Marlin Perkins was a curator with great vision, the man who originally brought the Saint Louis Zoo to the world and brought the marvelous and mysterious animal world back to St. Louis.

In memory of Marlin Perkins, we would like to honor you and your company by inviting you to become a Marlin Perkins Corporate Member. By participating as a Corporate Member, your company's support will help to ensure the future of the Zoo, not only as a world-class family recreational and learning destination, but as a headquarters for animal research and conservation.

We are pleased to provide you with the opportunity to join other businesses by supporting the Marlin Perkins Society with an annual gift of $1,000 or more. With your membership, your company will receive numerous benefits and privileges. Most importantly, your support will allow the Zoo to serve its mission to conserve animals and their habitats through outstanding educational and recreational experiences, research and animal management.

For more information on the Zoo’s annual corporate membership program please call the Development Office at (314) 646-4702.

Marlin Perkins Society Corporate Membership
Recognition and Privileges

Animal Kingdom Club: $1,499 - $1,000

Top executive or senior level company representative privileges:

  • Annual behind-the-scenes tour of the Zoo
  • Invitation to annual Marlin Perkins Society dinner
  • Unlimited free parking and Anywhere Passes for top executive and his or her family
  • 20% discount in all Zoo gift shops
  • 10% discount on food purchases at most Zoo food venues
  • Early registration for education programs
  • Members-only sneak previews of new animals and exhibits
  • Listing in the annual report, honor roll and on recognition board
  • Complimentary subscription to stlzoo and Wildlife Conservation magazines
  • Invitation to first-year member welcome event
  • Free admission to participating zoos and aquariums throughout the United States
  • 10% one-time annual discount on rental of Zoo banquet and meeting facilities with the opportunity for animal greeters
  • 10% discount on Zoo Friends Association membership for employees

Safari Circle: $2,499 - $1,500

All of the privileges listed above, plus

  • Special birthday lunch and tour experience with the Zoo President
  • 20% one-time annual discount on rental of Zoo banquet and meeting facilities

Wildlife Circle: $4,999 - $2,500

All of the privileges listed above, plus

  • Complimentary admission to one Adult Safari program, featured in the Summer Programs brochure
  • 25% one-time annual discount on rental of Zoo banquet and meeting facilities
  • Opportunity for one complimentary animal greeter experience with evening facility rental
  • 50 complimentary Anywhere Passes for employees

Steward’s Circle: $9,999 - $5,000

All of the privileges listed above, plus

  • Invitation to annual evening with the Zoo President for executive and guest
  • 35% one-time annual discount on rental of Zoo banquet and meeting facilities
  • 100 complimentary Anywhere Passes for employees

Conservationist Circle: $24,999 - $10,000

All of the privileges listed above, plus

  • Corporate Day at the Zoo (catering fees not included)
  • 50% one-time annual discount on rental of Zoo banquet and meeting facilities
  • 150 complimentary Anywhere Passes for employees

President’s Circle: $25,000 and above

All of the privileges listed above, plus

  • Donor profile in Saint Louis Zoo publication
  • One annual complimentary rental of Zoo banquet and meeting facilities
  • 200 complimentary Anywhere Passes for employees

Anywhere Passes can be used in combination for admission to the First Bank Zooline Railroad, National City Sea Lion Show, Emerson Children’s Zoo or Mary Ann Lee Conservation Carousel. Passes are intended for company employee use only, not for public promotion.