Henson Robinson Zoo
Coupons & Discounts


A Senior rate is available for those 62 and over.

An active military Henson Robinson Zoo discount is offered.

A Henson Robinson Zoo discount group rate is offered to those with 10 paying guests or more. Reservations are required.

You can sign up for an email newsletter for the zoo at the Springfield Parks website. This will show you any special events or zoo discounts.

If you have a membership to another zoo or aquarium, you may receive a FREE or discounted admission. Call or check at the ticket window.

Memberships offer FREE admission to the zoo, FREE or discounted admission to more then 100 zoo across the United States, discounts to the gift shop and more.

The zoo has a Facebook page on which it announces any zoo deals.

Henson Robinson Zoo coupons, discounts, specials and deals are usually for a limited time and may have an expiration date.


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Henson Robinson Zoo Information

Address: 1100 East Lake Drive, Springfield, Illinois 62712

Phone: 1-217-585-1821

Website: www.springfieldparks.org

Animals: 300

About Henson Robinson Zoo

The Henson Robinson Zoo is home to animals from the five continents of Australia, Africa, Asia, North America and South America. It features over 90 species of animals some native and some exotic. This Illinois zoo is AZA-accredited.

Some of the animals guests will see are red wolves, wolverine, primates, cockatoo, peacocks, birds of prey, sloth, eagles, crane, owls, African wild dogs, kangaroos, wallabies, river otters and more. This zoo has a petting area with barnyard animals like goats and donkeys, as well as deer. 

Henson Robinson Zoo Information

The zoo is open every day except Thanksgiving Day and the day after, Christmas Eve and Day and New Year’s Day.

Hours change seasonally. They are: April to October: Monday through Friday - 10am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am - 6pm.  November and December  - every day - 10 am to 4 pm.  January and February 10am - 4pm.  March - every day - 10am - 4pm.

Regular zoo ticket prices are Adults $6.25, Children (3-12) $4.50 and Children two and under FREE. Seniors (62 and up) and active military $4.75.

You can bring in food and drinks. Henson Robinson Zoo is located right beside Springfield Lake. There are picnic areas there.

Parking is FREE.