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Become a Zoo Member
and receive FREE admission to the zoo all year long.

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Donate to the Zoo
Help make the zoo's new entry complex come to life.

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Donate to the Zoo
Become an honorary monkey's uncle or a llama's mama.

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Our Mission:

Create connections that inspire an appreciation for the natural world.

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The Power of Play

The Peoria PlayHouse and Peoria Zoo


Please help us raise $8 million to bring to life this daylong destination for learning through play. Your tax-deductible donation stays local, building a better future for our kids and our community.

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Peoria Zoo is located at
2218 N. Prospect Rd. Peoria, IL 61603
Phone: 309-686-3365

The Zoo is
open daily

last admission
at 4:30

We begin transferring animals to evening (off-exhibit) holding at 4:30 each night.

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