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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 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:
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
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 the coloring contest (download and print coloring sheet here) for a chance to win … 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
In memory of our friend and co-worker Hope Haggard and many others who are affected by Ovarian Cancer, the Zoo supports a State of Teal. The Birmingham Zoo is participating to make Alabama a State of Teal during September for … Continue reading
Save the Date for the 2014 Wells Fargo Zoolight Safari! Be amazed by over a million lights, holiday music and plenty of festive activities as the Zoo comes alive for 18 nights of holiday-centric fun! Dates and Times: 5pm-9pm: December 5-7, 12-14, … 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
This year’s Silent Auction includes exciting packages, parties, getaways and more! Don’t miss your chance to bid on Frank Fleming bronze sculptures, the “Ultimate” Family Membership and other amazing items. For a full list of auction items, click here.