The Buffalo Zoo

The Buffalo Zoo

Celebrating more than 140 years

Save $1 off admission with proof of valid AAA membership card and 5% at the Zoo Gift shop

Established in 1875, The Buffalo Zoo is the 3rd-oldest zoo in the nation. The Buffalo Zoo promotes wildlife conservation through up-close animal encounters, engaging educational experiences, and participation in regional and international programs for endangered species.

AAA members can save $1 off admission with proof of valid AAA membership card. But that is not all, with our valid AAA membership card, AAA members can save 5% at the Zoo Gift shop.

Looking to join the Buffalo Zoo family, with your AAA membership card, you can save $5 of membership fee.

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Valid AAA Membership card required at time of purchase for discount to be applied. The Zoo is open year round rain or shine. Please check calendar for early closings. NOTE: Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.Special circumstances including construction, births, feeding and veterinary procedures may require that specific animals be removed from public viewing to ensure their best possible care. There are no refunds due to animal availability or weather. Parking is $4.00 for cars. A token must be purchased at the main entrance to exit the parking lot. The automated gates will only accept tokens.