Zoo Hours

The Zoo is open year-round! We close only for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas. Please visit the homepage for any weather-related closing.

Regular Season Hours (March – December)

Daily: 10 AM – 4 PM

Winter Season Hours (January – February)

Friday – Monday: 10 AM – 4PM

Zoo Admission Prices




Free, unlimited visits for 12 months from the date of purchase — pays for itself within two visits.


(Ages 12-64)


General admission for one adult


(Ages 65+)


General admission for one senior


(Ages 2-11)


General admission for one child

Additional ticket information:

Children under 2 are FREE

Parking is FREE

Tickets are also available for purchase at the gate during Zoo hours.

Tickets purchased online are valid for one (1) year from the date of purchase. Printed or mobile tickets must be shown upon entry. Please note, no exchanges or refunds for online tickets.


Wait! Before you buy…
Basic memberships pay for themselves in less than two visits.

If you plan to visit more than once youshould consider purchasing a membership! You’ll get 12 months of unlimited entry PLUS a gaggle of great deals and discounts.

Explore the benefits of membership

Group Tickets

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.

Field Trips for Maryland Schools

Are you seeking to bring students from a Maryland public, private, or home school? Learn more about school field trips by visiting our ‘Learn’ page.

Military Discounts

Ticket discounts for active-duty and retired members of the military are available through the U.S. military’s ticket program. Learn more or purchase discounted tickets by calling your closest military base using the directory below or the Military Ticket Program Office at 619-767-6000 .

Find a Base


Parking outside the Zoo’s main gate is FREE for all guests.

Map & Directions


The Zoo’s Main Entrance is located at: 1 Safari Place Baltimore, MD 21217

Directions on Google