The Racine Zoo is open year round. Please note that admission/entrance gates close prior to the official Zoo closing time. 

May 23 - October 4, 2015

9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., last admission at 5:30 p.m.


October 5, 2015 - April 30, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., last admission at 4:00 p.m.



Half-price winter rates: October 5 through April 30, 2016

Member - FREE

Children 2 and younger - FREE

Adult $4.00
Senior (62 and older) $3.50
Child (15 and younger) $3.00


Is it too cold to see your favorite animal?  Click to view our guidelines to keep animals safe from cold winter temperatures.

PARKING IS FREE! Parking lots are located on the corner of Walton and North Wisconsin, and a small lot is adjacent to the main entrance of the Zoo.  Street parking is also available.

Racine County Residents

Racine County residents receive half off all regular admission rates with valid photo ID on Wednesdays, April 30 through October.

Racine County residents with valid photo ID receive FREE Zoo admission on the following days:

*Thanksgiving Day
*New Year's Day

**The Zoo is closed on Christmas Day 


In honor of serving, all Veterans receive FREE admission on Veterans Day.

The Racine Zoo honors the Purple Heart Pass.

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