Summer Hours 9 a.m. — 7 p.m. Entrance gates close at 6 p.m. Open 7 days a week
Tips to Make Your Trip More Enjoyable The zoo has become a popular place to visit, and free parking in Hermann Park is limited. Our Directions and Parking page has the latest information on…
Camp Zoofari is an immersive experience for children ages 4-16. Campers explore the Houston Zoo, meet Zoo animals and make new friends while learning about animals and how to save them in the wild.
Your membership pays for itself in as little as 2 visits per year!
Event — This Event Has PassedCamp Zoofari: Dr. Zoo-Little – Sold Out
For the first time since 2007, the Houston Zoo is offering a veterinarian-themed camp! Campers will discover the work that goes into caring for the animals of the Houston Zoo. Each day, campers…
The Houston Zoo is a well-loved destination. It’s a favorite spot for families to gather, for loved ones to spend time together, and for kids to explore nature. The Houston Zoo is a place to see and connect with animals. And it’s more.
Enjoy the last few weeks of summer!
The Houston Zoo’s mission is to connect communities with animals, inspiring action to save wildlife. By making a gift in your will, your legacy will provide a place for the next generation to see animals and to save them. If you have made such a gift, we welcome you to join The John and Ingrid Werler Society.
Event — Sunday, Feb. 10, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Age 21+ OnlyFlock: Beastly Brunch
Come celebrate with Flock for our 10th Annual Beastly Brunch!
Event — This Event Has PassedTXU Energy presents Dinosaurs
Transport back in time to the Mesozoic Era and explore the prehistoric landscape of Dinosaurs presented by TXU Energy at the Houston Zoo.
Event — This Event Has PassedCamp Zoofari: Party Animals – A Roarin’ New Year Celebration
Around the world, animals are a part of many celebrations, songs and even dance moves. Party like it is 2019 as we meet animals integral to festive occasions throughout the world and have…
Returning teens who are back for a second (or third or fourth!) Zoo Crew program have a wider range of exciting options available to them, including the chance to work in animal care as a Junior Zookeeper, educate guests as a Naturalist, or continue to work with our Camp Zoofari program as a Camp Mentor.