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- Kid Keeper/Nanny option allows you to send up to 6 children ages 2-11 to the Zoo with one adult caregiver when you cannot come yourself.
- Four single, one-time passes to the Wildlife Carousel
- Four single, one-time use guest admission passes*
- Priority registration for Camp Zoofari, Houston Zoo’s summer camp program
- 15% off purchases in the Houston Zoo Gift Shop (some restrictions apply)
- Two additional guests may attend Zoobilee
* For memberships purchased online or by mail, guest passes will arrive by mail with your membership cards. Guest passes must be presented at a membership or ticket window for redemption. Copies or photos of passes will not be accepted.
Membership Benefits for All Levels:
- Unlimited FREE Zoo admission for one full year from the date of purchase
- Exclusive use of the Members Express Entrance
- Monthly Member Morning – Early entrance at 8:00 a.m. the first Saturday of each month, except November
- Discounted admission tickets for guests
- Discounted Wildlife Carousel rides
- An invitation to Zoobilee, the Houston Zoo’s annual Member appreciation celebration
- Discounted admission at over 100 other zoos and aquariums nationwide. See the list of participating zoos.
- Discounted TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights tickets
- 10% off purchases in the Houston Zoo Gift Shop (some restrictions apply)
- Exclusive opportunity to purchase a Birthday Party Package
- Discount on Animal Encounters
- Early registration for Camp Zoofari
- E-newsletter with the latest Zoo news
Purchasing a gift for someone in another household? Choose a level above and you will be prompted during the checkout process to indicate that your purchase is a gift. Please note that you must provide the recipient’s name, address and contact information. We are unable to change the primary Member’s name once purchase is complete. Please allow up to three weeks for membership cards to be mailed.
Membership Gift Certificates
Our membership gift certificates allow you to purchase a membership without entering any contact information for the recipient. Our gift certificates are perfect for auctions/event prizes, gifts for employees, holiday gifts and more. A PDF of your gift certificate is attached to your receipt for convenient presentation. Certificates may be redeemed online up to six months from the date of purchase. *Promotional codes or discounts cannot be applied to gift membership certificate purchases. Certificates are non-refundable.
Join a Donor Club
Flock is perfect for young professionals and philanthropists, age 21 and up, who love the Zoo! Membership includes unlimited Zoo admission and four private events each year, including the wildly popular Beastly Brunch. Learn More and Join
Asante is an upper-level giving society that offers an annual private Zoo tour, exclusive events for adults and families, unlimited Zoo admission for you and up to nine guests, and so much more. Learn More and Join
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Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.