Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

The Zoo is open on the following holidays:

Mother's Day
Memorial Day
Father's Day
Fourth of July 
Labor Day
Columbus Day

Please always check here and our Facebook page for up-to-date information regarding our hours of operation.

Admission prices*


Adult: $10.00

Military & Senior: $7

Children (Ages 1 - 12): $5

Children (Under Age 1): Free 

* Please note: admission prices vary depending on the season. 


*Please note that The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center is an independent non-profit located inside of a city  park. The City of Springfield charges a daily parking fee of $3 per in-state and $5 per out-of-state passenger car CASH ONLY. All buses and larger vehicles are charged $15 per vehicle. Please note that these prices are subject to change as The City of Springfield decides the parking admission prices.