To become a member of the Zoo Friends, sign up online, call (314) 646-4771, or visit a Welcome Desk located at the North and South Entrances of the Zoo. Memberships are valid for one year from the month of purchase, and all benefits expire when membership expires.

Member benefits are intended for use by individual households, not school groups or corporations. Generous discounts are available for groups of 15 or more. Call (314) 646-4718 for details.

Conservation Advocate $50

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  • Zoo calendar
  • stlzoo magazine
  • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos
  • Zoo Friends Day invitation
  • Member E-newsletter
  • Nature's Best Photography magazine
  • One membership card

Senior/ Student $50

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  • Four Anywhere Passes (redeemable for Zooline Railroad, Children's Zoo and Sea Lion Show)
  • Free parking - four visits
  • Zoo calendar
  • stlzoo member magazine
  • 10% discount in all Zoo gift shops, face painting and caricatures
  • 10% discount on food purchases at the Zoo
  • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals
  • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos
  • Zoo Friends Day invitation
  • Discount and early registration for education programs (including Camp Kangazoo, Wild Nights and Engineer-for-a-Day)
  • Discount Admission to signature Zoo events (such as Boo at the Zoo, Wild Lights and ZOOFARI)
  • Member e-newsletter
  • One Membership Card

Young Zoo Friend $60

Young Zoo Friends are professionals in their 20s & 30's who support the Zoo.

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  • 20 Anywhere Passes (redeemable for Zooline Railroad, Children's Zoo and Sea Lion Show)
  • Free Parking -- 6 visits
  • Four free Jammin' at the Zoo tickets (two per event)
  • Four free drink tickets (cannot be used during special events)
  • Discounts to Zootini, and other signature Zoo events (such as Zoofari and A Zoo Ado)
  • Invitations to special YZF events and lectures
  • Zoo Calendar
  • stlzoo magazine
  • Volunteer opportunities with Zoo events
  • 10% discount in all Zoo gift shops, face painting and caricatures
  • 10% discount on food purchases at the Zoo
  • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals
  • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos
  • Zoo Friends Day invitation
  • Discount and early registration for education programs (including Camp Kangazoo, Wild Nights and Engineer-for-a-Day)
  • Discount admission to signature Zoo events (such as Boo at the Zoo, Wild Lights and ZOOFARI)
  • Member e-newsletter
  • One membership card

Zoo-Goer $65

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  • 36 Anywhere Passes (redeemable for Zooline Railroad, Children's Zoo and Sea Lion Show)
  • Free parking -- six visits
  • Zoo calendar
  • stlzoo member magazine
  • 10% discount in all Zoo gift shops, face painting and caricatures
  • 10% discount on food purchases at the Zoo
  • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals
  • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos
  • Zoo Friends Day invitation
  • Discount and early registration for education programs (including Camp Kangazoo, Wild Nights and Engineer-for-a-Day)
  • Discount Admission to signature Zoo events (such as Boo at the Zoo, Wild Lights and ZOOFARI)
  • Member e-newsletter
  • One Membership Card

Family $85

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  • 48 Anywhere Plus Passes (redeemable for Zooline Railroad, Children's Zoo, Stingrays at Caribbean Cove, Sea Lion Show and Conservation Carousel)
  • Free parking -- six visits
  • Zoo calendar
  • stlzoo member magazine
  • 10% discount in all Zoo gift shops, face painting and caricatures
  • 10% discount on food purchases at the Zoo
  • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals
  • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos
  • Zoo Friends Day invitation
  • Discount and early registration for education programs (including Camp Kangazoo, Wild Nights and Engineer-for-a-Day)
  • Discount Admission to signature Zoo events (such as Boo at the Zoo, Wild Lights and ZOOFARI)
  • Member e-newsletter
  • Birthday Card with free lunch coupon for kids 12 and younger plus 10% Birthday Party Discount
  • One Membership Card

Grandparent $85

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Give as a gift

  • 48 Anywhere Plus Passes (redeemable for Zooline Railroad, Children's Zoo, Stingrays at Caribbean Cove, Sea Lion Show and Conservation Carousel)
  • Free parking -- six visits
  • Zoo calendar
  • stlzoo member magazine
  • 10% discount in all Zoo gift shops, face painting and caricatures
  • 10% discount on food purchases at the Zoo
  • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals
  • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos
  • Zoo Friends Day invitation
  • Discount and early registration for education programs (including Camp Kangazoo, Wild Nights and Engineer-for-a-Day)
  • Discount Admission to signature Zoo events (such as Boo at the Zoo, Wild Lights and ZOOFARI)
  • Member e-newsletter
  • Birthday Card with free lunch coupon for grandkids 12 and younger plus 10% birthday party discount
  • One Membership Card

Naturalist $120

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  • 60 Anywhere Plus Passes (redeemable for Zooline Railroad, Children's Zoo, Stingrays at Caribbean Cove, Sea Lion Show and Conservation Carousel)
  • Free parking -- eight visits
  • Zoo calendar
  • stlzoo member magazine
  • 10% discount in all Zoo gift shops, face painting and caricatures
  • 10% discount on food purchases at the Zoo
  • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals
  • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos
  • Zoo Friends Day invitation
  • Discount and early registration for education programs (including Camp Kangazoo, Wild Nights and Engineer-for-a-Day)
  • Discount admission to signature Zoo events (such as Boo at the Zoo, Wild Lights and ZOOFARI)
  • Member e-newsletter
  • Birthday card with free lunch coupon for kids 12 and younger plus 10% birthday party discount
  • Nature's Best Photography magazine
  • One membership card

Keeper $175

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  • 60 Anywhere Plus Passes (redeemable for Zooline Railroad, Children's Zoo, Stingrays at Caribbean Cove, Sea Lion Show and Conservation Carousel)
  • Unlimited free parking
  • Zoo calendar
  • stlzoo member magazine
  • 10% discount in all Zoo gift shops, face painting and caricatures
  • 10% discount on food purchases at the Zoo
  • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals
  • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos
  • Zoo Friends Day invitation
  • Discount and early registration for education programs (including Camp Kangazoo, Wild Nights and Engineer-for-a-Day)
  • Discount admission to signature Zoo events (such as Boo at the Zoo, Wild Lights and ZOOFARI)
  • Member e-newsletter
  • Birthday Card with free lunch coupon for kids 12 and younger plus 10% birthday party discount
  • Nature's Best Photography magazine
  • 10% facility rental discount
  • Invitation to the annual Rendezoo event
  • Two membership cards

Zoologist $250

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  • 75 Anywhere Plus Passes (redeemable for Zooline Railroad, Children's Zoo, Stingrays at Caribbean Cove, Sea Lion Show and Conservation Carousel)
  • Unlimited free parking
  • Zoo calendar
  • stlzoo member magazine
  • 10% discount in all Zoo gift shops, face painting and caricatures
  • 10% discount on food purchases at the Zoo
  • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals
  • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos
  • Zoo Friends Day invitation
  • Discount and early registration for education programs (including Camp Kangazoo, Wild Nights and Engineer-for-a-Day)
  • Discount admission to signature Zoo events (such as Boo at the Zoo, Wild Lights and ZOOFARI)
  • Member e-newsletter
  • Birthday card with free lunch coupon for kids 12 and younger plus 10% birthday party discount
  • Nature's Best Photography magazine
  • 10% facility rental discount
  • Invitation to selected special events (such as Rendezoo and Annual Appreciation Dinner)
  • Two membership cards

Curator $500

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Give as a gift

  • 100 Anywhere Plus Passes (redeemable for Zooline Railroad, Children's Zoo, Stingrays at Caribbean Cove, Sea Lion Show and Conservation Carousel)
  • Unlimited free parking
  • Zoo calendar
  • stlzoo member magazine
  • 10% discount in all Zoo gift shops, face painting and caricatures
  • 10% discount on food purchases at the Zoo
  • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals
  • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos
  • Zoo Friends Day invitation
  • Discount and early registration for education programs (including Camp Kangazoo, Wild Nights and Engineer-for-a-Day)
  • Discount Admission to signature Zoo events (such as Boo at the Zoo, Wild Lights and ZOOFARI)
  • Member e-newsletter
  • Birthday card with free lunch coupon for kids 12 and younger plus 10% birthday party discount
  • Nature's Best Photography magazine
  • 10% facility rental discount
  • Invitation to selected special events (such as Rendezoo and Annual Appreciation Dinner)
  • Two membership cards

Director $750

Join Now
Give as a gift

  • 125 Anywhere Plus Passes (redeemable for Zooline Railroad, Children's Zoo, Stingrays at Caribbean Cove, Sea Lion Show and Conservation Carousel)
  • Unlimited free parking
  • Zoo calendar
  • stlzoo member magazine
  • 10% discount in all Zoo gift shops, face painting and caricatures
  • 10% discount on food purchases at the Zoo
  • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals
  • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos
  • Zoo Friends Day invitation
  • Discount and early registration for education programs (including Camp Kangazoo, Wild Nights and Engineer-for-a-Day)
  • Discount admission to signature Zoo events (such as Boo at the Zoo, Wild Lights and ZOOFARI)
  • Member e-newsletter
  • Birthday card with free lunch coupon for kids 12 and younger plus 10% birthday party discount
  • Nature's Best Photography magazine
  • 10% facility rental discount
  • Invitation to selected special events (such as Rendezoo and Annual Appreciation Dinner)
  • Two membership cards

Higher levels of membership are available through the Marlin Perkins Society. Learn more about the exciting benefits of becoming a Marlin Perkins Society member.