Houston Zoo Admission Tickets

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

Barcoded tickets will be emailed to you as a PDF attachment in a separate email after your purchase receipt.  Please allow 2-3 minutes for the ticket email to arrive.


      Admission - Adult (ages 12+)
  Price $18.00

      Admission - Child (ages 2-11)
  Price $14.00

      Admission - Senior (ages 65+)
  Price $11.50

      Wildlife Carousel
  Price $3.00


Houston CityPASS®

Save 48% or more off admission to the Houston Zoo, plus four more top Houston attractions: Space Center Houston, Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Downtown Aquarium, and your choice of the Houston Children's Museum OR a Kemah Boardwalk All-Day Ride Pass.

CityPASS® is valid only for zoo general admission, and does not include Zoo Lights or other separately priced events/attractions at the zoo.


Free Tuesday sponsored by Reliant, an NRG Company

Free Tuesday sponsored by Reliant, an NRG Company, provides free admission to the Houston Zoo on the first Tuesday of each month, September through May, from noon until closing. June, July, and August do not have Free Tuesdays. 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.