Come visit us! We’re open 363 days a year!
Please check the chart below to find the current ticket prices and hours of operation.
The Minnesota Zoo is a smoke free facility. Smoking, including vaping, (the use of electronic cigarettes), is not allowed on the Zoo grounds.
Home for the Holidays, Military Family Appreciation
Special discounts for military personnel and their families beginning November 11 through January 4.
|Age||Zoo Only||Zoo + IMAX|
|0 – 2 yrs. old||Free||Free|
|3 – 12 yrs. old||$12.00||$18.50*|
|13 – 64 yrs. old||$18.00||$25.75*|
Parking Cars: $7.00, Buses: $10.00 and Motor coaches: $15.00
Conservation Carousel tokens are $2 per ride for guests 42” and taller and are available as self-service kiosks at the Carousel.
Prices are subject to change
Minnesota Zoo Members receive free admission and parking during regular Zoo hours
Group Pricing; bring your group to the wildest place in the Twin Cities!
* Movie prices do vary. Please check with IMAX for prices.
|Oct 1, 2014 – April 30, 2015||9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.||9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.|
|May 1, 2015 – May 22, 2015||9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.||9:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.|
|May 23, 2015 – Sep 7, 2015||9:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.||9:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.|
|Sept 8, 2015 – Sept 30, 2015||9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.||9:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.|
Closed Thanksgiving Day and December 25
13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Phone: 952.431.9200, 1.800.366.7811
24-hour information line: 952.431.9500
We are committed to making the Zoo accessible and fun for everyone. If you have questions or need assistance, our wonderful Zoo volunteers and staff are available throughout the Zoo.
Learn about upcoming events, promotions, and other activities. Some events may require additional entrance fees.
The Minnesota Zoo Gift Shops offer a wide range of merchandise for any zoo and animal lover.
Check out this unique program that provides, engaging on-site animal experiences to zoo guests throughout the day.
The Minnesota Zoo is excited for the opening of our NEW, hand-crafted Conservation Carousel. Located along the Northern Trail.
Music in the Zoo
Voted the best outdoor music venue in the Twin Cities by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, the Weesner Family Amphitheater offers a unique outdoor musical experience and your concert ticket is your admission to the Zoo beginning at 4 pm.
Great Clips IMAX Theatre
Visit the Great Clips IMAX Theatre during your Zoo visit and save money! Adults save $2 per ticket, children and seniors save $1. Zoo/IMAX Combo tickets available at both the Zoo and IMAX.