The Minnesota Zoo salutes our troops with special discounts and promotions throughout the year. Individuals eligible for military discounts and promotions include current, former, and retired members and family members of the US Military, National Guard, and Reserve in the United States (including Puerto Rico). Valid military ID or proof of military service is required. No other discounts apply and not valid for special programs or exhibits.

Winter Promotion

November 11, 2019 – January 1, 2020
Minnesota Zoo
Military personnel receive free admission, free parking, and half-price admission for family members.

SSA Gift Shops
Military personnel receive 20% discount on purchases, excluding promotional and clearance items.

Lancer Food Service
Military personnel receive 20% discount on food purchases, excluding free-standing kiosks and alcohol.

All Year Long

Minnesota Zoo
Military personnel receive $2 off regular admission and $1 off regular admission for family members.

Summer Promotion

June 28 – July 5, 2020
Minnesota Zoo
The Minnesota Zoo salutes our troops with special discounts and promotions throughout the year. Individuals eligible for military discounts and promotions include current, former, and retired members and family members of the US Military, National Guard, and Reserve in the United States (including Puerto Rico). Valid military ID or proof of military service is required. No other discounts apply and not valid for special programs or exhibits.
Military personnel receive free admission, free parking, and half-price admission for family members

Gift Shops
Military personnel receive 20% discount on purchases, excluding promotional and clearance items.
Lancer Food Service
Military personnel receive 20% discount on food purchases, excluding free-standing kiosks and alcohol.