Welcome to the Louisville Zoo
Zoo Hours - Open Daily Year Round
Now through September 28
Open daily 10 a.m. ─ 5 p.m.
(stay until 6 p.m.)
September 29, 2014 ─ mid-March, 2015
The Zoo is open daily 10 a.m. ─ 4 p.m.
(stay until 5 p.m.)
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Fall is here!
There's Still Time to Play!
Play on the Ropes Course, ride the train, get some yummy treats or fun gifts and visit your favorite animals, of course.
- The Louisville Zoo is celebrating the birth of a male pygmy hippo born on August 28, 2014. Help us name the baby by clicking here.
- Visit the three new gorillas and learn what's new at the Zoo!
- Zoo celebrates 1,000 Black-footed ferret kit born. Click here for more information.
Exhibits & Animals
Click here for a list of our exhibits and animals collection.
The Zoo recommends the following resource for online maps and driving directions: Yahoo! Maps.
Out of Towners
The Louisville Zoo is the state zoo of Kentucky and a 501(c)(3)
not-for-profit organization. Our collections, which include
botanical gardens, are accredited by the
American Alliance of Museums
(AAM) and by the
Association of Zoos and Aquariums
(AZA), which is building North America’s largest wildlife
conservation movement by engaging and inspiring over 175 million
visitors and their communities to care about and take action to help
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