When every dollar counts, a zoo membership pays for itself in just a few visits. Become a member and you’ll see how the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is the best family entertainment value around!
With your membership, you’ll enjoy unlimited zoo admission for a full year, savings on special ticketed events, birthday party packages, zoo camps, educational programs, and more.
All active zoo members, as well as those holding valid zoo guest passes, may make reservations online - just click here. Or you may call the Member Reservation Line at (315) 435-8511 x8589 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Free admission 362 days a year (closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day)
- Discounted admission to more than 150 other AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums nationwide
- Discounts on education programs and zoo camps
- Discounts on purchases at The Curious Cub Gift Shop
- Discounted prices for zoo birthday parties and most special events
- Free limited edition t-shirt (one per membership)
- Free admission to our annual Member Appreciation Event
- Subscription to our full color zoo publication, MyZoo Magazine (VIEW PAST ISSUES)
Basic Level Memberships (starting at $42)
- Individual $42: One named adult
- Dual $58: Choose one of the following at time of purchase: two named adults OR one named adult PLUS one guest
- Family $75: Two named adults and their children or grandchildren between the ages of 3-18
- Family +1 $90 BEST VALUE: Same as above PLUS one guest per visit
Friends Level Memberships (starting at $145)
- Patron $145: All the benefits of a family membership, plus
- 1 free guest per visit
- 2 single-use guest passes
- Friends level member exclusive gift
- Recognition in the annual report
- Invitation to exhibit previews
- VIP access at the Annual Member Appreciation Event
- Supporting $265: All the benefits of a patron membership plus
- 1 additional free guest per visit (2 guests total)
- Sustaining $375: All the benefits of a supporting membership plus
- Docent led tour of the zoo
Senior Level Memberships (For our members 62 and up)
- Senior Dual $48: Choose one of the following at the time of purchase: two named adults OR one named adult PLUS one guest (at least one named adult must be age 62 or older)
- Grandparent $65: Two named adults and children between the ages of 3-18 (At least one named adult must be age 62 or older)
Premier Circle of Friends (starting at $500)
Combine the best of a Rosamond Gifford Zoo membership with essential support to the zoo and its programs by joining Circle of Friends!
Circle of Friends members support the zoo and our animals while enjoying exclusive benefits, including all the privileges of membership plus VIP animal encounters, additional guests per visit and more. Click here to learn more.