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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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News & Upcoming Events

Breakfast With Santa

Tickets are now on sale for Breakfast With Santa on December 1st & 2nd. Space is limited! Click here to purchase tickets.



November BOGO

Buy one adult general admission, get one child general admission free during the month of November.  Not valid with any other offer.



Member Appreciation Event

FREE exclusive event for current members Sunday, November 18 from 2pm-5pm.  Join us for a special event that celebrates YOU, our valued members, with new behind-the-scenes tours, animal encounters and more!  Please note that the Zoo will be closing early at 2pm (last admission 1pm) for the exclusive Member Event.  Join or renew today!


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.





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