Hours and Rates

Holiday Closings
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is open every day except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Inclement weather may cause an unannounced closing for the safety of our guests and our animals.

Hours of Operation

January 2 - March 14: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
March 15 - October 14: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
October 15 - December 31: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Nashville Zoo will close early on the following dates:
Thursday, Sept. 5 2014 - closing at 2 p.m. for Sunset Safari

Price of Admission

Category Admission Rates
Adults and Teens $15
Seniors (65+) $13
Children (2 - 12) $10
Children Under 2 Free
Nashville Zoo Members Free
Parking $5 per vehicle (Members park free)

Nashville Zoo offers $1 off admission for military personnel and everyone in their party when they present their military ID.

Group rates and advanced tickets are available. If you are a school group, click here to schedule your school group visit.

Coupon Deals

Stroller and Wheelchair Rentals

We will ask to hold a photo ID for collateral.

Rental Type Rates
Single Strollers $8
Double Strollers $10
Manual Wheelchairs $8
Electric Wheelchairs $25

Extra Attractions

Tokens can be purchased for $1 each at our Guest Services Information Hut and at each attraction location.

Activity Cost
Wilderness Express Train Ride 2 tokens per rider
Wild Animal Carousel 2 tokens per ride
Lorikeet feeding at Lorikeet Landing 2 tokens per nectar cup

Prices subject to change without notice.

Accepted Forms of Payment:

Cash, Check (businesses and school groups only), Credit Card (Discover, Mastercard, Visa)