Fall rates are valid September 7 through November 30.
Winter rates are valid December 1 through February 29.
Spring rates are valid March 1 through April 30.
Summer rates are valid May 1 through September 6.
Tickets can be purchased online or at the front gates.
All active duty, reservists, and veterans of the United States military receive free general admission with proper identification (i.e. military ID, DD-214). Does not apply to family members or dependents. Proudly sponsored by T-Mobile.
Visit the Zoo as often as you like for free for an entire year with a Zoo Membership! Our Memberships pay for themselves in just two visits. Buy, renew, or gift a Membership today!
Asian Lantern Festival
Light up your fall nights at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium’s Asian Lantern Festival!
Enhance your experience with an up-close Wild Encounter!
Our Zoo has partnered with KultureCity to improve our ability to assist and accommodate guests with sensory needs. Learn more here.
Fall hours run August 14 through November 25.
Want to see the Zoo light up after hours? The park is open 6:30-10:30 p.m. select nights through October 30 for the Asian Lantern Festival.
Winter hours run November 26 through March 31.
Spring hours run April 1 through May 28.
Summer hours run May 29 through August 13.
Indoor exhibits, the Tropical Forest Complex, the PPG Aquarium, and Kids Kingdom close 15-30 minutes prior to the Zoo closing.
Per CDC recommendations, fully vaccinated guests are no longer required to wear masks in outdoor or indoor locations.
Animals Off Exhibit
- Polar bears have access to move on or off exhibit
- Working Wild classroom is temporarily closed.
- The UPMC Tram, Zip Line, and Log Ride are not operating at this time.
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is a living park with live animals. Animals may be off exhibit at any time due to weather conditions, medical needs, etc.
Locations & Directions
7370 Baker Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
We are located between the Lawrenceville and Highland Park neighborhoods in Pittsburgh. The main entrance, known as the Butler Street entrance, is just off of Butler Street after a quick turn on Baker Street.
Construction on nearby Route 28 may cause travel delays.
Free parking is available in the main parking lot at the Butler Street entrance. Although the Zoo’s mailing address is One Wild Place, use 7370 Baker Street to get to the main parking lot.