville Zoo
Spring is Here!
Now through Labor Day, the Zoo is open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (exit by 6 p.m.)
Summer Twilight Hours
Thursday-Saturday, June and July, the Zoo is open until 7 p.m. (stay until 8 p.m.). Non-members can enter for just $5 admission after 5 p.m. Enjoy Twilight Meal Deals and special on summer treats like ice cream, ICEE frozen drinks and other concession items.
We need your help to name our baby Hartmann's mountain zebra. Submit your favorite name from May 13 - May 26. Zebra baby naming contest sponsored by Floyd Memorial Birthing Center.
Special Notifications (May 23, 2013)
The Zoo Train is not currently running
- The Zoo will close early on June 8 to set-up for its Annual Zoofari! fundraiser. Guests can enter until 2 p.m. and stay until 3 p.m.
- School field trips are heaviest 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in May and early June while schools are in session.
The Zoo recommends the following resource for online maps and driving directions: Yahoo! Maps.
Out of Towners
Exhibits & Animals
Click here for a list of our exhibits and animals collection.
The Louisville Zoo is the state zoo of Kentucky and a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Our collections, which include botanical gardens, are accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), which is building North America’s largest wildlife conservation movement by engaging and inspiring over 175 million visitors and their communities to care about and take action to help protect wildlife.
Official Soft Drink