General Info


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.


Peoria Zoo is owned and operated by the Peoria Park District

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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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Adult (13 and over) : $9.50
Child (2 - 12) : $6.50
Child (1 and under) : Free
Senior (65+) : $8.50
Active Military: $8.50

Our Mission

Create connections that inspire an appreciation for the natural world.

The Power of Play

The Power of Play campaign is a collaboration between the Peoria Zoological Society, Junior League of Peoria, and Peoria Park District creating a day-long destination for families, school groups, and tourists in the heart of our city.

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