Become a member

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Family Membership

A family membership at the New York State Zoo enables you and your family free access to the zoo, all year long. Your membership will be good for 365 days and will include two adults and up to six children (under 18).

Other benefits include:

  • -10% discount in cafe & gift shop
  • -20% discount on education programs
  • -Reduced event fees (up to 60%)
  • -Discounts on birthday parties and facility rentals
  • -4 FREE one-time-use child guest passes

FamilyPLUS Membership

A familyPLUS membership at the New York State Zoo enables you and your family free access to the zoo, all year long. Your membership will be good for 365 days and will include two adults and up to six children (under 18)- PLUS an additional guest for each visit.

Other benefits include:

  • -10% discount in cafe & gift shop
  • -20% discount on education programs
  • -Reduced event fees (up to 60%)
  • -Discounts on birthday parties and facility rentals
  • -4 FREE one-time-use child guest passes

Individual Membership

An Individual Membership is your key to full access to all that Watertown's Zoo has to offer - all year long.  A Membership grants free admission for you for one calendar year.

Other benefits include:

  • -10% discount in cafe & gift shop
  • -20% discount on education programs
  • -Reduced event fees (up to 60%)
  • -Discounts on birthday parties and facility rentals
  • -4 FREE one-time-use child guest passes

Grandparent Membership

The perfect membership for grandparents with lots of little ones. Bring your grandchildren (up to 6) to visit the zoo anytime for free - plus receive lots of additional benefits -

Other benefits include:

  • -10% discount in cafe & gift shop
  • -20% discount on education programs
  • -Reduced event fees (up to 60%)
  • -Discounts on birthday parties and facility rentals
  • -4 FREE one-time-use child guest passes