Membership: Frequently Asked Questions
General Membership Questions
What level of membership would be best for me?
What sort of discounts does my membership include?
When can I use my membership to get into the zoo?
Do members have early admittance?
What other zoos and aquariums do I have access to with my Houston Zoo membership?
What is considered to be a dependent on a membership?
What is a Single-Use Guest Pass?
How long is my membership valid?
Is my membership tax deductible?
Questions about Membership Account Information
How can I update info on my membership account?
How can I add or change a name on my account?
Questions about Membership Cards
Why am I asked to show photo ID along with my membership card?
How long does it take to receive my membership cards?
Can I visit the zoo before I receive my cards?
Can I utilize my membership if I left my card at home?
Can I loan my membership card to a friend, family member or caretaker?
What do I do if I lose my membership card?
My child wants to come to the Zoo without me. Can I give them my card?
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