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Zoo Hours and Admission:
The Zoo is open daily from 9am to 5pm (see below for closings)
Adults - $15*
Children 2 - 12 years old - $10*
Senior Citizens 65 years+ - $10*
Military (Active duty only- must show military ID)- $12.75*
Admission is half price every Tuesday. (Half price special applies only to individual admission. It does not apply to Group rates.)
Members receive FREE admission every day!
Please see below for early Zoo closings:
Be sure to check out our schedule of Daily Activities
Be one of the first to see the Video Debut of the First-ever Bachelor Herd of African Elephants in the U.S. at the Birmingham Zoo
The Trails of Africa exhibit designates the Birmingham Zoo as a national leader in the care and conservation of threatened elephants. We are the first accredited facility in the nation to successfully recreate an all-male African elephant herd as seen naturally in the wild. Click here to view interactions between the Zoo’s all-male African elephants!
Help Build Our New Black Bear Exhibit By Donating Today
The Birmingham Zoo needs your help to support the new North American black bear exhibit, the Barbara Ingalls Shook Black Bear Trail, coming soon. Please click here to donate.
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Fall Membership Drive is Going on Now! For more information or to sign up today, please click here. Adopt your Mascot from the Birmingham Zoo! We’re kicking off November with exciting news for football fans! Whether you’re an Alabama … Continue reading
The Birmingham Zoo is the perfect venue for holiday parties and features amazing and unique rental spaces. One of these spaces, the Zoo Lodge, is a rustic stone house nestled in the woods and provides a beautiful and warm venue, … Continue reading
Wells Fargo ZooLight Safari starts December 5, click here for other dates. Watch as the Zoo comes alive for 18 nights of holiday-centric fun at Wells Fargo ZooLight Safari! New this year, take a ride on the over 100 foot … Continue reading
December 6, 13 & 20 Santa is coming to the Birmingham Zoo! Make your reservations now for this popular holiday event. Enjoy a scrumptious scrambled egg and sausage breakfast at the Kudzoo Café followed by a visit from Ole Saint … Continue reading
Red Diamond Coffee joins forces with the Birmingham Zoo to bring you great coffee and a Free Zoo Visit
The Birmingham Zoo has partnered with Red Diamond for an exciting limited-time offer! Purchase the specially marked 34.5 oz. can of Red Diamond ground coffee with the attached Zoo offer to receive your redeemable Zoo ticket code. Use your code … Continue reading
Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions for 16 nights of Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo. New this year, come experience the thrill of the Monster Slide. Fun for all ages, glide past your friends … Continue reading
September 20 Join the Zoo in celebrating International Red Panda Day 2014 on Saturday, September 20 to help raise awareness for this endangered species! Participate in red panda fact games to test your knowledge, enter the coloring contest (download and print … Continue reading
Win Fun Prizes at the Magic 96.5 Costume Contest October 25, 5-7pm Join us for the Magic 96.5 costume contest on October 25 at Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo! Dress in your best, family-friendly costume for a chance to … Continue reading
Enter the Wells Fargo #BooAtTheZoo2014 Photo Contest for the chance to win a Family Membership and more! Visit Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo in your favorite family-friendly costume, snap photos of your spook-tacular experiences and share your photos with … Continue reading