Flex Pricing is Here!
Flex Pricing is now at the Houston Zoo! Flex Pricing gives you more options to plan a Zoo visit that best fits your budget and schedule. Plan ahead and save! Tickets are available through July 31. Child and senior tickets are 20% off the price shown.
Online reservations are required for all non-member guests at this time. Members are not required to make online reservations to visit the Zoo. Tickets will NOT be sold on-site at the Zoo. We do not offer refunds and exchanges. Learn more about the modifications you can expect during your next Zoo visit.
See more discount offers below!
Save with CityPASS
Save 47% off admission at Houston’s top 5 attractions, including Houston Zoo, with CityPASS. Visit the attractions at your own pace, in any order, over a 9-day period. Purchase CityPASS online for immediate, paperless delivery to your mobile device. CityPASS holders do not need advanced reservations.
Become a Zoo Member
Your Membership pays for itself in as little as 2 visits per year!
Become a member and enjoy free daytime admission for an entire year and many other great benefits.
A portion of each Houston Zoo ticket purchase goes towards protecting animals in the wild.
Discounts & Offers
Free daytime admission to the Houston Zoo is provided once a month from open until closing. Online reservations are required for all non-member guests at this time. Tickets will not be available at the gate. Reservations are available on the Wednesday before each Free Tuesday at 7:00 a.m.
Tickets for June 7 are sold out. Tickets for July 5 will be available on the Wednesday before at 7:00 a.m.
- July 5
- August 2
- September 6
At this time online reservations are required for all non-member guests – including students. Free admission for registered students attending the schools listed below is applicable. You must present a valid current student ID.
One free admission per student, per visit:
- University of Houston, including satellite campuses
- Rice University
- St. Thomas University
- Texas Southern University
The Houston Zoo offers ticket and membership discounts to employees of our Corporate Partners via the Houston Zoo website.
Find out how your company can become a Corporate Partner of the Houston Zoo!
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Military Discounts
We offer a U.S. military discount on general admission tickets to members of the U.S. military, their families, and veterans with a valid military ID. A reservation is required and you MUST show your military ID when presenting your ticket for admission.
Lone Star Discount
You can purchase up to two adult and three child tickets at the Lone Star discount rate. Other members of your group will need to purchase a ticket at regular admission price. Ticket reservations are required online. Tickets will not be sold on-site.
Includes only general admission. Not included: Stroller/wheelchair/scooter rental, food or drink, or gift shop purchases.
Questions? Find out more about the Lone Star discount:
We offer a 20% discount on tickets for children ages 3-12. Ticket reservations are required online. Tickets will not be sold on-site. The discount will automatically be reflected at checkout.
We offer a 20% discount on tickets for seniors 65 and older. Ticket reservations are required online. Tickets will not be sold on-site. The discount will automatically be reflected at checkout.
Members of Other Zoos
Your Houston Zoo membership can get you a discount at many zoos around the country! Have a membership at another zoo? Ticket reservations are required online. Tickets will not be sold on-site.