The Texas Zoo
The Texas Zoo

Our Mission


The Texas Zoo connects people with wildlife from Texas and the rest of the world; inspires caring for nature; and advances conservation through education, recreation, science and action.

 

"Banner photos courtesy of Pro Media Images/© WT Sandlin". 

 

 

 

 

 

Guest Services


The Texas Zoo offers several different services for our guests.

  • Concessions

  • Stroller Rentals

  • Wheel Chair Rental

  • Easy Access Parking

  • Contact Yard 

  • Feeder Boxes for Petting Zoo, Aviary, and Fish

  • Gift Shop: Accepts Most Major Credit Cards

  • Available Space for Parties or Events

  • Educational Facility and Programs/Tours

  • Friendly Staff and Volunteers

Our Admission


Hours of Operation

Open Daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Last guest admission at 4:30pm

Closed:

  • Thanksgiving

  • Christmas Eve Day

  • Christmas Day

  • New Year's Day

Admission Pricing

Seniors 55 and above - $5.50

Adults 13 and above - $7.00

Children 12 and under - $6.00

Active/Retired Military (with ID) - $6.00

Toddlers 2 and under - Free

Annual Pass Holders are Free

 

News


Zoo-ology: Open Mind to Hairy Frogs, Hagfish

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Zoo-ology: No blood , no bones-no problem

 

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Zoo-ology: Small burrowing owls attract big fascination

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Zoo-ology: Dragonflies hunt mosquitoes

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Zoo-ology: What's in a name?

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Zoo-ology: Get a grip!(prehensility)

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Zoo-ology: White-nosed Coati    

 

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Zoo-ology: Preen and Clean

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Zoo-ology: Togetherness (Symbiosis)

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Zoo-ology: Hands Off Baby Birds

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New Zoo Reptile Show Entertains, Educates

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ZOO-ology column: Join 112th annual Audubon Christmas bird count

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ZOO-ology column: The Night Shift

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ZOO-ology column: Visitors pounce on opportunity to see lions

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Zoo-ology column: Some animals master cryptic coloration

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ZOO-ology column: Mimicry models of the natural world

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Zoo-ology column: Diving bell spiders and honeypot ants

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Zoo-ology column: Talking Tails

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Texas Zoo plans to say goodbye to alligators

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Gators Grab Spotlight at Texas Zoo

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ZOO-ology: Monarch day camp scheduled for kids

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Ocelots Return Home to Texas Zoo

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Texas Zoo Junior Volunteers Complete First Day on the Job

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Zoo-ology: Gray foxes like to climb trees

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Zoo-ology: Happy Birthday U.S.A.: Remembering Thomas, Martha

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Zoo-ology: Give a hoot for great horned owl

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