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Summer 2018 Value Pass

Help save animals in the wild with your Value Pass! A portion of each purchase goes toward protecting animals in the wild.

Each Value Pass Includes:

  • Zoo general admission
  • UNLIMITED walks through Big Bugs!
  • Souvenir conservation bracelet (available at the Big Bugs! entrance)

The Child All Day Pass also includes unlimited Wildlife Carousel rides!

Adult Value Pass $22.95
Child Value Pass $19.95

General Admission

Zoo Members – FREE
Children 1 and Under – FREE
Children 2-11 – $15
Adults 12-64 – $19
Senior 65+ – $12.50

Purchase your tickets online (they’re good for 90 days) and skip the ticket lines. Show the digital ticket on your phone when you arrive. Or show your Houston Zoo membership card to enjoy free admission!


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

Become a Member

Members get in free! Become a member and enjoy free daytime admission for an entire year and many other great benefits.



Giraffe Feeding Platform$7
Wildlife Carousel: Members $2 Non-Members $3

Purchase these tickets when you visit. Zoo admission is not included.

Tickets for Events

Visit our Events Calendar and view event details for more information and to purchase tickets. Many events are free with Zoo admission!

Discounts & Offers

Save $4 After 4PM
All summer long, Zoo guests can save $4 per adult and child admission ticket when you purchase these special online-only tickets and visit the Zoo after 4 p.m.

Tickets valid for one use 5/26/2018 – 9/3/2018, after 4 p.m. daily.

Student Discounts
Corporate Discounts
U.S. Military Discounts
METRO Discounts
Big Discount for Groups of 50 or More This Summer
Bringing a group of 50 or more to the Houston Zoo this summer? Save $4 off regular adult admission and $5 off regular child admission. Reserve your tickets today!

Discount for Groups of 20-49 People
Free Tuesday Afternoons
Lone Star Access Program
Zoo Brochure Rack Card
Discount for Members of Other Zoos

Save with CityPASS

Sightseeing in Houston? CityPASS saves 49% on admission to Houston Zoo, plus 4 more top attractions: Space Center Houston, Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Downtown Aquarium, and a choice between Children’s Museum of Houston OR a Kemah Boardwalk All-Day Ride Pass. Purchase booklets or printable vouchers at or at the Houston Zoo for the same low price.