Woodland Park Zoo



You'll never experience the same zoo twice. So come see what's new today!

Avoid lines and buy your general admission tickets in advance, or become a member for unlimited admission all year long! Please note: discounts and coupons are not applicable for online ticket purchases.

Ticketing FAQ


Admission discount for Seahawks fans

Take $3 off zoo admission by wearing Seahawks sportswear or paraphernalia. The admission discount will be offered daily beginning Friday, Jan. 16 and continues every day as long as the Seahawks play.

Offer valid at Zoo Ticketing Gates only.

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Admission Prices and Hours

The zoo is open daily except Christmas Day, December 25.


January 1 - April 30


Open 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily.

Zoo grounds open until 5:00 p.m. No entry after 4:00 p.m. Indoor exhibits close at 4:00 p.m.



Adult (13 - 64 years) - $13.75

Child (3-12 years) - $9.25

Toddler (0 - 2 years) - FREE

Senior (65+) and disabled discount - $2 off regular admission


May 1 - September 30


Open 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily.

Zoomazium open until 5:30 p.m.

Zoo grounds open until 7:00 p.m.



Adult (13 - 64 years) - $19.95

Child (3-12 years) - $12.25

Toddler (0 - 2 years) - FREE

Senior (65+) and disabled discount - $2 off regular admission




Every day is free for members! Membership pays for itself in fewer than three visits.

Annual Pass
Adult - $49 each
Child (3 - 18 years) - $17 each
Flex Guest - $67 each

Discovery Passport
$275 - Includes all the benefits
of the Annual Pass for two
adults and their children or
grandchildren ages 3-18, plus more!

Become a member today


Save with Seattle CityPASS

Save 47% and skip ticket lines at Seattle’s 5 best attractions. Seattle CityPASS includes admission to: Woodland Park Zoo, Space Needle, Seattle Aquarium, Argosy Cruises Seattle Harbor Tour, and Pacific Science Center OR The Museum of Flight. Valid 9 days.


Adult $64

Child (4-12) $44

Get your CityPASS now or purchase at zoo gates.


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Find admission discounts and special rates for groups, military, transit riders, rainy days and more.


Some animals may be off view or exhibit hours may be limited. Please note the following:

Bug World Closure 2/2 - 2/13
Bug World will be closed for maintenance February 2nd to February 13th, reopening on February 14th.

Rain Forest Food Pavilion (RFP) Closed 2/2 - 2/7
The RFP Floor is getting a facelift! And will be closed for maintenance the week of February 2nd to February 6th, reopening on Saturday, February 7th.

Temporary cheetah exhibit has ended
The cheetah exhibit is now closed and the animals have returned to their long-term home at Wildlife Safari in Oregon.

Sloth bears off view during construction
The sloth bears will be off view during construction of their new exhibit, opening May 2015.


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