Admission Tickets - WINTER Timed Entry

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Wednesday November 3

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9:00 AM  –  9:30 AM

We look forward to seeing you at the zoo again! We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we serve our community while protecting the health of our animals and guests! 

Visiting the Zoo? Please take note:

  1. In the interest of safety for all, entry will be limited and time blocked.
  2. Traffic through the zoo will be ONE WAY to minimize contact.
  3. Please follow signage placed throughout the zoo.
  4. For your safety and ours, Masks will be REQUIRED in indoor spaces and where social distancing is not possible for all persons 8+.


Buying tickets? Please take note:

  1. The number of tickets are limited for each entry time block, and for each online purchase.
  2. PLEASE PLAN TO BUY YOUR TICKETS EARLY - WE WLL SELL OUT of tickets for many time slots during peak times. If you do not see a time available on the online form, then it is sold out.
  3. Members are not required to reserve online tickets, and can visit the zoo every day between 9AM and 4PM. If you purchase or renew your membership online, you can enter the zoo the same day with a photo ID. 
  4. Tickets purchased will be emailed to your email address.
  5. Your ticket is valid for entry ONLY during the half hour AT or AFTER your designated entry time!  For example, if you purchase a ticket for entry at 2:00, you can only enter between 2 and 2:30.  
  6. As you approach the front entry gate, please have your e-ticket ready in hand or on your cell phone for a gate attendant to scan. If presenting a new membership for entry, give your name at the front gate and present your receipt/photo ID. If you have gifted paper complimentary tickets, present them at the front gate without an online reservation.  


The following ticket limits apply to online transactions:

Nonmember Total Ticket Limit - 10

If you would like to make a group reservation and get the group rate for more than 15 people, please complete the group reservation online form on our website to begin the reservation: 

For assistance during business hours, call 812-435-6143.

Thank you for supporting your zoo!   We look forward to seeing you again!

The Mesker Park Zoo Team