The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden opens daily at 10am.
January 3 – March 11: 10am – 5pm March 12 – May 27: 10am – 5pm (early entry at 9am for members & ZAT ticket holders) May 28 – September 5: 10am – 6pm (early entry at 9am for members & ZAT ticket holders) September 6 – October 31: 10am – 5pm (early entry at 9am for members & ZAT ticket holders) November 1 – November 18: 10am – 5pm November 19– January 1 (PNC Festival of Lights 2016)*: 10am – 9pm; 10am – 10pm (Fridays and Saturdays)
*Festival of Lights closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Zoo is closed Christmas Day.
EARLY ENTRY: Members and Zoo Adventure Ticket (ZAT) ticket holders can enter the Zoo at 9am from March 12 – October 31.
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Because the park remains open during inclement weather, the Zoo offers no refunds or rainchecks. Because of the varying needs of the animals, some buildings or exhibits may close early.
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Members and Zoo Adventure Ticket (ZAT) ticket holders can enter the Zoo at 9am from March 12 – October 31 (one full hour before the Zoo opens to the public!).
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is located at 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45220.
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