Open Today: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Complete Hours

Welcome to the Milwaukee County Zoo! 

As one of the country’s finest zoological attractions, the Milwaukee County Zoo will educate, entertain and inspire you! Visit over 2,000 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles in specialized habitats spanning 200 wooded acres. Explore educational wildlife shows, fun attractions and enticing special events.

The Zoo is a place where everyone can laugh and learn — it’s a place to be amazed and inspired — a place where nature and wonder meet!

Cell phoneThe Milwaukee County Zoo has launched its official phone app! Our app will help you plan your visit, make the best use of your time and navigate through our 200-acre grounds. It's available at the Google Play store and on iTunes.

Construction updates SPECIAL NOTE: Bluemound Road is now open, both eastbound and westbound, from 95th to 97th street. Wisconsin Avenue, is now closed, eastbound and westbound, from 95th to 97th street, long-term.

Zoo Welcomes Two New African Lions

The Milwaukee County Zoo is excited to announce the addition of two African lions, Savannah and Amali, from the Seneca Park Zoo in Rochester, NY as part of a recommendation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Species Survival Plan®.


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Association of Zoos & Aquariums
Zoological Society of Milwaukee