Philadelphia Zoo Coupons & Discounts

An Active Military discount at Philadelphia Zoo is offered with the proper ID.

Admission prices are lower from November - February.  Visiting during this time can save you money per ticket.

If you are visiting a number of places in Philadelphia, you can find savings by purchasing a Philadelphia City Pass.  It offers over 40% discount on admissions to six of the Philadelphia attractions listed.  The Philadelphia City Pass offers admission to The Franklin Institute, Adventure Aquarium, Philadelphia Trolley Works Tour & The Big Bus Company, The Philadelphia Zoo and One Liberty Observation Deck.  Click here to get one.

A number of local hotels offer a Philadelphia Zoo and hotel package and this can save you money.

Group pricing is available for groups of 15 or more.

The Philadelphia Zoo has both a Facebook and Twitter page.  You can check those pages out for any deals going on and what is new at the zoo.

The zoo also offers a Newsletter that can be sent to your email address.

If you have a membership to a different zoo, you may qualify for a FREE or discount admission to the Philadelphia Zoo.

Guests at the Philadelphia Zoo can see lions. Picture credit to A. Rogers.

Guests at the Philadelphia Zoo can see lions. Picture credit to A. Rogers.

Memberships are offered by the Philadelphia Zoo and can be printed out at home and used the same day.  A family membership includes free admission to the Philadelphia Zoo year-round, FREE parking for one vehicle per visit, FREE admission to the Tree house and Lorikeet Encounter, discounts on 100 other zoos nationwide and discounts on programs, birthday parties, workshops and purchases.

Most Philadelphia Zoo coupons, discounts, deals and specials are for a limited time and have an expiration date.

Philadelphia Zoo Information

Address:  3400 W. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Phone:  1-215-243-1100


Animals:  over 1,300          

Size:  42 acres

About Philadelphia Zoo

The Philadelphia Zoo was opened in 1874 is the oldest zoo in America.  It contains over 1,300 animals on it’s 42 acres of land.  The zoo is set in a Victorian garden and most of the zoo’s inhabitants are endangered species from all over the world.  Some family favorites are the cheetahs, hippos and giraffes.  

The Philadelphia Zoo has over 17 habitats including African Plains, Australian Animals, Bear Country, Children’s Zoo, Pachyderm House, Rare Animal Conservation Center and Tortoise Trail.

Philadelphia Zoo Details

This Philadelphia zoo is open all year except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and the second Thursday in June.

Philadelphia Zoo hours from March 1 to October 1 are 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Philadelphia Zoo ticket prices are: Adults - $24.95, Children (2 - 11) - $19.95, Children under 2 are FREE and members of the Philadelphia Zoo are FREE.

The zoo has other activities which are on a charge per service cost such as the Amazon Rainforest Carousel, Camel Rides and the Channel 6 Zooballoon.  Cost for these activities range from $3 - $20.

Parking is $16 for the general public.  Members parking is FREE with a valid membership card.

Although the Philadelphia Zoo does have food concessions, it also allows food to be brought into the zoo.  It has several outdoor picnic areas located throughout the park.  Alcohol is not permitted in the zoo.