To become a member or renew your current membership of the Zoo Friends is easy! Just choose from the following methods. Memberships are valid for one year from the month of purchase.

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.

Join Online

Join or renew online now.

Gift Memberships

If you would like to give the gift of a Zoo membership, please order online or call the Zoo Friends office at (314) 646-4771.

Matching Gift Companies

If your employer matches your membership gift, please join or renew by calling (314) 646-4771.

If you work for a company with a matching gift program, you may be able to become a Member at a higher level and save. You may obtain matching gift information from your employer's Human Resources department. For more information on Matching Gifts or the Zoo's Membership program please call our Zoo Friends Office at (314) 646-4771.

Matching Gift Companies provide a way to increase your support to the Zoo while you gain privileges as well. This is a list of employers who have notified us of a Matching Gift program. Please contact the Zoo Friends Office at (314) 646-4771 if the list contains any errors or omissions.

At the Zoo

Visit a Welcome Desk located at the North and South Entrances of the Zoo. All major credit cards accepted. Make checks payable to the Saint Louis Zoo.


To order by phone, please call (314) 646-4771 or (800) 966-8877 Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CST).

If you have any questions, please call or e-mail