Milwaukee County Zoo
10001 West Blue Mound Road, Milwaukee

The Milwaukee County Zoo is home to more than 350 species of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, and reptiles. It’s also become the site of many educational workshops, behind-the-scenes tours, holiday celebrations, summer concerts, and festivals.

The Milwaukee County Zoo is FREE for children under age 2, and for members. General admission is $14.25 for adults, $11.25 for juniors ages 3 to 12, and $13.25 for senior citizens age 60 and over. Parking fees are $12.00 for cars and $16.00 for buses.

Milwaukee County residents with a valid I.D. receive $1.75 off regular zoo admission every day except Wednesday. On Wednesdays, Milwaukee County residents with I.D. are admitted at a reduced rate of $8.00 for adults and $5.50 for children ages 3 to 12.

Milwaukee County residents are admitted FREE on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day From time to time, the Milwaukee County Zoo also offers Family Free days when admission is FREE for everyone, but parking fees are still charged. Check the web site for upcoming dates.

The Zoo is open 365 days a year.

For school and educational group rates and programs, call the Zoological Society Education Department at (414) 258-5058.

For more information, call (414) 256-5412 or visit www.milwaukeezoo.org

Racine Zoo
2131 N. Main St., Racine

The Racine Zoo covers 32 acres and is home to more than 250 animals. In natural-looking habitats on the shore of Lake Michigan, visitors will see lions, wolves, rhinos, orangutans, kangaroos, and more. In the ever-popular petting zoo, visitors will find goats, pot-bellied pigs, sheep, and other touchable critters.

The Racine Zoo is FREE to members. For non-members, children under age 3 are FREE, children ages 3-15 are $4.00, adults $6.50, and seniors 62 and older $5.50. Racine County residents can visit the Zoo every Monday for $1.00 per person. There are discounts for groups of 20 or more, but organizers must apply in advance.

Through the Safari Club Ticket Donation program, groups can request FREE tickets to the zoo. Such requests must be made in writing, and the request should include an explanation of the group’s need or reason for requesting the tickets. Requests should be mailed to Ms. Megan Frazer, 200 Goold Street, Racine, WI 53402.

The Education and Conservation Department offers special events and programs. Check the web site or call Heather or Kelly at (262) 636-9580.

The Zoo is open 365 days a year.

For more information, call (262) 636-9189 or visit www.racinezoo.org