Birmingham Zoo
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Your Membership Matters

Join today to help further Birmingham Zoo’s mission to promote education, conservation, research and community involvement. As a member, you can enjoy the area’s top attraction all year long and take advantage of special member perks and privileges. A family membership pays for itself in less than three visits!

Membership Categories

Basic Membership Levels

Individual 1 adult $50
Companion 2 adults $80
Family/Grandparent 2 adults and up to 6 children (ages 2-17) $120
Family PLUS 2 adults, up to 6 children (ages 2-17) + UNLIMITED RIDES* during regular Zoo hours $250
Military Family 2 adults, up to 6 children (ages 2-17)

*Available in the Birmingham Zoo Membership Office for all active, retired, and veteran military members and their dependents. Must present Military ID to receive discounted membership. Military discount also available on other membership levels.


One adult must be named on a membership. Additional adults may be named or may remain unnamed as guests. A guest must be accompanied by a named member to use the membership.

* Summer activities (camel rides, etc.) not included in the Plus Membership


Available Add-Ons

Customize your membership with any of these options

Additional Children $20 each
*Only available on Family Membership Levels
Additional Guests (maximum of 8) $30 each
*Available on all Membership Levels

Don’t forget that you can apply your regular Zoo admission ticket towards a Zoo membership! Just visit the Membership Office with your receipt or ticket stub within one week of your visit date.


Birmingham Zoo Members enjoy special privileges all year long, including:

  • UNLIMITED visits 363 days a year
  • 25% off regular admission tickets for your non-member guests (up to six)
  • 10% off stroller and wheelchair rental
  • 10% off gift shop merchandise and food at Kudzoo and Safari Cafes
  • FREE “My Member Perks” Coupon Book worth over $500 in savings, both in and around the Zoo
  • FREE admission to select nights of Wells Fargo ZooLight Safari
  • Discounted admission to approximately 150 zoos and aquariums for one year
  • FREE one-year subscription to Animal Tracks
  • Discounted admission to Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo
  • Discounts on classes, camps, events and birthday parties
  • Invitations to member-only events

Animal Tracks Member Magazine

View and download past issues of Animal Tracks Member Magazine, here.

AZA Reciprocal Admissions Program

Participating AZA zoos and aquariums offer discounted admission to Birmingham Zoo Members. Click here for the most updated list of reciprocal AZA zoos and aquariums.


Become a Birmingham Zoo Member Today!

Memberships may be purchased at the Zoo, online, or you may complete this form and mail to:

Birmingham Zoo, Inc.
2630 Cahaba Road
Birmingham, AL 35223



Questions? Please email

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