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Hours and Prices

The Zoo is always free

Fall-Winter Hours

Aug. 21–Oct. 11, 2023
9 a.m.–5 p.m. daily*

*Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Zoo closes early for Sunset Safari

Oct. 12–Dec. 30, 2023
9 a.m.–4 p.m. daily, except holidays

Holiday Hours 2023
Nov. 23 (Thanksgiving Day) — 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) — 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Dec. 25 (Christmas Day) — Zoo closed
Dec. 31 (New Year's Eve) — 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

The Saint Louis Zoo's operating hours are subject to change.

Check back for winter 2024 hours.

Paid Attractions

The Zoo is always free. Paid attractions are included in the Adventure Pass.

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Adventure Pass

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Group Discounts

Learn about discounts for groups of guests

Group Discounts