Coupons & Discounts
The zoo offered FREE zoo admission to Jackson Zoo on Thanksgiving Day in the past. Watch for announcements on Facebook to see if they offer it this year.
JSU students, staff and alumni can get an annual membership at a DISCOUNTED rate of just $5 per individual.
May 14, 2017 - Mothers receive half priced admission.
May 29, 2017 - Memorial Day. All US military veterans and active military personnel will receive half price admission. Proper ID must be shown.
June 18, 2017 - Half-price admission for dads when a child's ticket is also bought.
July 4, 2017 - Wear red, white & blue to the zoo on July 4th and receive $4 admission.
September 2, 3 & 4, 2017 – Frozen Treat Enrichment Weekend. The first 200 guest each day will receive a coupon for a FREE Icee Pop from the Elephant Cafe.
September 10, 2017 -Grandparents Day. Grandparents receive 1/2 off admission when accompanied by grandchildren over the age of 2 years old.
November 11, 2017 - Veteran's Day. All US military veterans and active military personnel will receive half price admission. Proper ID must be shown.
US military veterans and active military personnel will receive half price admission. Proper ID must be shown.
Groups of 10 or more paying guests receive a discount.
Seniors can get a Jackson Zoo deal and receive a discount.
A military discount is given to military families.
If you have a membership to another zoo, you may qualify for FREE or discount tickets to the Jackson Zoo.
A membership offers FREE unlimited admission to the Jackson Zoo for one year, discounts to over 100 zoos and aquarium throughout the U.S., members only events, discounts at gift shop, zoo camp, some zoo events and more.
Jackson Zoo coupons, discounts, deals and specials are usually for a short time and may have an expiration date.
Jackson Zoo Information
Address: 2918 West Capitol Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39209
Animals: over 776
Size: 110 acres
About Jackson Zoo
The Jackson Zoo is located in Jackson, Mississippi. This zoo is AZA-accredited and is home to over 776 animals from over 120 species. It has a number of Endangered Species including the Pygmy Hippo, Sumatran Tiger, Malayan Tapir and Amur leopard.
The Mississippi Zoo is also involved in the Active species Survival programs with such animals as Grevy’s zebra, chimpanzee, white rhinoceros and more. Some of its newest projects are the Tiger Exhibit, Gertrude C. Ford Education Center and Wilderness Mississippi. The zoo is continuing to renovate many of the exhibits and has 2 new exhibit slated to start construction.
Other animals you will see at the Jackson Zoo are beaver, black bear, prairie dog, bobcat, monkey, tamarin, cougar, mangabey, red panda, lemur, wolf, flamingo, macaw, peacock and alligator.
Jackson Zoo Details
Jackson Zoo is open every day of the year except for December 25. It closes early on December 24th. During severe weather, the zoo may close.
Hours for the zoo are 9am - 5pm with some exhibits closing at 4:30pm. Last tickets are sold at 4pm.
Parking is FREE.
Regular zoo ticket prices are Adults: $12.25, Seniors: $11.25, Children (2-12): $9.25 and Children under 2 are FREE.
The zoo has a carousel and a train ride that are $2 per ride, per person.