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!
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
Guided Tours, due to popular demand, we have added additional dates and times. Register Today (limited availability)
Bluebirds Stewardship Seminar: Saturday, March 99:30am—11am
Explore the lives of bluebirds by investigating how they get their blue hue, what their nests look like, and other common birds found in bluebird habitats. Visit the Zoo’s bluebird trail and learn how you can help these cheery little birds. NOTE: some of the class will be spent outdoors. Register Today.
Freshwater Mussels: Stewardship Seminar: Saturday, April 209:30am—11am
Come meet the hard-working freshwater mussel! From their fascinating life cycle to their vital role in our waters you will be amazed. Learn what the Zoo is doing and the role you can take to protect them and all of Minnesota waters. NOTE: some of the class will be spent outdoors.
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.
10% discount on regular priced merchandise at the Zoo store. The Zoo Gift shop online services are currently under construction.
Zoo After Hours
Each month on a Saturday, from January – May 2024, the Zoo is extending its hours for adults only. Connect with our natural wonder in a fun and unique way and let your inner child run wild. Zoo After Hours events are for adults 18+ exclusively! Members receive a $5 discount on tickets. More information!
We Value Our Members!
Enjoy these additional opportunities just for you.
Member Hour “Pop-Ups”
We’re dropping in during select member hours every month with fun giveaways, crafts, and more! Watch your newsletters for teasers and plan your next visit.
Winter hours 12 PM-3:30 PM (Weather permitting).
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.
The indoor Bee Hive is open daily.
Woodland Adventure, Hanifl Family Wild Woods and Dino Hideout are closed for the season.
Podcasts, webcams and videos featuring the Minnesota Zoo
13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124
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