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Gift Memberships

Give the gift that keeps giving for years to come!

A Detroit Zoological Society membership provides endless education and entertainment guaranteed to inspire — not to mention great perks such as advance ticket sales, exclusive discounts and of course complimentary admission all year round.

A gift membership includes:

  • Unlimited admission to the Detroit Zoo during daytime public hours
  • Free parking*during daytime public hours
  • Discounts on Zoo merchandise and education programs
  • Early ticket access for all public events
  • Free subscriptions to digital Habitat magazine and Zmail, our monthly email newsletter
  • Reciprocal discounts on admission to zoos and aquariums nationwide
  • Convenient, digital membership cards accessible from any device
  • NEW! Early-bird pricing on tickets to select public events
  • NEW! Zoo experience discounts on favorites such as mingles and dining adventures
  • NEW! Exclusive invitations to member appreciation nights and member-only events

The Detroit Zoological Society is working every day to Celebrate and Save Wildlife and Wild Places. Your gift membership purchase will support our mission is to protect the natural world, continue to be a leader in wildlife conservation and animal welfare and provide education that leads to wildlife appreciation and stewardship.

  • Gift memberships can be redeemed whenever you’re ready to start your year of Vitamin Z.
  • Prices range from $77 to $300.
  • Residents of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties receive $10 off all categories and can purchase up to four gift memberships at the discounted rate. Membership purchases cannot be refunded.

*Members are required to pay parking fees for all public events
Purchase A Gift Membership