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Attention Zoo Members:
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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!
Be sure to check out our schedule of Daily Activities
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!
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.
Download a Desktop Wallpaper
Browse our collection of desktop wallpapers, including bird photographs by Justin Johnstone.
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March 12 6:30-7:30pm Zoo Auditorium The Birmingham Zoo is proud to welcome guest speakers, Peter Blinston and Jealous Mpofu, for a presentation on the Plight of the Painted Dogs in the Birmingham Zoo Auditorium on March 12, from 6:30-7:30pm. The … Continue reading
March 22 Join the Birmingham Zoo in recognizing National Wildlife Week by celebrating wildlife and water. Head out to Grandma’s Back Porch from 10am-3pm for a day full of fun crafts, children’s games, animal facts and information on various ways … Continue reading
March 22-29 There is no better place to spend your Spring Break than the Birmingham Zoo! Seasonal favorites such as Predator Zone, Children’s Zoo Splash Pads, Wildlife Shows, a Get Rhythm Drum Circle* and more are back just in time … Continue reading
May 2 Now through March 12, tickets to Tails in the Trails are just $10! 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 … Continue reading
Sign up your child for a Birmingham Zoo Summer ZooFari Camp! With up-close animal encounters, train and carousel rides, lorikeet and giraffe feedings and guided tours of the Zoo, the best place for fun and learning is at a Birmingham … Continue reading
February 15 8-10am Join the Birmingham Audubon Society and the Birmingham Zoo in a two-hour guided birding trip through the Zoo. The walk begins at the Children’s Zoo gate and continues into the natural areas of Alabama Wilds. Bird lovers … 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