To become a member of the Zoo, 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.

Interested in a Zoo Young Professionals membership? Click here for details.

Member benefits are intended for use by individual households, not school groups or corporations. Generous discounts are available for groups of 15 or more. Click here for details.

    • Zoo calendar and member e-newsletter
    • stlzoo magazine for Zoo memebers
    • Discounted admission to select Zoo events
    • Zoo Friends Day invitation
    • Nature's Best Photography Magazine
    • 4 Anywhere Passes*
    • 4 Free Parking Passes
    • Zoo calendar and member e-newsletter
    • stlzoo magazine for Zoo members
    • 10% discount in Zoo gift shops and on food, caricatures and face painting.
    • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals 
    • Discounted admission to select Zoo events 
    • Zoo Friends Day invitation 
    • 36 Anywhere Passes*
    • 6 Free Parking Passes
    • Zoo calendar and member e-newsletter
    • stlzoo magazine for Zoo members
    • 10% discount in Zoo gift shops and on food, caricatures and face painting.
    • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals 
    • Discounted admission to select Zoo events 
    • Zoo Friends Day invitation 
    • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos 
    • Discounted and early registration for education programs
    • 48 Anywhere Plus Passes**
    • 6 Free Parking Passes
    • Zoo calendar and member e-newsletter
    • stlzoo magazine for Zoo members
    • 10% discount in Zoo gift shops and on food, caricatures and face painting.
    • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals 
    • Discounted admission to select Zoo events 
    • Zoo Friends Day invitation 
    • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos 
    • Discounted and early registration for education programs 
    • Birthday party discounts 
    • 48 Anywhere Plus Passes**
    • 6 Free Parking Passes
    • Zoo calendar and member e-newsletter
    • stlzoo magazine for Zoo members
    • 10% discount in Zoo gift shops and on food, caricatures and face painting. 
    • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals 
    • Discounted admission to select Zoo events 
    • Zoo Friends Day invitation 
    • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos 
    • Discounted and early registration for education programs 
    • Birthday party discounts 
    Join Now        Renew Now        Give a Gift Membership
    • 60 Anywhere Plus Passes**
    • 8 Free Parking Passes
    • Zoo calendar and member e-newsletter
    • stlzoo magazine for Zoo members
    • 10% discount in Zoo gift shops and on food, caricatures and face painting. 
    • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals 
    • Discounted admission to select Zoo events 
    • Zoo Friends Day invitation 
    • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos 
    • Discounted and early registration for education programs 
    • Birthday party discounts 
    • Nature's Best Photography Magazine
    • 60 Anywhere Plus Passes**
    • Unlimited Free Parking
    • Zoo calendar and member e-newsletter
    • stlzoo magazine for Zoo members
    • 10% discount in Zoo gift shops and on food, caricatures and face painting. 
    • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals 
    • Discounted admission to select Zoo events 
    • Zoo Friends Day invitation 
    • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos 
    • Discounted and early registration for education programs 
    • Birthday party discounts 
    • Nature's Best Photography Magazine
    • Facility rental discount 
    • Invitation to select special events
    • 75 Anywhere Plus Passes**
    • Unlimited Free Parking
    • Zoo calendar and member e-newsletter
    • stlzoo magazine for Zoo members
    • 10% discount in Zoo gift shops and on food, caricatures and face painting.
    • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals 
    • Discounted admission to select Zoo events 
    • Zoo Friends Day invitation 
    • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos 
    • Discounted and early registration for education programs 
    • Birthday party discounts 
    • Nature's Best Photography Magazine
    • Facility rental discount 
    • Invitation to select special events
    • 100 Anywhere Plus Passes**
    • Unlimited Free Parking
    • Zoo calendar and member e-newsletter
    • stlzoo magazine for Zoo members
    • 10% discount in Zoo gift shops and on food, caricatures and face painting.
    • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals 
    • Discounted admission to select Zoo events 
    • Zoo Friends Day invitation 
    • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos 
    • Discounted and early registration for education programs 
    • Birthday party discounts 
    • Nature's Best Photography Magazine
    • Facility rental discount 
    • Invitation to select special events
    • 125 Anywhere Plus Passes**
    • Unlimited Free Parking
    • Zoo calendar and member e-newsletter
    • stlzoo magazine for Zoo members
    • 10% discount in Zoo gift shops and on food, caricatures and face painting.
    • 10% discount on standard wheelchair rentals 
    • Discounted admission to select Zoo events 
    • Zoo Friends Day invitation 
    • Discounted admission to participating AZA zoos 
    • Discounted and early registration for education programs 
    • Birthday party discounts 
    • Nature's Best Photography Magazine
    • Facility rental discount 
    • Invitation to select special events

Marlin Perkins Society

    • Annual behind-the-scenes tour of the Zoo (for you and up to six guests)
    • Invitation to the annual celebration event** (tickets are $100 per person)
    • Unlimited Anywhere Plus Passes™ to use in any combination for the Emerson Zooline Railroad, Emerson Children's Zoo, First Bank Sea Lion Show*, Mary Ann Lee Conservation Carousel and Stingrays at Caribbean Cove presented by Mercy Kids*
    • 20% gift shop and 10% food purchase discount
    • Unlimited free parking
    • New animal/exhibit sneak previews
    • Listing in the annual report, honor roll and donor recognition wall in The Living World
    • stlzooNature's Best Photography magazine** and Zoo calendar**
    • Education program early registration
    • Zoo birthday party discounts
    • Invitation to first-year member event
    • National zoos and aquariums free admissions
    • 10% discount on rentals of Zoo banquet and meeting facilities*
    • Invitation to Marlin Perkins Society night at U.S. Bank Wild Light

      *seasonal attraction **Non tax-deductible items

    Join Now         Renew Now  

  • All of the benefits of Animal Kingdom Club level, plus:

    • Invitation to annual celebration event** (tickets are complimentary)
    • Complimentary Adult Education Program at the Zoo

     **Non tax-deductible items

    Join Now         Renew Now  

  • All of the benefits of Animal Kingdom Club level, plus:

    • Complimentary Adult Education Program at the Zoo
    • Invitation to annual Curator Breakfast event
    • 20% discount on rentals of Zoo banquet and meeting facilities

    Join Now         Renew Now  

     

  • All of the benefits of Animal Kingdom Club level, plus:

    • Complimentary Adult Education Program at the Zoo
    • Invitation to annual Curator Breakfast event
    • 20% discount on rentals of Zoo banquet and meeting facilities
    • Invitation to annual President's Dinner

    Join Now         Renew Now  

     

  • All of the benefits of Animal Kingdom Club level, plus:

    • Complimentary Adult Education Program at the Zoo
    • Invitation to annual Curator Breakfast event
    • 20% discount on rentals of Zoo banquet and meeting facilities
    • Invitation to annual President's Dinner
    • Private lunch with Zoo curator or scientist

    Join Now         Renew Now  

  • All of the benefits of Animal Kingdom Club level, plus:

    • Complimentary Adult Education Program at the Zoo
    • Invitation to annual Curator Breakfast event
    • 20% discount on rentals of Zoo banquet and meeting facilities
    • Invitation to annual President's Dinner
    • Private lunch with Zoo curator or scientist
    • Donor profile in Zoo publication
    • One annual complimentary Zoo banquet/meeting facility rental; 20% discount on all subsequent rentals

    Join Now         Renew Now  

     

*Anywhere Passes can be used in any combination for the following attractions; Zooline Railroad, Sea Lion Show, or Children's Zoo.  

**Anywhere Plus Passes can be used in any combination for the following attractions; Zooline Railroad, Sea Lion Show, Children's Zoo, Conservation Carousel or Stingrays at Caribbean Cove featuring Sharks.

Frequently Asked Questions

Marlin Perkins Society

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

Gift Membership

Share the Zoo experience and great benefits with your loved ones. 

Matching Gift Companies

Check and see if your employer will match your gift to the Zoo.