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The Zoo is open and ready to welcome you to a day of fun and adventure!

We have good news about the benefits of buying a Zoo Membership online! Until your card arrives, you can use your email receipt and a picture ID to enter the Zoo as a member.

ATTENTION, North Carolina Zoo Society Members. Please go to the Members-only Express Entry ticket booth for quick and easy access to the Zoo. When you approach the Zoo from the parking lots, these booths are on the far left. To enter the Zoo as a member, you must present a Picture Identification Card with your North Carolina Zoo Society membership card.

ATTENTION, guests visiting as members of partner or reciprocating institutions. Before you visit, review the Zoo Society's current list of reciprocating partners. Our list differs slightly from the reciprocal list maintained by AZA because some institutions modify the discounts available to people who belong to nearby zoos or aquariums. The list that AZA maintains does not acknowledge these exceptions, but our list does. If an institution grants our members free admission, we admit their members without charge. If an institution offers our members a 50 percent discount, we respond in kind. Our website's reciprocal list reflects the specific relationships we maintain with partnering institutions. If you are a member of a reciprocating AZA institution, please refer to our webpage to verify the relationship we maintain with your zoo or aquarium.

If you are a Corporate Member of the Zoo Society, you can use your Corporate Membership Card or your Corporate Membership Tickets to enter the Zoo free, too.

Click here to find instructions for using your VIP Corporate Membership Card or your Corporate Tickets to gain free admission to the Zoo.

 

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Need to call the Zoo Society? Our phone number is 336-879-7250 (Office hours are 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday)