Zoo Admission


We are excited you're looking to visit Great Plains Zoo. Every visit helps us to support hundreds of animals each day, provide educational programs, and work on conservation efforts that save animals from extinction!

(Delbridge Museum is closed until further notice.)

Hours of Operation: 9 am - 5 pm (last admission at 4 pm) | WILD WEDNESDAYS 9 am - 7 pm (last admission at 6 pm)

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General Admission
Member Friends & Family Tickets



All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Adults (Ages 13-59): $17.50 + Tax
  • Youth (Ages 2-12): $13.50 + Tax
  • Infant (Under age 2): Free
  • Seniors (Ages 60+), Military, or Student (with valid student ID): $16.50 + Tax

Save time AND money when you purchase online! Save $2 per ticket when you purchase your tickets online ahead of time!

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  • Carousel Tickets: $3/each
  • Ride Pass (6 Rides): $15

Zoo for All Tickets

The Great Plains Zoo is proud to offer the Zoo for All Program to help make the Zoo accessible for all families. All those who participate in programs including South Dakota’s SNAP, TANF, and WIC are eligible to receive a reduced regular Zoo admission rate.
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*Because the Zoo remains open year round, some animals may be off exhibit, and some exhibits may be closed due to weather. The Zoo and Museum are closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas Day.