Buffalo Zoo

Save $1.00 on Gate admission

Discount is available at the Zoo gate with valid proof off AAA membership.

Members also save 5% at the Zoo Gift Shop

Save $5.00 on Membership

AAA Members save $5.00 on any level of Zoo membership.

Buffalo Zoo members receive a year ‘round pass to great animal adventures, enlightening educational programs and sensational special events. With a Buffalo Zoo membership you may visit the Zoo as often as you like - and your admission is absolutely FREE. Most importantly, you’ll be helping to preserve some of the world’s most precious inhabitants - our remarkable animal collection.

Pricing & AAA Discounts

AAA Members can purchase discounted tickets to the Buffalo Zoo:

Admission Branch Price
Gate Price Savings
Adult $9.75 $10.50 $0.75
Child (2–12 years) $7.00 $7.50 $0.50
Senior (65 years and up) $8.00 $8.50 $0.50

Throughout the year, the Buffalo Zoo offers guests fascinating animal exhibits, naturalistic wildlife habitats, beautiful garden areas and several unique areas in which to enjoy an environment that is full of fun, adventure and history.

All Buffalo Zoo members receive the following:

  • FREE year-round admission to the Zoo
  • FREE or reduced admission to over 100 other zoos and aquariums
  • FREE subscription to ZOOLOG, the Buffalo Zoo magazine
  • Two (2) FREE guest passes
  • One (1) FREE parking voucher
  • FREE membership window decal
  • A discount at the ZOOTIQUE gift shop on purchases of $10 or more
  • Birthday party privileges
  • Special MEMBERS ONLY events
  • . . . and MORE bonus benefits

Membership levels:

  • Individual—Covers only the person whose name appears on the card.
    $40 /year
  • Individual PLUS—Allows for one (1) additional guest per visit, plus five (5) FREE parking vouchers, five (5) FREE carousel rides, and five (5) FREE train rides.
    $55/year
  • Grandparents—Covers two (2) grandparents and up to five (5) grandchildren on each visit.
    $60/year
  • Grandparents PLUS—Allows you ONE additional guest per visit, plus five (5) FREE parking vouchers, five (5) FREE carousel rides, and five (5) FREE train rides.
    $70/year
  • Family—Covers two (2) adults and their children (up to 21 years of age) residing in the ousehold.
    $75/year
  • Family PLUSAllows for one (1) additional guest per visit, plus five (5) FREE parking vouchers, five (5) FREE carousel rides, and five (5) FREE train rides.
    $90/year

Operating Hours

The Buffalo Zoo is open daily rain or shine! However, we're closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day each year, and Mondays and Tuesdays during the months of January and February.

Gate Hours (park remains open 1 hour after gate closes):

    Contact

    Address: 
    300 Parkside Avenue
    Buffalo,
    NY
    14214
    Telephone: 
    (716) 837-3900