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A Buffalo Zoo membership: unlimited visits with unlimited memories. Visit as often as you like and your admission is absolutely free!

As an added benefit, take advantage of 50% off admission at a number of participating AZA zoos and aquariums. Click our BENEFITS tab to the left (or below on mobile) to see the full list of membership benefits.

Purchase your membership online and present your confirmation email at the gate for free admission. Your membership card(s) will be mailed to you when your application has been processed. (Allow up to two weeks for processing.) Need your membership materials immediately? Buy your membership at our admission gate, open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and it will become effective right away.

Please note: As to not spoil any presents or surprises, memberships identified as Christmas gifts, that are being mailed to the recipient will be held and mailed the week of December 9, 2019. Memberships that are held and mailed in December will expire no earlier than 12/31/2020. If you would like your holiday gift to be mailed as soon as possible, please let us know in the notes at check out and your gift will be sent within two weeks of your order.  If you would like the gift mailed to you, please select Me under “Mail to” and the membership will be sent to the billing address entered as you complete your purchase.

Levels

Click on the tabs below to choose a Membership level.

Family Plus

1 Year

$118

Covers two adults and their children (up to 21 years of age) in the same household. Allows you one free guest each visit. Includes ten ride tickets (train or carousel).

Package Prices:

1 Year: $118 2 Year: $231 3 Year: $344

Family

1 Year

$90

Covers two adults and their children (to 21 years of age) in the same household.

Package Prices:

1 Year: $90 2 Year: $175 3 Year: $260

Grandparents Plus

1 Year

$98

Covers two grandparents and up to five grandchildren (to 21 years of age) on each visit. Allows you one free guest each visit. Includes ten ride tickets (train or carousel).

Package Prices:

1 Year: $98 2 Year: $191 3 Year: $284

Grandparents

1 Year

$70

Covers two grandparents and up to five grandchildren (up to 21 years of age) on each visit.

Package Prices:

1 Year: $70 2 Year: $135 3 Year: $200

Individual Plus

1 Year

$73

Covers the person whose name appears on the card. Allows you one free guest each visit. Includes ten ride tickets (train or carousel).

Package Prices:

1 Year: $73 2 Year: $141 3 Year: $209

Individual

1 Year

$45

Covers only the person whose name appears on the card.

Package Prices:

1 Year: $45 2 Year: $85 3 Year: $125

Supporting

1 Year

$160

Covers two adults and their children (to 21 years of age) residing in the household. Allows you two free guests each visit. Includes ten ride tickets (train or carousel) and a Zoo tote bag.

Package Prices:

1 Year: $160 2 Year: $315 3 Year: $470


Please allow 2 - 3 weeks to process your membership.

Save BIG by joining for more than one year.


Membership levels comparison at a glance. Choose membership level above to purchase.

LEVEL

1 YEAR

2 YEAR

3 YEAR

Individual $45 $85 $125
Individual Plus $73 $141 $209
Grandparents $70 $135 $200
Grandparents Plus $98 $191 $284
Family $90 $175 $260
Family Plus $118 $231 $344
Supporting $160 $315 $470
Sponsor $250 $495 $740

Benefits

BY BECOMING A BUFFALO ZOO MEMBER, YOU’LL RECEIVE A YEAR ‘ROUND PASS TO GREAT ANIMAL ADVENTURES, ENLIGHTENING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, AND SENSATIONAL SPECIAL EVENTS. A BUFFALO ZOO MEMBERSHIP ALSO ALLOWS DISCOUNTED ACCESS TO ZOOS THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA. TO VIEW THE MANY INSTITUTIONS THAT PARTICIPATE IN THE RECIPROCITY DISCOUNT PROGRAM, CLICK HERE: Reciprocity List

Membership Benefits

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Membership Bonus Package

Benefits may be obtained by showing your valid Buffalo Zoo membership card. Please note that these offers cannot be combined with other offers.

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Reciprocal List

A Buffalo Zoo membership allows discounted access to zoos and aquariums throughout North America. Click on the list below to see the zoos and aquariums that offer you reduced admission when you present your valid Buffalo Zoo membership card. Most institutions participating in the reciprocity program will require membership verification and secondary I.D. However, membership databases are not linked so contact the zoo or aquarium of your destination to confirm their policies. Click the link below to check the AZA's current list of participating institutions. AZA Reciprocity List If you have any questions about membership, e-mail us at zoomem@buffalozoo.org or call us at (716) 995-6131. Office hours are Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 p.m. In addition to the AZA reciprocity list, the Buffalo Zoo has reciprocity agreements with the institutions listed below. The discount is 50% off unless otherwise noted.

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