Membership

Members are the heart of the zoo!

Membership Levels

Individual & Individual + 1

  • Individual: One adult named on the card
  • Individual + 1: Bring a guest with you when you visit or name another adult

Family

  • One or two adults named on the card residing at the same address and their children under age 18

Grandparent

  • One or two adults named on the card residing at the same address and their grandchildren under age 18

Conservationist

Good for up to two named adults in the same household and all of their children or grandchildren under the ages of 18 plus two additional guests

Additional + 1

  • Members may bring one additional guest to each zoo visit

Student Membership

  • $20/semester (5 months, August-December or January-May)
  • Add on the entire year for only $30 more!
  • Required a valid student ID – can only be purchased at the Zoo!

Member Benefits


Free regular admission year-round during regular hours and select special events.

Reduced admission at over 150 Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) partnering facilities across the nation.

Use your membership immediately. Haven’t received your membership card in the mail? No problem! Just show your photo ID or order receipt at admissions.

Free or reduced admission to over 250 Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) facilities around the world.

50% off admission to the Duluth Children’s Museum & Great Lakes Aquarium.

10% off purchases in the Tiger’s Paw Gift Shop and Safari Café.

Free exhibit acknowledgement for ADOPT purchases at any level.

Partner Zoos & Aquariums

Science Centers & Museums

Have a question about membership?

Send a message directly to our Membership Coordinator!

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