Open daily from 10 am to 5 pm (except on major winter holidays)

All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you leave the Zoo, you may re-enter on the same day by showing your admission receipt at the ticket booth. Outside food or drinks are not allowed inside the Zoo.

Adults                   $14.95

Seniors (62+)        $12.95

Children (2-11)    $11.95

AAA Adult           $13.95

AAA Senior         $11.95

Military Adult*     $13.95

Military Senior*   $11.95

Military Child*     $10.95

*active duty and retired military personnel and their dependent family members with valid military ID


  • Children under 2
  • Virginia Zoo Members
  • Norfolk College Students with valid ID (including all TCC campuses)
  • Individual with ADA-Recognized Disability and One Companion

Norfolk’s PowerUp! Program

The Virginia Zoo will be accepting all Virginia state-wide Medicaid card holders for this program. This does not apply across other Norfolk institutions. Please verify with ticketing or admissions offices. See more information on the PowerUp! program here.