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General Admission

Zoo Members – FREE
Children 1 and Under – FREE
Children 2-11 – $12
Adults 12-64 – $16
Senior 65+ – $9.50
Through January 9, purchase daytime general admission tickets at the gate. Online purchase will resume on January 10.

A portion of each Houston Zoo ticket purchased goes towards protecting animals in the wild.

TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights

Get your Zoo Lights tickets today! Choose your night, and skip the ticket lines by purchasing online.

Zoo Lights

Zoo Lights is a separate event from general Zoo admission.
The Zoo closes for the day at 5:00 p.m. and re-opens at 6:00 p.m.

Tickets for Other Zoo Events

Looking for tickets for other Zoo events? Check out our Events Calendar. Many events are free with zoo admission! Check event details for more information and to purchase tickets.

Membership includes free daytime admission for an entire year and many other great benefits.

Special Activities

Purchase Giraffe Feeding tickets at the zoo on the day of your visit.
Giraffe Feeding Platform – $5.00

Texas Direct Auto Wildlife Carousel:
Get Carousel Tickets – Zoo Members$2
Get Carousel Tickets – Non-Members$3

Discounts & Offers

Free Afternoons
Lone Star Access Program - Changes in 2015
Fiesta Mart Discounts
METRO Discounts
U.S. Military Discounts - Changes in 2015
Student Discounts
Zoo Brochure Rack Card
Discount for Members of Other Zoos
Bank of America - Museums on Us
AAA (American Automobile Association)
Employee Discounts
School Field Trips and Student Programs
Group Rates

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Houston CityPASS is a booklet of admission tickets to five must-see tourist attractions in Houston. CityPASS options include your choice of Houston Zoo OR Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and Children’s Museum of Houston OR Kemah Boardwalk All-Day Ride Pass, as well as Space Center Houston, the Downtown Aquarium, and the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Buy yours online today!