Online reservations are required for ALL guests and members during this time. 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.
Tickets available now through December 31!
See more discount offers below!
- Adult: $22.95
- Child (Ages 2-11): $17.95
- Senior: $17.95
Includes Admission, Unlimited Carousel, and a Conservation Bracelet.
- Adult Value Pass: $27.95
- Child Value Pass (Ages 2-11): $22.95
- Unlimited Carousel: $4.95
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Discounts & Offers
Free daytime admission to the Houston Zoo is provided once a month from open until closing. Online reservations are required for all guests and members during this time. Tickets will not be available at the gate. Free Tuesdays are sponsored by PNC Bank.
Free Tuesday reservations for Tuesday, Dec. 1 are sold out.
December 1, 2020
At this time online reservations are required for all 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
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please let us know how many adult and child CityPASS tickets you have and the date and time you would like to reserve.
At this time, group ticket reservations will not be available.
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 $5 discount to seniors 65 and older. Ticket reservations are required online. Tickets will not be sold on-site.
Seniors 65+: $17.95
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.