AZA Reciprocal Admissions Program – Association of Zoos & Aquariums

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums Reciprocal Admissions Program allows you to become a member of your local AZA-Accredited Zoo or Aquarium, and then when you travel, you can save money with free or discounted admission at other AZA-Accredited locations!

If the Zoo or Aquarium you are a member of participates at the 50% level, you can expect to save 50% at other member locations.

If your Zoo or Aquarium participates at the 100% level, you may receive up to 100% off the admission price for other 100% level locations, and you will save 50% off admission at the 50% level locations.

Make sure you click the AZA Links below for their official rules and explanations!


Step 1: Check out our list below for informational purposes! Click on the Attraction Name for more details about the Zoo or Aquarium, or click on the City / State to find other AWESOME family-friendly activities in that area!


Step 2: Make sure you get the official scoop by reading through the 2019 AZA List of Participating Zoos and Aquariums


Step 3: Definitely grab the Reciprocal Admissions Program Rules on the AZA page! You will need to understand the fine print in the way the program discounts are structured. Reach out to one of their listed contacts to ask specific questions!


Step 4: Support YOUR local, participating AZA-Accredited Zoo or Aquarium by purchasing a Membership Package!


Step 5: Get your Offical AZA-Accredited Reciprocal Membership Card and prepare to bring it, along with your photo ID, when you travel!


Step 6: Don’t forget to call ahead to ensure the zoo or aquarium you’d like to visit is still currently and actively offering their free or discounted admission to members of this program. Rules and participation can and will change throughout the year!


Step 7: ENJOY!


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QUIKLIST

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CITY / STATE ATTRACTION NAME DISCOUNT LEVEL

ALABAMA
Birmingham, Alabama Birmingham Zoo50%
ALASKA
Seward, AlaskaAlaska SeaLife Center50%
ARIZONA
Phoenix, ArizonaPhoenix Zoo50%
Tempe, ArizonaSEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium50%
Tucson, ArizonaReid Park Zoo50%
ARKANSAS
Little Rock, ArkansasLittle Rock Zoo50%
CALIFORNIA
Atascadero, CaliforniaCharles Paddock Zoo100% / 50%
Eureka, CaliforniaSequoia Park Zoo50%
Fresno, CaliforniaFresno Chaffee Zoo50%
Los Angeles, California Los Angeles Zoo50%
Oakland, California Oakland Zoo50%
Palm Desert, CaliforniaThe Living Desert50%
Sacramento, CaliforniaSacramento Zoo50%
San Francisco, CaliforniaAquarium of the Bay50%
San Francisco, California San Francisco Zoo50%
San Jose, CaliforniaHappy Hollow Zoo50%
San Mateo, CaliforniaCuriOdyssey50%
San Pedro, CaliforniaCabrillo Marine Aquarium100% / 50%
Santa Barbara, CaliforniaSanta Barbara Zoo100% / 50%
COLORADO
Pueblo, ColoradoPueblo Zoo50%
CONNECTICUT
Bridgeport, ConnecticutConnecticut’s Beardsley Zoo100% / 50%
DELAWARE
Wilmington, DelawareBrandywine Zoo100% / 50%
FLORIDA
Gainesville, FloridaSanta Fe College Teaching Zoo50%
Jacksonville, FloridaJacksonville Zoo and Gardens50%
Melbourne, FloridaBrevard Zoo50%
Miami, FloridaZoo Miami50%
Orlando, FloridaSEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium50%
Sanford, FloridaCentral Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens50%
Sarasota, FloridaMote Marine Aquarium100% / 50%
St. Augustine, FloridaSaint Augustine Alligator Farm50%
Tampa, FloridaZooTampa at Lowry Park50%
Tampa, FloridaThe Florida Aquarium50%
West Palm Beach, FloridaPalm Beach Zoo50%
GEORGIA
Atlanta, GeorgiaZoo Atlanta50%
IDAHO
Boise, IdahoZoo Boise 100% / 50%
Idaho Falls, IdahoIdaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park100% / 50%
ILLINOIS
Bloomington, IllinoisMiller Park Zoo100% / 50%
Chicago, IllinoisLincoln Park ZooFREE – 10% Food & Retail Discount
Decatur, IllinoisScovill Zoo50%
Peoria, IllinoisPeoria Zoo100% / 50%
Wheaton, IllinoisCosley Zoo100% / 50%
INDIANA
Evansville, IndianaMesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden100% / 50%
Fort Wayne, IndianaFort Wayne Children’s Zoo50%
South Bend, IndianaPotawatomi Zoo100% / 50%
IOWA
Des Moines, IowaBlank Park Zoo100% / 50%
Dubuque, IowaNational Mississippi River & Aquarium50%
KANSAS
Emporia, KansasDavid Traylor Zoo of EmporiaFREE – 25% Retail Discount
Garden City, KansasLee Richardson ZooFREE – 10% Food & Retail Discount; 50% off Train Rides
Hutchinson, KansasHutchinson ZooFREE – 20% Retail Discount
Manhattan, KansasSunset Zoo100% / 50%
Salina, KansasRolling Hills Zoo50%
Topeka, KansasTopeka Zoological Park100% / 50%
Wichita, KansasSedgwick County Zoo50%
KENTUCKY
Louisville, KentuckyLouisville Zoological Garden50%
LOUISIANA
Alexandria, LouisianaAlexandria Zoo100% / 50%
MARYLAND
Baltimore, MarylandThe Maryland Zoo in Baltimore50%
Salisbury, MarylandSalisbury ZooFREE – 25% Retail Discount
MASSACHUSETTS
Attleboro, MassachusettsCapron Park Zoo100% / 50%
Boston, MassachusettsFranklin Park Zoo (Zoo New England)50%
Boston, MassachusettsMuseum of Science100% / 50%
New Bedford, MasschusettsButtonwood Park Zoo100% / 50%
Stoneham, MassachusettsStone Zoo (Zoo New England)50%
MICHIGAN
Auburn Hills, MichiganSEA Life Michigan Aquarium50%
Battle Creek, MichiganBinder Park Zoo50%
Detroit, MichiganDetroit Zoological Society50%
Grand Rapids, MichiganJohn Ball Zoological Garden100% / 50%
Lansing, MichiganPotter Park Zoological Gardens100% / 50%
Saginaw, MichiganSaginaw Children’s Zoo100% / 50%
MINNESOTA
Apple Valley, MinnesotaMinnesota Zoo50%
Duluth, MinnesotaLake Superior Zoo50%
St. Paul, MinnesotaComo Park ZooFREE – 15% Retail Discount
MISSOURI
Eureka, MissouriEndangered Wolf Center50%
Kansas City, MissouriKansas City Zoo50%
Kansas City, MissouriSEA LIFE Aquarium50%
Saint Louis, MissouriSaint Louis ZooFREE – 50% Adventure Pass Discount
Springfield, MissouriDickerson Park Zoo100% / 50%
MONTANA
West Yellowstone, MontanaGrizzly & Wolf Discovery Center50%
NEBRASKA
Lincoln, NebraskaLincoln Children’s Zoo100% / 50%
Omaha, NebraskaOmaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium50%
Scottsbluff, NebraskaRiverside Discovery Center50%
NEW HAMPSHIRE
Holderness, New HampshireSquam Lakes Natural Science Center50%
NEW JERSEY
Cape May, New JerseyCape May County Park and ZooFREE – 10% Retail Discount
Paramus, New JerseyBergen County Zoo100% / 50%
West Orange, New JerseyTurtle Back Zoo50%
NEW MEXICO
Albuquerque, New MexicoABQ BioPark50%
Carlsbad, New MexicoLiving Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park100% / 50%
NEW YORK
Buffalo, New YorkBuffalo Zoo50%
Millbrook, New YorkTrevor Zoo100% / 50%
Niagara Falls, New YorkAquarium of Niagara50%
Rochester, New YorkSeneca Park Zoo50%
Staten Island, New YorkStaten Island Zoo100% / 50%
Syracuse, New YorkRosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park 50%
Utica, New YorkUtica Zoo100% / 50%
NORTH CAROLINA
Asheboro, North CarolinaNorth Carolina Zoological Park100% / 50%
Asheville, North CarolinaWestern North Carolina Nature Center100% / 50%
Atlantic Beach, North CarolinaNorth Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores50%
Durham, North CarolinaMuseum of Life and Science50%
Greensboro, North CarolinaGreensboro Science Center50%
Kure Beach, North CarolinaNorth Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher50%
Manteo, North CarolinaNorth Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island50%
NORTH DAKOTA
Bismarck, North DakotaDakota Zoo100% / 50%
Fargo, North DakotaRed River Zoo100% / 50%
Minot, North DakotaRoosevelt Park Zoo100% / 50%
Wahpeton, North DakotaChahinkapa Zoo100% / 50%
OHIO
Akron, OhioAkron Zoological Park50%
Cincinnati, OhioCincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden50%
Cleveland, OhioCleveland Metroparks Zoo50%
Columbus, OhioColumbus Zoo & Aquarium50%
Cumberland, OhioThe Wilds50%
Dayton, OhioBoonshoft Museum of Discovery100% / 50%
Port Clinton, OhioAfrican Safari Wildlife Park50%
Toledo, OhioThe Toledo Zoo50%
OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma City, OklahomaOklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden50%
Tulsa, OklahomaTulsa Zoo50%
OREGON
Portland, OregonOregon Zoo50%
Winston, OregonWildlife Safari50%
PENNSYLVANIA
Erie, PennsylvaniaErie Zoological Society100% / 50%
Hershey, PennsylvaniaZOOAMERICA North American Wildlife Park100% / 50%
Norristown, PennsylvaniaElmwood Park Zoo50%
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia Zoo50%
Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaNational Aviary50%
Schnecksville, PennsylvaniaLehigh Valley Zoo100% / 50%
RHODE ISLAND
Providence, Rhode IslandRoger Williams Park Zoo50%
SOUTH CAROLINA
Columbia, South CarolinaRiverbanks Zoo & Garden50%
Greenville, South CarolinaGreenville Zoo100% / 50%
SOUTH DAKOTA
Sioux Falls, South DakotaGreat Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum50%
Watertown, South DakotaBramble Park Zoo100% / 50%
TENNESSEE
Chattanooga, TennesseeChattanooga Zoo at Warner Park100% / 50%
Knoxville, TennesseeZoo Knoxville50%
Memphis, TennesseeThe Memphis Zoo50%
Nashville, TennesseeNashville Zoo50%
TEXAS
Abilene, TexasAbilene Zoological Gardens100% / 50%
Brownsville, TexasGladys Porter Zoo100% / 50%
Corpus Christi, TexasTexas State Aquarium50%
Dallas, TexasDallas Zoo50%
El Paso, TexasEl Paso Zoo50%
Houston, TexasHouston Zoo50%
Lufkin, TexasEllen Trout Zoo100% / 50%
San Antonio, TexasSan Antonio Zoo50%
Tyler, TexasCaldwell Zoo50%
Waco, TexasCameron Park Zoo100% / 50%
UTAH
Salt Lake City, UtahUtah’s Hogle Zoo50%
Salt Lake City, UtahTracy Aviary100% / 50%
VIRGINIA
Norfolk, VirginiaVirginia Zoo50%
WASHINGTON
Seattle, WashingtonWoodland Park Zoo50%
Tacoma, WashingtonPoint Defiance Zoo & Aquarium50%
WISCONSIN
Baraboo, WisconsinInternational Crane Foundation100% / 50%
Green Bay, WisconsinNEW Zoo100% / 50%
Madison, WisconsinHenry Vilas ZooFREE – 10% Food & Retail Discount
Milwaukee, WisconsinMilwaukee County Zoological Gardens100% / 50%
Racine, WisconsinRacine Zoological Gardens50%
WASHINGTON D.C.
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian National Zoological ParkFREE – 10% Retail Discount
CANADA
ALBERTA
Calgary, AlbertaCalgary Zoo 50%
ONTARIO
Toronto, OntarioToronto Zoo 50%
QUEBEC
Granby, QuebecGranby Zoo
50%
MEXICO
Leon – MexicoParque Zoologico de Leon 50%
SINGAPORE
Sentosa Island – SingaporeS.E.A. Aquarium 50%
Sentosa Island – SingaporeDolphin Island 50%

SPGFAN FINE PRINT:

We do everything we can to ensure all information provided is current and up-to-date, but details, rules, policies, conditions, schedules, prices, and participation can and do change regularly, and you should ALWAYS contact or consult with each individual attraction to ensure the latest accuracy of details pertinent to your family’s travel needs.

We always do our best, but we cannot be responsible for changes or updates issued by the locations themselves.

Thanks for understanding!

Travel safely!

And have fun!

THANKS!

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