Memphis Zoo

2000 Prentiss Pl.
Memphis, TN 38112
Fax: 901-333-6502

At the Memphis Zoo, get nose-to-nose with polar bears and splashed by sea lions in Northwest Passage. Visit giant pandas "Ya Ya" and "Le Le" in CHINA, a breathtaking Asian-inspired exhibit. Take in the sights and sounds of Yellowstone National Park at the new exhibit Teton Trek, featuring grizzly bears, elk, timber wolves and trumpeter swans. The Memphis Zoo is an interactive and fun experience for the whole family. Over 3500 animal inhabitants reside in 19 exhibits.

Viewing all the exhibits requires a walk of about 2 miles, and visitors should allow three to five hours to see the entire property. Guided tram tours are available for a small fee. The zoo is host to several annual events such as Zoo Boo with its haunted forest, Zoo Lights with over 1 million holiday lights and Zoo Brew.

 

CITY AREA

Midtown

FACILITY AMENITIES

Gift Shop, Guide Available, Motorcoach Parking, Reservations Accepted, Restaurant, Tours, Wheelchair Accessible

GENERAL INFORMATION

Admission/Rates: Adults $15; seniors $14; ages 2-11 $10.
Hours of Operation: March - October: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; November - February: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

GROUP AMENITIES

Group Rates Available
Minimum Group Size: 20

CHINA EXHIBIT AREA

Banquet Capacity: 500
Reception Capacity: 500

TETON TREK

Banquet Capacity: 300
Reception Capacity: 1000

ZOO COURTYARD

Banquet Capacity: 200
Reception Capacity: 3000

NORTHWEST PASSAGE

Banquet Capacity: 200
Reception Capacity: 1000

CAT HOUSE CAFE

Banquet Capacity: 200
Reception Capacity: 500

EXPO BUILDING (FARM)

Banquet Capacity: 100
Reception Capacity: 175
  • Memphis Zoo - Polar Bear. Photo by Ramona Rogers.
  • African Lion - Photo by Tiffany Langston
  • Orangutan - Photo by Tiffany Langston
  • Hippo - Photo by Tiffany Langston
  • African Elephant - Photo by Tiffany Langston
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