Atlanta Zoo Information of Exhibits

atlanta-zoo_entrance1Zoo admission is $15 for adults, $11 for senior citizens (55+), and $10 for children ages 3-11. Children under three and members are always free. There is no additional charge for the panda exhibit. The ticket windows close at 4:30 p.m. Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first serve basis each day. We have about 12 chairs. There is no charge for wheelchairs but a photo ID is required.

Parking at the zoo is limited. There are parking lots on both the Cherokee Avenue and Boulevard sides of Grant Park. We encourage our visitors to carpool or take MARTA whenever possible. MARTA buses 105, 97 and 31 all service Grant Park.

Zoo members receive free admission for a full year. Zoo members are admitted at 9 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. By arriving before 9:30 a.m. on weekends, members can get in line first for panda viewing. Members must get a panda viewing ticket at the Members Express booth. For information on zoo memberships click here. You can join the zoo on-line, or purchase your zoo membership at the entrance of the zoo. Members also get discounts on gift shop merchandise, a subscription to ZOOM magazine, invitations to Members Only Nights and discounts on programs at the zoo.

Zoo Atlanta is raising the money to fund the giant panda research project through an intense fundraising effort. SAVE A SPECIES: THE CAMPAIGN FOR GIANT PANDAS is the most ambitious single fundraising project Zoo Atlanta has ever undertaken. The campaign, which includes habitat construction, panda husbandry, and both local and China-based research programs, has received tremendous support from individuals, foundations, and corporations in Georgia.

United Parcel Service (UPS) airlifted the pandas from Beijing to Zoo Atlanta on Friday, November 5, 1999. Click on the UPS logo to go to the UPS Panda Express site. The pandas made their trip in a specially equipped and custom-painted Boeing 767 UPS cargo plane. In addition to the transport, the UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of the company, will donate $625,000 to the zoo over the next five years to help build and maintain the giant panda habitat.

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