A day at the Saint Louis Zoo is one of the most fun and affordable ways for families to spend time together. And when you join the Zoo Friends, a great value becomes even better. Plus, your membership will help support the Zoo's wildlife conservation projects in St. Louis and around the globe.

Becoming a Friend

Benefits of Membership

Special privileges designed to enhance your Zoo visits.

Membership Levels

Check out the Membership Levels to find the category of membership just right for you.

Gift Memberships

Give the gift that keeps on giving - a membership in the Zoo Friends Association! 

Young Zoo Friends

To become a member or renew your current membership of the Zoo Friends is easy!

Marlin Perkins Society

Higher levels of membership are available through the Marlin Perkins Society, which include annual behind-the-scenes tours.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to your membership questions.

Join or Renew

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

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).

Join or renew online now

If you have any questions, please call or e-mail membership@stlzoo.org.