Whether you're a new Zoo Member, or have been part of our family for years, there are always exciting perks and specials exclusively for all Members.
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Contributing Membership - $200 / $235 with Unlimited Dinosaurs!
Family Membership includes up to 2 adults and all children under 18 years of age in a household, plus 20 guest admission passes.
Family Plus Membership - $150 / $185 with Unlimited Dinosaurs!
Family Membership includes up to 2 adults and all children under 18 years of age in a household, plus 10 guest admission passes.
Family Membership - $115 / $150 with Unlimited Dinosaurs!
Family Membership includes up to 2 adults and all children under 18 years of age in a household.
Grandparents Membership - $115 / $150 with Unlimited Dinosaurs!
Grandparents Membership includes up to 2 adults and all grandchildren under 18 years of age.
Dual Membership - $90 / $125 with Unlimited Dinosaurs!
Dual Membership includes 2 adults under the age of 60.
Senior Couple Membership - $80 / $115 with Unlimited Dinosaurs!
Senior Couple Membership includes 2 adults 60 years of age and older.
Individual Membership - $70 / $105 with Unlimited Dinosaurs!
Individual Membership includes one individual under the age of 60.
Single Senior / Student Membership - $60 / $95 with Unlimited Dinosaurs!
Includes one individual 60 years of age and older, or one student with a student ID.
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Gift a Membership
I want to buy a gift Membership, do you have gift certificates?
Yes, gift certificates are available for Memberships.
May I bring a guest if the second adult listed on the card cannot attend?
All Memberships are non-transferable. only the names listed on the card are admitted and photo ID is required. If you purchased a Membership with guest passes, you may use an available pass for an adult not on the Membership.
I purchased a Membership with guest passes, but did not receive them in the mail.
If you've purchased a Membership package that includes guest passes, your guest passes are digitally tracked within our system. We have discountinued the use of paper passes in our efforts to be more eco-friendly and for ease of use for our Members.
Can I buy or renew Memberships online?
Yes, you can do so here. Until your permanent card arrives, you can show your photo ID at the admissions window.
Can I purchase a Membership on the day of my visit?
Yes, Memberships can be purchased at the front entrance and will include your admission for that day.
What happens if I lose my card?
You can show your photo ID at the gate for admittance or apply for a duplicate card at the gate or by phone. There is a $5 processing fee for replacement cards.
Is my Membership valid for one calendar year, or one year from the date of purchase?
Memberships are valid for one year from the date of purchase. Gift certificates are valid for one year from the date of redemption.
When I renew my membership, how do you determine the new expiration date?
Memberships automatically renew from the current expiration date. If your Membership has lapsed, the new expiration date will be one year from the new purchase date.
When will I receive my Membership card?
Please allow two weeks for delivery. If you have not received your card after two weeks from purchasing your Membership, please contact our Membership office at 412-365-2534.
How do I add a guest?
The Family Plus Membership level comes with 10 guest admission passes. If you only have the Family Membership, you may upgrade for $35 and receive the guest admission passes. Please note that guest admission passes are only valid at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and are valid for the length of your Membership.
Do you have a single parent Membership?
No, Memberships cover households. If only one adult resides in a household, only one is covered.
Can I purchase a Membership for my daycare?
No, Memberships cover households. Group rates are available for 15 or more people when arrangements are made at least two weeks in advance. Please visit the Group Sales page of our website for more information.
Can my childcare provider use my Membership card to bring my child(ren)?
Yes, your childcare provider must have your membership card when they arrive with your child(ren). Your child(ren) will receive free admission with your Membership card, and the childcare provider can use a guest admission (if applicable) or pay regular admission.
Do Members receive a discount in the gift shop?
Yes, you will receive a 10% discount on gift shop purchases (calendars, batteries, film, sale and edible items, media, tram rides, wagon and stroller rentals, and medicine are excluded). TOMS shoes are not included with the membership discount.
Your Membership to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium includes a 50 percent discount on admission to the reciprocal zoos listed below and now you can also visit over 120 Nature Centers across the country too. Please note that participation in the reciprocal zoo program is voluntary and changes can occur. If you plan to visit one of these zoos, it is advised that you contact them to confirm that they will honor your Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Membership discount. Other fees, such as parking or rides, are not discounted at reciprocal zoos. If you are visiting the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium from another area and have a membership to a different home zoo, the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium reciprocates 50 percent off admission for two adults named on the home zoo membership card and children under 18. Guest privileges are not reciprocated. Photo ID is required. This list is subject to change at any time.
Alaska SeaLife Center
Heritage Park Zoo
Reid Park Zoo
Little Rock Zoo
Aquarium of the Bay
Big Bear Alpine Zoo
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
Charles Paddock Zoo
805-461-5080 ext 2105
Exotic Feline Breeds
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Happy Hollow Zoo
The Living Desert
Los Angeles Zoo
San Francisco Zoo
Santa Ana Zoo
714-953-8555 ext 13
Santa Barbara Zoo
805-962-5339 ext 114
719-561-1452 ext 116
Beardsley Zoological Gardens
Lemur Conservation Foundation
Naples Zoo ($2 off)
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
813-935-8552 ext 255
St.Augustine Alligator Farm
Palm Beach Zoo
561-533-0887 ext 238
Chehaw Wild Animal Park
Maui Ocean Center
Henson Robinson Zoo
Miller Park Zoo
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
Mesker Park Zoo & Botanical Garden
812-435-6143 ext 413
Washington Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo
Natl. Miss. River Museum
563-557-9545 ext 213
David Traylor Zoo of Emporia
Lee Richardson Zoo
Sedgwick County Zoo
Louisville Zoological Garden
Brecs Baton Rouge Zoo
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve
Zoosiana Zoo of Acadia
Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Buttonwood Park Zoo
508-991-4556 ext 10
Capron Park Zoo
Museum of Science
Franklin Park Zoo
The Zoo in Forest Park
Lake Superior Zoo
218-730-4500 ext 204
Como Park Zoo
Jackson Zoological Park
601-352-2580 ext 221
Dickerson Park Zoo
Kansas City Zoo
Endangered Wolf Center
Lincoln Children’s Zoo
Atlantic City Aquarium
Bergen County Zoo
Cape May County Zoo
Alameda Park Zoo
Living Desert Zoo & Gardens
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
607-724-5461 ext 222
New York State Zoo at Thompson Park
Staten Island Zoo
718-442-3100 ext 23
Thompson Park Zoo
The Utica Zoo
N. C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher
1-800-832-3474 ext 237
N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
N.C. Aquarium at Roanoke Island
1-800-832-3474 ext 237
Red River Zoo
701-277-9240 ext 305
Roosevelt Park Zoo
African Safari Wildlife Park
1-800-521-2660 ext 7
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
541-679-6761 ext 210
Elmwood Park Zoo
610-277-3825 ext 275
610-799-4171 ext 224
Roger Williams Park Zoo
401-941-3910 ext 369
Bramble Park Zoo
Great Plains Zoo
605-367-8313 ext 128
Lake Area Zoological Society
Cameron Park Zoo
El Paso Zoo
Ellen Trout Zoo
Gladys Porter Zoo
956-546-7187 ext 310
Texas State Aquarium
The Texas Zoo
Oglebay's Good Zoo
Henry Villas Zoo
North Eastern Wisconsin Zoo (NEW)
Ochsner Park Zoo
Zoo De Granby
Parque Zoologico de Leon
This 2017 summer season, from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day, discover the add-on experience Dinosaurs at the Pittsburgh Zoo. This temporary traveling exhibit introduces visitors to life-like prehistoric animals that lived over 65 million years ago. Visitors can purchase single visit tickets for the day of their visit, or Members can add Unlimited Dinosaur visits to any Membership package for the entire season.
To register by mail, print and fill out our Membership form and send to:
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Attn: Membership Department
One Wild Place Pittsburgh, PA 15206
• Free admission to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium during regular business hours
• Free parking
• Discounted admission (50 percent off) to more than 100 other zoos and 100 Nature Centers (see the Reciprocal Zoos tab for participating organizations)
• Free Zoo Insider newsletter
• Discounts to educational classes and lectures
• Free admission to all daytime events like ZooBoo
• 10 percent discount at Zoo gift shops
• Special Members Only events
For questions or concerns, call our Membership office at 412-365-2534.