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Member Mondays

June 5, 12, 19 and 26

The Zoo opens one hour early, at 9 a.m., every Monday in June – just for Zoo members and their guests. It's one way to say thank you for being a Zoo member.

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Additional Member Mondays perks:

  • Snacks and water will be provided as you enter the Zoo.
  • Zoo members may purchase up to six discounted guest tickets at the ticket booth or Member Services.
  • Show your member ID and save 10% on all food and merchandise.
elephant splashing Free train and carousel rides are available all day on Member Mondays for Zoo members.
giraffe herd at the African Savanna The Giraffe Feeding Experience will open at 9 a.m. during Member Mondays. Members pay $5 with a valid member ID. Zoo member guests pay $6 for the experience. Head to the African Savanna to get closer to these animals and more.
Child on frog at Safari Splash Safari Splash will open at 9 a.m. during Member Mondays. Members pay $4 for admission with a valid member ID. Zoo member guests pay $5 for entry to Safari Splash.
Join us for “Wild Encounters” keeper chats all day! Check out the schedule below!

Member Monday keeper chat schedule 

Time Location Animal
9 a.m. Gorilla World of Primates
9:30 a.m. Elephant Elephant Springs
Giraffe African Savanna
10:30 a.m. Bonobo World of Primates
 11 a.m.

Saltwater crocodile

Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
Giraffe African Savanna
11:30 a.m. Asian elephant Elephant Springs
Lesser flamingo Lesser Flamingos across from MOLA
12:30 p.m. Aldabra tortoise Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
 1 p.m. North American river otter, American alligator and alligator snapping turtle Pineywoods & Swamps, Texas Wild!
 1:30 p.m. Asian Rhino Elephant Springs
Raptors Raptor Mew, Texas Wild!
 2 p.m. Black bear Pineywoods & Swamps, Texas Wild!
Saltwater crocodile and gharial Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
 2:30 p.m. Mountain lion, jaguar and coyote Mountains and Desert, Texas Wild!
Hippo  African Savanna
3 p.m. Pink-backed pelican African Savanna
Penguin Penguins
 3:30 p.m. Asian elephant Elephant Springs
Western lowland gorilla  World of Primates