Visit the L.A. Zoo to see your favorite animals, learn about wildlife conservation, and enjoy an entertaining day with friends and family at a beloved Los Angeles attraction.
General Admission Prices
Rates and fees are subject to change at any time.
Adults (age 13 and up): $20
Seniors (age 62 and up): $17
Children (ages 2 to 12): $15
Children (under 2): FREE
Note: Ticket prices subject to change without notice.
On June 11, 2016 the Zoo will close at 4 p.m., as we will be preparing for our annual fundraising event. Ticket sales will cease at 3 p.m. on that day. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Monday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.*
Closed on December 25
Please note that the Zoo starts putting animals in for the night at 4 p.m. Ticket sales cease one hour prior to closing time.
Parking is FREE. (On select days throughout the year, the L.A. Zoo offers a Preferred Parking Program for a nominal fee, payable on-site [cash only]. The Preferred Parking Program operates on busy, peak attendance days including most holiday weekends and special events. On these days, limited free parking is available in designated areas.)
The Los Angeles Zoo offers a discount to active and retired U.S. military personnel and their immediate family (spouse and children). Please present a valid military ID at the time of ticket purchase and receive $3 off a regular adult admission and $2 off a regular child admission (ages 2-12). This discount can not be combined with any other discount offer.
If you’ll be attending the Zoo with a party of 15 or more people, you can purchase group-rate tickets at the prices listed below. You may purchase tickets at the gate on the day of your visit, download and return this pdf, or call (323) 644-4210.
- Adults: $17 per person ($3 off regular admission)
- Children (ages 2-12): $14 ($1 off regular admission)
L.A. Zoo/Aquarium of the Pacific/Natural History Museum Combo Ticket
Three’s a Charm!
Visit the L.A. Zoo, Aquarium of the Pacific, and the Natural History Museum, all for one great price:
Explore a previously off-limits part of the Zoo with 17 moving, roaring, snarling, claw-bearing animatronic dinosaurs. Your adventure also includes a fossil dig and photo ops, plus fascinating facts about these mighty creatures and how they compare with animals at the Zoo. Open daily at 10 a.m. Last entry at 4 p.m. This is a separately ticketed event.
$5 for ages 2 and older (in addition to Zoo admission or GLAZA membership)
Respect the Animals
When you visit the L.A. Zoo please do not feed the animals. All of the Zoo’s animals need special diets to stay healthy and the wrong food can make them sick. Feeding the animals may result in removal from the Zoo.
On Zoo Grounds and Commercial Photography
The Los Angeles Zoo reserves the right to photograph, videotape, or film our visitors, on Zoo grounds, for self-promotional purposes. The commercial use of photographs, video, and film taken during your visit is strictly prohibited without the written consent of the Los Angeles Zoo. PHOTO TIPS
L.A. Zoo/Aquarium of the Pacific Combo Ticket
Two Great Attractions, One Low Price!
Visit the Los Angeles Zoo and the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach for one great price: Adult: $40 Child: $27 Senior: $39
Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the wonders of nature from the depths of the ocean to the plains of Africa for one great price. Less than an hour’s drive away, the Zoo and the Aquarium can both be visited in one day or on separate days.