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Benefits & Levels

Did you know that a family membership pays for itself in just two visits? Here are more perks you’ll enjoy as a Zoo New England member: 

  • Free admission to Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo for one full year
  • Instant access: Your digital membership card is available at your fingertips when you download it to your smartphone. 
  • Free or reduced admission to 140+ other zoos nationwide
  • 10% off all Zoo New England food and gift shop purchases
  • Ten percent off birthday parties, corporate outings and event rentals at both Zoos
  • Discounts on education programs (offering hands-on activities and close-up animal encounters), private events, and adult classes at both Zoos
  • Discounts to ZooLights, Stone Zoo’s annual holiday light festival
  • Discounts to Boston Lights, Franklin Park Zoo's lantern experience
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit previews
  • Express entry on our busiest days 
  • Free subscription to our members' e-newsletter, Wild Words & Adventures, where you’ll be the first to hear about animal news, upcoming exhibits, classes and events!

For speedy processing, purchase online! You can use your email confirmation receipt as your membership card as soon as you receive it. Phone orders take longer to process. 

Membership Levels

Membership Levels

Individual Free admission to Franklin Park Zoo & Stone Zoo for one named adult cardholder $85
Dual Free admission for two adult named cardholders OR one named adult cardholder plus an accompanying guest $100
Family Free admission for two named adult cardholders, plus up to four children under 18 $125
Family Plus Same as Family, plus up to two accompanying guests (adult or child), who may enter with named member adults  $150
Friend Best Value! All of the Family Plus benefits, plus a third named adult cardholder $175
Curator All of the Friend-level benefits, plus eight transferable one-time passes, valid for general admission to either Zoo $250
Director All of the Curator-level benefits, plus a VIP reception with the Director of Zoo New England
Founder All of the Director-level benefits, plus a private behind-the-scenes tour $1,000
Become a Member Today!

• Individual, Dual, Family, Family Plus and Friend level membership payments are fully tax deductible, unless purchased through a third party. Please contact the Membership Department for specific tax information.

• Memberships are intended for one household under one address. Named members may not be substituted for guests. Children under the membership may not be substituted for adults.

• Additional guests included on memberships may be used once per visit, per day.

Please note: Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferrable. 





Membership Discounts

Save $30 off your membership:

  • Student & Teacher Discount fValid for members of The Massachusetts Teacher Association, American Federation of Teachers—MA Chapter, or Boston Teachers’ Union and college and university students. Must provide proof of MTA, AFT, BTU card or student ID. Download Application
  • Active Military Discount: Proof of service or military ID must be provided. Download Application
  • MA First Responders Discount: Valid ID as proof of employment must be provided. Download Application

Visited the Zoo recently?

You can apply your daytime general admission receipt toward the purchase of a membership within seven days! For more information, contact us. A copy of your receipt is required.

Discounts cannot be applied online.

Employer Match

Did you know you may be able to double or even triple your membership contribution at no cost to you? Many employers will match your current membership, which can double or even triple your contribution to the Zoos. Contact your Human Resources Department directly to find out if your employer has a matching gifts program. If they do, send the form along to Zoo New England!



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