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Zoo Hours and Admission:
The Zoo is open daily from 9am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9am–7pm
The Reptile Building will be closed Monday, August 25 through Friday, August 29.
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 the Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari Zipline Adventure
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.
Please see below for early Zoo closings:
Sunday, September 7
Children’s Zoo will close at 3:00pm
Friday, September 26
Children’s Zoo will close at 3:30pm
Saturday, October 18
Trails of Africa will close at 4:00pm
Be sure to check out our schedule of Daily Activities
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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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
August 23 7:30am- 9:30am Thank you to everyone who signed up for Wake Up with the Animals at the Zoo! Reservations for the event are now closed. We look forward to seeing everyone who registered on Saturday, August 23 at … Continue reading
August 30 10am-2pm Visit the Birmingham Zoo to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day! The Birmingham Zoo currently has three of the world’s 23 species of vultures. Vultures are an ecologically vital group of birds that face a range of threats. Come … Continue reading
August 30-September 1 Come to the Zoo this holiday weekend and take advantage of the Birmingham Zoo’s many activities! Visit the animals, take a ride on the Jane H. Brock Soaring Zipline Safari*, the train* and carousel*, feed the giraffes … Continue reading
To make your reservation today, please click here. Celebrate International Red Panda Day September 20 Join the Zoo in celebrating International Red Panda Day 2014 on Saturday, September 20! Participate in red panda fact games to test your knowledge, enter … Continue reading
August 9 & 10 Visit the Zoo during $5 Fun Days and take advantage of discounted admission! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants at the Boma Encounter, experience Predator Zone, enjoy face painting at the … Continue reading
The Birmingham Zoo is honored to be selected as a Birmingham Parent 2014 “Family Favorite” and Birmingham Magazine and Alabama Baby and Child’s 2014 Parent’s Choice Award winner for “Best Area Attraction!” Come explore all that the Birmingham Zoo has to offer and make it a family … Continue reading
August 12 Visit the Zoo on August 12 for World Elephant Day! The Birmingham Zoo staff is “Going Grey” for World Elephant Day by wearing grey clothing on Tuesday, August 12. Join us in raising awareness for the elephant … Continue reading
Take a Ride On the Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari Zipline Adventure, And Then Enjoy Visiting Each Member of The Baby Bunch Throughout the Zoo
Operating Schedule: Sunday: Noon – 6:30 p.m. Monday: Noon – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday: Noon – 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: Noon – 4:30 p.m. Thursday: Noon – 4:30 p.m. Friday: Noon – 6:30 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 12:45 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Now throughout the summer, … Continue reading