Birmingham Zoo
  • Today's Regular Hours: 9am to 5pm

Visitor Info

Educational Programs

Education programs are available to school groups with students in grades K-12.
Education programs will be UNAVAILABLE during June & July 2022. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Discovery Programs (K-5th grade): $3 per student: These age-specific programs take place in a classroom and include interaction with a Zoo Ambassador Animal.
  • Field Experiences (all grades): $5 per student: Accompanied by a Zoo Educator, students explore specific areas of the Zoo to learn more about animals.
  • Zoo University (6th-12th grades): $7 per student: These 2-hour programs include classroom instruction and hands-on experiences throughout the Zoo while delving deep into topics geared at older students.

Click the link below to explore specific course options available for education programs

Note: To confirm your program, you must sign and return the School Program Payment Policy and pay for your program in full two weeks before your trip. Failure to return a signed School Program Payment Policy or pay for your program in full two (2) weeks before your trip will automatically cancel your program.