Open every day of the year
Summer Hours (Mar 1 - Oct 31)
Admissions Open 9am to 5pm
Grounds close at 6pm
Ages 12-64: $17
Ages 65+: $14
Ages 3-11: $12
2 and Under: Free
2017 Free Days:
11/3, 11/6, 11/16
Create a lasting memorial tribute to a loved one — or celebrate an anniversary, birthday, graduation or wedding. With memorial and tribute gifts, you can create a living legacy enjoyed by millions of people each year at Denver Zoo while supporting our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.
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A commemorative garden is a wonderful way to give a gift in honor - or in memory—of a loved one. Garden adoptions are for 5 years or the life of the garden which may be shorter should the garden be removed.
A commemorative bench is a wonderful way to give a gift in honor - or in memory—of a loved one. Bench adoptions are for 10 years or the life of the bench which may be shorter should the bench need to be replaced or removed.
Dedicate a bleacher seat in honor - or in memory - of a loved one at our popular animal demonstration area in Toyota Elephant Passage. Bleacher adoptions are for 10 years or the life of the theater which may be shorter should the theater need to be rebuilt or relocated.
Denver Zoo’s Conservation Carousel features hand-carved wooden animals representing rare and endangered species from around the world. Adoption of a carousel animals are for 10 years or the life of the carousel animal which may be shorter should the animal or carousel need to be removed or rebuilt.
Denver Zoo’s main entry plaza features numerous African animal sculptures that entertain visitors as they prepare for their zoo adventure. Your adoption of one of these extraordinary sculptures is recognized by a stone plaque mounted at the base of the sculpture. Adoption of entry plaza sculptures are for the life of the sculpture.