Houston Zoo Coupons & Discounts

May 27 - September 4, 2017 - $4 after 4 pm - Enter the zoo after 4 pm and you can save $4 on adult and child tickets by buying your tickets online. Some restrictions may apply.

Tuesday, August 1, 9:00 a.m. to Noon - Educator Open House - FREE Houston Zoo ticket for all educators with proper ID. They cal register one guest at a discount of $10. A certificate is offered for completing three hours of Continuing Professional Education. You can register online at the official website listed below.

September - May, 2017 - The first Tuesday of every month has FREE admission to the zoo, after noon only. Zoo admission only. Some restrictions may apply.

Houston Zoo discount tickets can be purchased ahead of time from at the participating Fiesta Mart stores that are located in the Houston Area.

Holders of the Lone Star Card receive a discount on admission for up to 5 people (2 adults/3 children) in the same household as the card holder.  Residents must present their award letter and a valid photo ID.

You can get admission into the Houston Zoo with a Houston CityPass.  The CityPass bundles some of Houston’s top attractions.  Other attractions that can be part of your CityPass are Space Center, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Museum of Fine Arts, The Children’s Museum of Houston and Kemah Boardwalk.  Click here to get one.

A Zoo Rack card is found in many hotels and restaurants and offers a coupon for Houston Zoo. With this coupon you gain admission for the Zoo.

You can save on ticket by presenting a current Metro bus or Metrorail ticket at the admission booth at the Houston Zoo.

A Senior rate is offered to all those 65 and over.

Active duty military personnel and their family, up to 2 adults and 3 children per family, can get in the zoo for 50% off.  A valid Military ID must be shown.  Military personnel can also get 10% off a zoo membership.

If you have a Bank of America card, you can receive one FREE admission on the first full weekend of each month.  Valid ID and Bank of America card need to be shown at the gate.

Rice University, St. Thomas University, University of Houston and Texas Southern University students can get one FREE with a valid ID.  Houston Baptist University, Houston Community College System, and South Texas College of Law students receive a discount off admission.

Groups of 50 or more can receive a zoo discount per ticket.

If you have a membership for a different zoo or aquarium, you may qualify for a FREE or discounted zoo ticket for the Houston Zoo

Houston Zoo memberships are offered by the zoo. Memberships are available at different prices and levels.  All levels of membership offer FREE admission to the Houston Zoo for one year, discounts in the Houston zoo and FREE or discounted admission to over 150 zoo nationwide.

Houston Zoo coupons, discounts, specials and deals usually have an expiration date and are good for a certain period of time.

Houston Zoo Information

Address: 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, Texas 77030.  

Phone: 1-713-533-6500

Website: www.houstonzoo.org

Animals: Over 6,000             

Size: 55 acres

About Houston Zoo

The Houston Zoo is one of North America’s most attended zoos.  Many of the zoo’s exhibits have been renovated in the past five years.  This zoo is divided into a number of exhibits including African Forest, Jaguar exhibit, Dinosaurs, Kipp Aquarium, the Children's zoo, a water park and the Wortham World of Primates.

The African Forest is a new exhibit that will be opening in stages.  The exhibit will offer visitors a rich experience about the people, cultures and animals of Africa.

Houston Zoo Details

Regular admission to the Houston Zoo are: Adults (12-64) $18, Senior (65 and up) $11.50, Children (2-11) $14 and Children under 2 FREE.

Wildlife Carousel Tokens for Members $2, Wildlife Carousel Tokens for Non-Members $3.

Houston Zoo hours are 9am - 7pm.  Last admission sold one hour before close.

Food can be brought into the zoo by guests in their own coolers.  The zoo asks that you not bring in glass bottles, alcoholic beverages or plastic straws.  There are also a restaurant and carts located throughout the zoo.


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