9 am - 5 pm
(last admission at 4 pm)
General Admission Online Ticket Purchase:
Member Friends and Family Ticket Purchase:
Purchase Friends and Family Tickets
*All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult
Adults (Ages 13-59) $15.50 + Tax
Youth (Ages 2-12) $11.50 + Tax
Infant (Under age 2) Free
Seniors (Ages 60+)/Military/Student (with valid student ID) $14.50 + Tax
Individual Ride Tickets (Train & Carrousel) $3.00/each
Ride Pass (6 Rides) $15.00
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.
*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.
Love this zoo! Great place to get a walk in and the animals are everywhere! The museum/indoor part is very educational too. Has a lot of shade for when it's hot out. Very clean. Friendly staff.Taylor F.
We love to visit the zoo. They have great outdoor exhibits and lots to do inside as well. Great for kids and adults.Robin A.
Lots of great exhibits and animals to see! Fun gift shop and learning center.Stephanie N.
The museum gives you a break from the sun on hot summer days and has a great selection of animal exhibits from around the world. The zoo keeps growing and adding new animal habitats or improving existing ones. Membership offers reciprocal benefits to other zoos around the country.Bill T.