Hours & Admissions
Mon-Sun: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Box Office closes at 4 p.m.
ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE
Visit your local Northeast Ohio Discount Drug Mart store to purchase regular summer admission tickets for $1 off gate prices at the Courtesy Counter.
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 9:30 a.m.
- The Zoo Box Office closes at 4 p.m.
- Buildings close 15 minutes prior to the grounds closing.
- 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.
- Discount Drug Mart. Tickets are for $1 off regular summer admission prices. Available at select locations. Visit your local Discount Drug Mart store for details.
Zoo Gift Certificates: