March through December
January and February
The Zoo is closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas. Please visit the Zoo website homepage for any weather related closings.
As of July 1, 2014, The Maryland Zoo no longer permits smoking on grounds. Click to learn more.
REGULAR ADMISSION PRICES
FREE click to learn more
Children under 2 are FREE
Don’t want to wait in line? Order your tickets now and print them at home. Tickets purchased online are valid for one (1) year from the date of purchase. Printed tickets must be shown upon entry. Please note: No exchanges or refunds for online tickets.
If you plan to visit more than once you should consider purchasing a membership! For less than the cost of two visits you’ll get 12 months of unlimited entry PLUS a gaggle of great deals and discounts.
Are you bringing a small herd to the Zoo? If there are 15 or more people in your flock you may qualify for a group ticket discount. Learn more about group ticketing by visiting our group sales page.
Ticket discounts for active-duty and retired members of the military are available through the U.S. military’s Ticket Voucher program. Learn more or purchase discounted tickets by calling the Military Ticketing Program Office at 619-767-6000.
Parking outside the Zoo’s main gate is FREE for all guests.