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Skip the lines and enjoy a discount by purchasing tickets online. Online tickets are valid up to one year from the date of purchase. Review our Online Ticketing FAQ.

Purchase at the front gate
All prices include 5% City of Tacoma admission tax.
Front gate prices are listed below.

Plan your visit

*Note: Strollers are not allowed inside the Aquariums.

All animal exhibits are open today, with the exception of sea birds, sea otters, and harbor seals. Construction continues on the Rocky Shores exhibit (opening spring 2017) and Pacific Seas Aquarium (opening summer 2018).

NOTE: The Zoo's Plaza Cafe will have limited options during renovation. The cafe will resume normal operation on April 27.

General (DAYTIME) admission
 Adults (ages 13-64) $17.95
 Seniors (ages 65+) $16.95
 Youths (ages 5-12) $13.95
 Tots (3 & 4) $9.95
 Children ages 2 and under FREE

Pierce County Residents* and military
 Adults (ages 13-64) $15.95
 Seniors (ages 65+) $14.95
 Youths (ages 5-12) $11.95
 Tots (3 & 4) $7.95
 Children ages 2 and under FREE

*Pierce County residents support the Zoo through local sales taxes. To receive the discount, please bring ID or a piece of mail showing your Tacoma residence.

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