Hours & Admissions
|Senior ticket courtesy of MetroHealth (62 and older)...$12.25
Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. (through September 7)
Box Office closes at 4 p.m.
Click here to save $1 off admission by purchasing in advance online.
Purchase discount advance Zoo admission tickets at the customer service counter at Northeast Ohio Giant Eagle locations and save $2.25 per ticket off the box office price. Buy adult tickets for only $11 and junior (ages 2-11) tickets for only $7. Click here to find the closest Giant Eagle to you.
Upgrade your trip with the following experiences:
Cleveland Public Power Total Experience Pass (includes unlimited Train rides, Carousel rides and Lorikeet Feeding): $5.75 ($5.25 for Cleveland Zoo Society members)
Carousel Ride: $3 per ride ($2.50 for Cleveland Zoo Society members)
Camel Ride: $5 for ride and $5 for photo
Train Ride: $2 per
Giraffe Feeding: $2 per leaf
Nectar for Lorikeet feeding: $2.00 per cup
Zoo & RainForest Hours
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo & The RainForest are open all year except January 1 and December 25.
- Daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- The main gate opens at 10 a.m.
- The Zoo Box Office closes at 4 p.m.
- Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, the Zoo and The RainForest remain open until 7 p.m. and Zoo Box Office closes at 6 p.m.
Zoo & RainForest Admission
Twenty-five cents from each admission helps support Zoo conservation programs.
On Mondays, the Zoo (not including The RainForest) is FREE for residents of Cuyahoga County and Hinckley Township. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, if Monday is an observed holiday, free Zoo admission does not apply. If you qualify for free Zoo-only admission on Mondays, tickets for The RainForest may be purchased at the following rates: Adults (12 and older) are $5.25, Children (2-11) are $3.25, and children under 2 are free.
*To confirm your residency, bring your driver's license or state I.D. or a current utility bill with your Cuyahoga Cty. or Hinckley Twp. address along with a photo ID.
The following discounted admission is also available:
Great Deals - Coupons & Discounts
Good Any Day tickets:
- AAA (must purchase at AAA office). Tickets are for $1 off regular summer admission prices. Phone 216-606-6225 or 800-711-5370. Visit AAA.com to purchase discount tickets.
Zoo Gift Certificates: