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

February 2024

Guided Tours, due to popular demand, we have added additional dates and times. Register Today (limited availability)

Register Today

March 2024

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.

Register Today.

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.

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.

Special Attractions

Treetop Trail
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.

Play Areas

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

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