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.
*Offer valid on regular Zoo admission only. Cannot be combined with any other discounts. Not valid on events or education programs.
Adults (12+) $17.95
Seniors (62+) $15.95
Children (2-11) $14.95
Military, First Responder and AAA Members* $2 off admission
Norfolk residents* $2 off admission
All College and University Students** $10 admission
• Children under 2
• Virginia Zoo Members
• Individual with ADA-Recognized Disability and One Companion
The Virginia Zoo will be offering $5 admission to 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.
*Active duty military, retired military, veterans, first responder personnel, and Norfolk residents and their dependent family members must present a valid government-issued ID.
**College and university students must present a valid institution-issued student ID.