Public Aquariums

Memphis Zoo and Aquarium

Memphis Zoo and Aquarium


2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN map



See their website at for directions


This aquarium is actually inside the zoo, but be sure to stop by and see both the fresh and salt water exhibits. It includes over 156 species of marine and freshwater organisms from all over the world.


Price includes admission to ALL permanent exhibits (including giant pandas)
Additional fees may apply for temporary exhibits

Current Prices:
Adults (Ages 12-59): $15
Children (Ages 2-11): $10
Seniors (Age 60+): $14

Parking: $5


March 1 - October 16 (Summer Hours)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

October 17 - February 29 (Winter Hours)
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Grounds close one hour after last admission.

*The Zoo is closed during the day on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Plan Your Trip:

For local residents, the Zoo offers free admission on Tuesday afternoons from 2:00pm to close (Photo ID with proof of age and TN residency required. $3.00 conservation fee to the CHINA exhibit and parking fees still apply). For non-residents, please note that the free days are often the busiest days at the zoo and aquarium. You may want to plan a different date for your visit to avoid the crowds.