Help spread the holiday joy this season and have fun at the same time. The Minnesota Zoo’s gift store, Timber Lodge Traders, is once again a Toys for Tots drop-off location and is conveniently located near the Penguin Cafe. Members will even receive a 30% discount on Member Mondays when purchasing something for Toys for Tots. Thanks for helping to make the holiday season merry and bright for those in need.

The Minnesota Zoo Gift Shops offer a wide range of merchandise for any zoo and animal lover.

A soft natural color scheme, water wall, and lodge decor, provide a pleasant space for all guests to visit and purchase Minnesota Zoo souvenirs for themselves, family and friends. The educational area carries games, interactive toys and books for all ages and interest levels.

Store Hours:
Open daily during normal Zoo hours. Our trained staff will help you with all of your shopping needs.

Protect, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Support our animals and our environment. Find books, organic apparel, Fair Trade Protect Product at the Minnesota Zoo Gift Shops. In support of the Minnesota Zoo’s commitment to save wildlife, we have chosen to go bag-free in our stores. Please bring your own shopping bag, or purchase a reusable one.

2 for $32
Look for the yellow sign to get two animal plushes for $32 or one for $18.99.

World Passport Recycled Tote Bag
Made from 80% post-consumable waste only $2.99

Additional Offerings

  • Members receive a 10% discount on all regular priced merchandise.
  • Teachers receive a 20% discount on all school-related merchandise. Teachers must show their school ID or business card to qualify for the discount.
School Bag Program

For additional information about the Minnesota Zoo gift shops, contact:
Phone: 952.431.3090
E-mail:

danrouth@kmssa.com