Buy, Renew, or Give A Membership

Select a regular or donation membership below, and enjoy all the great benefits that come with being a Potawatomi  Zoo Member!

Membership cards take 3-4 weeks for processing. While you wait for your membership cards, show your email confirmation and ID for immediate access to the Zoo.

  • Free unlimited regular admission to Potawatomi Zoo during normal operating hours, including extended summer hours, for one year from the date of purchase.
  • Discounted admission to over 150 zoos nationwide. View reciprocal AZA zoos here! Other zoos may have reciprocity with us as well. Check the FAQ page for more info. We recommend always calling a zoo in advance of visiting, whether they’re listed on the reciprocal list or not. Benefits may have changed.
  • Discounts on Zoo camps and classes (registration on ticketing site required).
  • Discounts in the Zoo gift shop.
  • Discounts on select special events.
  • Free admission to Winter Days during the Zoo’s off-season.
  • Subscription to UPROAR, the Potawatomi Zoo magazine about wildlife, Zoo events, animals, and staff.
  • A free copy of the conservation calendar featuring photos of Potawatomi Zoo animals taken by visitors. Delivered annually in December.

To renew your Zoo Membership:

  1. Click on one of the option boxes below.
  2. You will go to our purchasing page.
  3. Log in to your Zoo Membership (or create an account if you haven’t already).
  4. Then purchase your membership. This process will renew your existing membership for an additional year from your expiration date.

Some other tips:

  • It is very important that you enter your email address and contact information correctly so you can create a Zoo Membership account.
  • Make sure you add the number of children that are part of a family membership. If you’re adding more than 6 children, you will need to pay an additional $5 for each additional child.
  • If you wish to have an unnamed companion, it must be purchased at the time you purchase your membership. Unnamed companions must attend the Zoo with a named member.
  • All named Zoo Members must show photo ID when they attend the Zoo.

To give a Zoo Membership:

  1. Click on one of the option boxes below.
  2. You will go to our purchasing page.
  3. Check the box that says “This membership is a gift.”
  4. Then follow the steps to purchase a membership.

Some other tips:

  • Please enter the contact information of the primary RECIPIENT on the first page. You will enter YOUR information on the next page.
  • It is very important that you enter the email address and contact information of the primary recipient correctly so the recipient will be able to create a Zoo Membership account.
  • Make sure you add the number of children that are part of a family membership. If you’re adding more than 6 children, you will need to pay an additional $5 for each additional child.
  • If you wish to purchase an unnamed companion, it must be added at the time you purchase the membership. Unnamed companions must attend the Zoo with a named member.
  • All named Zoo Members must show photo ID when they attend the Zoo.

Click this link to view all of the Zoo Membership FAQs.

You can contact the Zoo via email at info@potawatomizoo.org.

We will answer your email as quickly as possible, but it may take several days. Please read the Zoo Membership FAQs first to see if we’ve already addressed your question.

See all our membership options below.

Questions about Zoo Memberships?

Check out our FAQ here!

Buy, Renew, or Give A Membership

Select a regular or donation membership below, and enjoy all the great benefits that come with being a Potawatomi  Zoo Member!

Membership cards take 3-4 weeks for processing. While you wait for your membership cards, show your email confirmation and ID for immediate access to the Zoo.

See all our membership options below.

Questions about Zoo Memberships?

Check out our FAQ here!

Memberships are non-refundable, non-transferable, and are not valid without the photo ID of all named adults attending the Zoo.

If your membership has guest admission privileges, unnamed guests must be accompanied by a member listed on your membership card.

Zoo Membership Options

Buy a new membership, renew a membership, or purchase a gift membership for someone else.

If you’re renewing your membership, log in to your account before purchasing your membership.

Senior

$44.50

Senior

Admission for one named individual over the age of 62

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Student

$44.50

Student

Admission for one named student with student ID

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Individual

$54.50

Individual

Admission for one named individual

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Single-Parent Family

$79.50

Single-Parent Family

One named adult and up to 6 of their dependent children under the age of 18 (add up to 3 additional children for $5 each)

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Grandparent

$84.50

Grandparent

Two named grandparents and up to 6 of their minor grandchildren under the age of 18 (add up to 3 additional children for $5 each)

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Family

$89.50

Family

Two named adults living in the same household and up to 6 of their dependent children under the age of 18 (add up to 3 additional children for $5 each)

Buy/Renew/Gift >

Zoo Membership Options

Buy a new membership, renew a membership, or purchase a gift membership for someone else.

If you’re renewing your membership, log in to your account before purchasing your membership.

Senior

$44.50

Senior

Admission for one named individual over the age of 62

Buy/Renew/Gift >

Student

$44.50

Student

Admission for one named student with student ID

Buy/Renew/Gift >

Individual

$54.50

Individual

Admission for one named individual

Buy/Renew/Gift >

Single-Parent Family

$79.50

Single-Parent Family

One named adult and up to 6 of their dependent children under the age of 18 (add up to 3 additional children for $5 each)

Buy/Renew/Gift >

Grandparent

$84.50

Grandparent

Two named grandparents and up to 6 of their minor grandchildren under the age of 18 (add up to 3 additional children for $5 each)

Buy/Renew/Gift >

Family

$89.50

Family

Two named adults living in the same household and up to 6 of their dependent children under the age of 18 (add up to 3 additional children for $5 each)

Buy/Renew/Gift >

Donation Membership Options

These Zoo Memberships include a donation to support the Zoo’s mission. Plus, they have additional benefits for you, too!

Patron

$125

Patron

Same as Family Level, plus a copy of the conservation art print.

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Benefactor's Circle

$250

Benefactor's Circle

Same as Family Level, plus a copy of the conservation art print, a free unnamed guest every time you visit, and two guest passes.

Buy/Renew/Gift >

Curator’s Circle

$500

Curator’s Circle

Same as Family Level, plus a copy of the conservation art print, a free unnamed guest every time you visit, two guest passes, and an engraved brick to be customized and placed at the Endangered Species Carousel.

Buy/Renew/Gift >

Director’s Circle

$1,000

Director’s Circle

Same as Family Level, plus a copy of the conservation art print, a free unnamed guest every time you visit, two guest passes, an engraved brick to be customized and placed at the Endangered Species Carousel, and two (2) VIP tickets to our Animal Guardian Day. 

Buy/Renew/Gift >

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Donation Membership Options

These Zoo Memberships include a donation to support the Zoo’s mission. Plus, they have additional benefits for you, too!

Patron

$125

Patron

Same as Family Level, plus a copy of the conservation art print.

Buy/Renew/Gift >

Benefactor's Circle

$250

Benefactor's Circle

Same as Family Level, plus a copy of the conservation art print, a free unnamed guest every time you visit, and two guest passes.

Buy/Renew/Gift >

Curator’s Circle

$500

Curator’s Circle

Same as Family Level, plus a copy of the conservation art print, a free unnamed guest every time you visit, two guest passes, and an engraved brick to be customized and placed at the Endangered Species Carousel.

Buy/Renew/Gift >

Director’s Circle

$1,000

Director’s Circle

Same as Family Level, plus a copy of the conservation art print, a free unnamed guest every time you visit, two guest passes, an engraved brick to be customized and placed at the Endangered Species Carousel, and two (2) VIP tickets to our Animal Guardian Day. 

Buy/Renew/Gift >

green lion silhouette

Membership Add-Ons

Some of these items can be purchased online, but some must be purchased in person at the Zoo.

Unnamed Companion
$35

Unnamed Companion

Add an unnamed companion to any Standard Membership. Must attend with named adult. Can be purchased online, by mail, or in-person. Must be purchased at the same time the membership is purchased.

Conservation Art Print
$15

Conservation Art Print

Art print of a painting created by one of our Zoo animals. A portion of the proceeds goes to animal conservation projects. Available for purchase online, by mail, or in-person.

Attraction Pass
$30

Attraction Pass

The attraction pass is a 15-ride punch card to be used at the Potawatomi Zoo Express train or Endangered Species Carousel. Valid one year from date of issue. Available for purchase in-person only.

Additional Child
$5

Additional Child

Add up to three additional children to any Family Level Membership for $5 per child.

Membership Add-Ons

Some of these items can be purchased online, but some must be purchased in person at the Zoo.

Unnamed Companion
$35

Unnamed Companion

Add an unnamed companion to any Standard Membership. Must attend with named adult. Can be purchased online, by mail, or in-person. Must be purchased at the same time the membership is purchased.

Conservation Art Print
$15

Conservation Art Print

Art print of a painting created by one of our Zoo animals. A portion of the proceeds goes to animal conservation projects. Available for purchase online, by mail, or in-person.

Attraction Pass
$30

Attraction Pass

The attraction pass is a 15-ride punch card to be used at the Potawatomi Zoo Express train or Endangered Species Carousel. Valid one year from date of issue. Available for purchase in-person only.

Additional Child
$5

Additional Child

Add up to three additional children to any Family Level Membership for $5 per child.