Minnesota Zoo Member Benefits Homepage

Thank you for being a valued member of the Minnesota Zoo. Your support and dedication make it possible for the Zoo to thrive and continue quality care for our animals, exhibits and grounds. Continue to visit this page and learn about special member opportunities, discounts, activities, your favorite animals and more!

Access Your Online Account

Create a new username/password, or enter your information if a returning user. Resources include reserving your visit, updating email and mailing addresses, membership and gift membership purchases, and access to your giving history. Your web login is the email address where you receive communications from the Minnesota Zoo. Call 952.431.9304 or [email protected] for questions or assistance.

Exclusive Early Access for Members and Reservations

Online tickets are required in advance for all guests visiting the Minnesota Zoo. Plan a Visit Today! Saturdays thru Mondays from 9am-10am are reserved for members only. Tuesdays-Fridays will be reserved for members and groups.

Member Engagement Programming

Sea Otter Awareness Week: September 26-28
Special programming with a naturalist during member hour starting at 9am!

We value our members and excited to announce a new year of complimentary programming starting late October! Details and information on how to register are forthcoming in the next e-communications.

Your Benefits All Year-Round

Active participant in saving animals and their natural habitats in Minnesota and around the globe.

Your guests receive a discount of $2 off adult and $1 off child/senior admission prices.

Free parking during your daytime visit to the Zoo.

Discount on select programming and events. Pre-registration benefits when available.

10% discount on regular priced merchandise at the Zoo store. The Zoo Gift shop online services are currently under construction.

Special Events

Special Attractions

Treetop Trail
Welcome to an Elevated Experience! The Treetop Trail is open daily.

Wings and Things!
Join us at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm in the Target Learning Center for our new animal show, Wings & Things! See owls, porcupines, and more strut their stuff while learning fascinating facts about our natural world. This educational and entertaining show is fun for all ages and included with your Zoo admission. Show run-time is roughly twenty minutes and seating is first-come, first-served. For those with sensory sensitivities, please note, music is played before the program and microphones are used throughout.

Play Areas

The indoor Bee Hive is open daily.

Woodland Adventure, Hanifl Family Wild Woods and Dino Hideout will be open through October 22. Weather permitting.

Podcasts, webcams and videos featuring the Minnesota Zoo

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