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Hours & Admission


The Akron Zoo is temporarily closed.

Your Akron Zoo is taking proactive measures to ensure the well-being of both people and animals while monitoring the situation surrounding COVID-19. The health and safety of our guests, staff, volunteers, animals and the community is our highest priority.

The closure of our facility follows in accordance with the joint White House and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) directive posted on March 16 calling for the closure of all outdoor venues. We will remain closed until further notice.

COVID-19 Updates

Summer Season

Zoo EntranceApril – October
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily*


  • Adults: $13.00
  • Senior Citizens (62 & older): $11.00
  • Children (ages 2-14): $10.00
  • Akron Zoo Members: FREE
  • Non-member parking: $3.00

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Field Trips
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All group tickets must be booked in advance. Day-of group rates are not available. Field trips are not available for Boo at the Zoo and Wild Lights. 

Picnic areas are available on a first-come basis. Learn more about reserving a picnic area.

Winter Season

November – March*
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily

General Admission

  • Per person: $8.00
  • Akron Zoo Members: FREE
  • Non-member parking: $3.00 

The zoo is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.