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The Zoo is open daily 10:00-5:00

Admission Gates close at 4:30.

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day.


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

Our Mission

Create connections that inspire an appreciation for and encourage actions to conserve the natural world.

Peoria Zoo is owned and operated by the Peoria Park District

Gold Medal Winner

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Peoria Zoo has been an accredited member of AZA since 1981

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The Peoria Zoological Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting and realizing the vision for the new Peoria Zoo.

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Peoria Zoo

Peoria Zoo