The Peoria Zoo offers an enriching and unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages, set in the heart of Peoria, Illinois. Peoria Zoo is over 14 acres in size and home to over 100 species from around the globe; from giraffes and rhinoceros to spider monkeys and lions, the Zoo is the wildest place in town! Our landscaped exhibits mimic natural habitats, promoting conservation and awareness. Seasonal interactive programs, like animal encounters and keeper talks, engage and inspire, making it a perfect destination for families, school groups, and those seeking a will adventure! Visit the Peoria Zoo for a day of fun, discovery, and a deeper connection to wildlife! Tickets can be purchased in advance online but can also be purchased at the door.

Open Daily 10am-5pm*

*Last admission is at 4:30pm. 

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


Adult (13 and over) : $12.50
Child (2 - 12) $9.00
Child (1 and Under) : FREE
Senior (65+) :  $11.50
Active Military : $11.50

Peoria Zoo

Peoria Zoo