Zoo Admission Tickets

Zoo General Admission and Wildlife Carousel tickets are valid for 90 days from date of purchase.


Special Online Offer - TXU Energy Presents Chill Out

Save $4 per Adult and Child admission when you purchase these tickets and visit the Zoo after 4pm from May 23 - September 30, 2015.  These special priced tickets are only available for purchase online.


      Admission - Adult (ages 12+)
  Price $16.00

      Admission - Child (ages 2-11)
  Price $12.00

      Admission - Senior (ages 65+)
  Price $9.50

      Admission - TXU Energy Chill Out After 4PM - Adult
  Price $12.00

      Admission - TXU Energy Chill Out After 4PM - Child
  Price $8.00

      Wildlife Carousel
  Price $3.00


Barcoded Print At Home Tickets will be emailed to you as a PDF attachment.  Please allow up to one hour for delivery.  Your purchase receipt is not your ticket.


Free Afternoons

The Houston Zoo offers free admission to our guests on the first Tuesday of each month, September through May, from noon until closing. June, July, and August do not have Free Afternoons. Please note that this offer includes Zoo admission only and does not apply to the carousel, giraffe feeding, Zoo Lights or other events/attractions.  Tickets will be available online about 1 week before each Free Afternoon.  Get your free tickets online and avoid the line at the ticket windows.