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Non-Members MUST reserve tickets online ahead of time. Click the button below to get started.

 

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*****Important Update | Updated 3.30.2021*****

PLEASE NOTE, PER THE 3.30.21 ADDRESS PER MAYOR WINNECKE, MASKS ARE STILL REQUIRED INSIDE CITY OWNED FACILITIES. AS SUCH, OUR MASK REQUIREMENTS HAVE NOT CHANGED. We are open to the public, however, certain amenities are still unavailable such as Giraffe feedings and Paddle Boats, we anticipate reopening these attractions once it is safer to do so for our staff and guests. Please note, for your safety and others, masks are REQUIRED for indoor spaces only per government mandate. You are not required to wear a mask on the outdoor paths.

 

 

 

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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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ECV Rentals

$20 per day + tax

Available for rent on a first-come, first-serve basis. Due to the popularity of these rentals, we are unable to guarantee availability and these cannot be reserved in advance. Must be 18 years and older and must leave a valid driver’s license or ID. 400-pound weight limit.

 

 

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STOP! Non-members MUST reserve a ticket before visiting!Masks are still required in all indoor spaces per the 3.31.2021 address from Mayor Winnecke

Before you show up - Here's what you should know!

  1. PLEASE WEAR YOUR MASK WHILE YOU ENTER THE ZOO SO WE CAN VERIFY YOU HAVE IT!
  2. MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR INDOOR SPACES AND IN SPACES WHERE SOCIAL DISTANCING IS NOT POSSIBLE! Per Mayor Winnecke's 3.30.2021 address.
  3. Members and General public MUST reserve tickets!
  4. Members MUST register and Sign-In to reserve their tickets before 12p
  5. Tickets are Time Slotted to regulate capacity
  6. Rainforest Café seating is open weekly, 9:15a — 4:45p. Outdoor Seating Available.
  7. Certain amenities are unavailable - please click here for the most recent updates.

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