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Zoo Hours and Admission:
The Zoo is open daily from 9am to 5pm
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!
Purchase Your Advance Tickets for Soaring Safari
Opening April 18! Please click here to purchase your advance tickets for an exciting aerial journey on the Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari Zipline Adventure.
Members, be sure to log-in here to receive your Member discount.
Register for ZooRun 2014
Run wild through the Zoo to raise money for African painted dogs! The 9th Annual ZooRun 5K and kids race begins in the Zoo parking lot and finishes in Trails of Africa. All participants receive free admission to the Zoo, with the opportunity to purchase additional discounted admission tickets for family (good for the day of the race only). Please click here to register today!
Please see below for early Zoo closings:
Children’s Zoo: April 24 (Closes at 3pm)
Children’s Zoo: April 25 (Closes at 3pm)
Children’s Zoo: May 2 (Closes at 3:30pm)
Children’s Zoo: May 8 (Closes at 3:30pm)
Children’s Zoo: June 3 (Closes at 4pm)
Trails of Africa: June 14 (Closes at 4pm)
Be sure to check out our schedule of Daily Activities
Donate to the Animal Care and Health Center and Support the Zoo
To make a donation today, click here and be sure to designate: Animal Care and Health.
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Take a Ride On Soaring Safari, And Then Enjoy Visiting Each Member of The Baby Bunch Throughout the Zoo
April 19 10am-2pm Join the Birmingham Zoo in celebrating the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ signature event and largest combined Earth Day celebration in North America! Enjoy special activities, animal demonstrations, Wildlife Shows and local Birmingham business booths all focused … Continue reading
Become a Birmingham Zoo Proud Member today and enjoy exclusive member benefits including: NEW! Two-year discounted membership options now available UNLIMITED visits 363 days a year Discounted admission to Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo FREE admission to every night … Continue reading
May 2 Don’t miss this evening full of entertainment in the Junior League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo! Adults 21 and up are invited to enjoy live music, appetizers, a cash bar and animal greetings at the Birmingham … Continue reading
May 10-11 In recognition of Mother’s Day, all mothers will get in FREE to the Birmingham Zoo on May 11 with the purchase of a full-price child’s admission ticket.* Take a spin on the carousel, feed the giraffes at the Kiwanis … Continue reading
The Birmingham Zoo is proud to announce its support of Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, an organization dedicated to conservation education. Celebrity actress, Sigourney Weaver, is the Honorary Chair of Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International and portrayed Dian Fossey in … Continue reading
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April 12 10am-2pm Take a look at Alabama’s agricultural heritage with a fun and educational peak into daily farm life during this annual event in the Junior League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo and Alabama Wilds. Watch horseshoe … Continue reading
February 15 10am-2pm This annual event united birdwatchers from across the globe, as they track bird species found in their own backyards, parks and local spaces. Hear birdwatching tips from Birmingham Audubon Society experts and take part in bird conservation … Continue reading
April 12 Take a look at Alabama’s agricultural heritage with a fun and educational peak into daily farm life during this annual event in the Junior League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo and Alabama Wilds. Watch horseshoe making … Continue reading