About The Zoo
Connecting people with the world around them happens naturally at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden. Your visit to Indiana’s first zoo offers a worldwide adventure as you encounter hundreds of animals representing species from around the globe.
Located on 45-scenic acres on Evansville’s northwest side, we welcome you to our unique zoo and think you’ll enjoy being completely immersed in natural beauty. From the South American rainforest of Amazonia to the Family Garden, Lake Victoria, and the rolling hills in between; Connecting people with the natural world is mission accomplished when you visit Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden.
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News & Upcoming Events
$5 Admission all month long! Please note that Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden will close at 2 pm 10/19-10/20 and 10/26-10/27 and at 1 pm on 10/21 & 10/28 to setup for Boo at the Zoo.
Valid on General Admission only, 10/1/18 – 10/31/18. Special event ticket is required for the Boo at the Zoo event. Click here to purchase BATZ tickets.
Boo at the Zoo Tickets on Sale Now
Visit the Zoo during the month of September and get a coupon for $1 off your BATZ tickets! Click here to purchase your tickets.
Special Event Volunteers Needed
Volunteering at a special event is an easy way to get involved as a Zoo volunteer! Great for groups and individuals, we currently have the following opportunities available for Boo at the Zoo:
ECV Scooters Available for Rent
ECV Scooters are now available for rent! These are available at the front gate on a first come first serve basis. Reservations are not accepted. Click here for pricing and additional information.