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.

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.

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.