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Parking is FREE!
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 GEICO Military.
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!
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.
In-Season runs April 1 through October 31.
*Early Entry Perk: Zoo Members can enter the Zoo at 9 a.m. all season long.
Off-Season runs November 1 through March 31.
Indoor exhibits, the Tropical Forest Complex, the Aquarium, and Kids Kingdom close 15-30 minutes prior to the Zoo closing.
Members can show up any day with their Membership card or ID. Members do not need to choose a date or time.
Animals Off Exhibit
- Polar bear has access to move on or off-exhibit.
- Giraffes, zebras, and elephants may be off-exhibit at times due to habitat upgrades taking place. Elephants can be seen in the indoor viewing area.
- At times on Tuesday, May 25, portions of Kids Kingdom will be closed due to maintenance.
- Some animals could be off-exhibit when temperatures are cooler.
- Outdoor reptiles are off-exhibit for the season due to cooler temperatures. Visitors can still see reptiles in the Worlds of Discovery building.
Guests visiting the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium will experience a living park with live animals in a primarily outdoor setting, subject to all weather conditions. Due to changing conditions including health, safety, operational, or weather concerns, certain animals may be unavailable for viewing, and areas of the park may close unexpectedly.
Locations & Directions
7370 Baker Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
We are located in Highland Park 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 and the Highland Park Bridge 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.