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Black bears, Smoky and Bubba

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• Online reservations are recommended for non-members.

• Tickets are released intermittently and may not be available more than two weeks in advance.

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General Admission Ticket Prices

Adult: $20.95
Senior (62+): $18.95
Child (ages 2-12): $13.95
Children under 2: Free
Members: Free
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Please note: A $1.50 Safety and Processing fee applies per ticket.

Retrieving your Ticket

Tickets purchased online are delivered to the email address provided (please allow up to one hour for receipt). Please note, your emailed receipt is not your ticket. You will need to download your barcoded tickets from your email and present them at the Admissions booth. 

EBT & WIC Cardholders

Please be ready to present your EBT or WIC card at the Admissions booth upon arrival.

General Zoo Admission Tickets:

Massachusetts EBT and WIC cardholders receive admission for $4 per person, for up to four people. Please use code LION when purchasing tickets to receive this admission price (on your computer, click the purple PROMO CODE box. On mobile phones, hit the Menu button to enter your code.) Please be ready to present your card at the Admissions booth upon arrival. Offer is only valid for Massachusetts residents through Dec. 31, 2022. Please note: A $1 transaction fee applies per ticket.

Military/Teacher/Reciprocal discounts

Please be ready to present the appropriate ID for each individual. Offer available at admissions gate for in-person rates only, not online tickets. 

All active military personnel and their dependents receive a 50 percent discount on general, daytime admission. Offer available at admissions gate only, not online tickets. Active military personnel also receive discounts on membership.

Teachers who are part of MTA, BTU, or AFT- MA chapter receive a 50 percent discount on general, daytime admission.

Reciprocal Memberships:
Members of many AZA accredited institutions receive a 50 percent discount on general, daytime admission. View reciprocity list.

Library Passes

Library passes may be used for general daytime admission only. They cannot be used for our evening ZooLights event.

If you have received a pass from your library that INCLUDES A CODE, follow these step-by-step directions to purchase your online tickets. If your pass does NOT include a code, your pass can be redeemed in person, and tickets can be purchased at the gate. You must already have the pass or code provided by the library before making your reservations.

Contact us for more information.

Group Rates

We offer admission discounts for groups of 10 or more non-members. Full Details

Terms and Conditions

A valid ticket is required for Zoo entrance for each visitor. Tickets are one-time-use only and valid for the date and time noted. Tickets purchased online are only valid at the location indicated at time of purchase. Tickets are non-refundable, have no cash value, cannot be used for private or after-hours events and cannot be combined with any other offers.

Contact Us:

Guests or members without online access can reserve a time slot by calling 617-989-2076.