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Zoo Membership

A Louisville Zoo Membership gives you a FULL YEAR of excitement and adventure including parking and unlimited FREE admission during regular Zoo hours. Come every week or everyday! It's your Frequent Fun Pass!


We’re open year-round for Zoo Members to enjoy the following benefits:

  • UNLIMITED FREE admission for 12 full months from purchase date including Papa John's Splash Park (seasonal attraction) every time you visit during regular hours

  • PARKING during regular Zoo hours is included in all membership levels (excludes select after-hours special events)

  • DISCOUNTS on education classes and camps; regular general admission for extra guests;  ride/attraction packages and gift shop and concession purchases

  • SPECIAL PRICING to select special events including "The World’s Largest Halloween Party!” presented by Meijer and Santa's Safari. (Limited tickets available per day.)

  • ZOOBUCK COUPONS valid for discounts on admission, concessions, and select rides and attractions as well as community activities. Available through quarterly FREE Trunkline Magazine

  • 50% admission to 125 reciprocal zoos and aquariums. Click here for current reciprocal list

  • SPECIAL OFFERS to Newport Aquarium and other partner attractions. Click here for details.

  • E-NEWSLETTERS with news and events plus SPECIAL OFFERS

  • Memberships are TAX-DEDUCTIBLE to the extent provided by law

Benefits and prices subject to change without notice.

Membership Levels:

We have a variety of membership levels to chose from.  Click here for details.

How to Purchase a Membership:

There are four easy ways to buy or renew a Zoo membership:

  1. Visit the Zoo and purchase in person. 
  2. Click here to join or renew online.*
  3. Call the membership office at 502-459-CATS (2287), to charge by phone with a Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.*
  4. Click here for regular hours.


*NEW Procedure: Pick up Membership Cards:
We are no longer mailing membership cards but invite you to stop by the Membership Office or Gazebo on your next visit to take your photo (all named adults) and pick up your membership cards. 

Membership Frequently Asked Questions and Updates.

Privacy Note:
The information you submit is for internal use only and will not be sold to or used by other parties.

Trunkline Magazine:
The Louisville Zoo is pleased to offer members a variety of coupons to various Zoo and community activities and products through the Trunkline Magazine. We invite you to take advantage of these special limited-time promotional offers.  Please be sure to carefully check the expiration dates and restrictions of the coupons before redeeming them. We regret that our supply of Trunkline Magazines is limited and we are not able to provide members with multiple copies. If you are a member and are not receiving your Trunkline magazine, please call (502) 459-CATS (2287).

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