Temporary Zoo Closing March 25 thru April 23

The Virginia Govenor has ordered all non-essential businesses closed beginning March 25, 2020.  After that we will be closed until the governor orders change (as of now possible opening date is April 23, 2020). The zoo owners(Mark & Christine) live on the zoo grounds to always provide 24/7 care to the animals. The animals will be receiving the same amazing care they receive every single day!


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Luray Zoo, A Rescue Zoo
1087 US Highway 211 West
Luray, VA 22835




Zoo Membership Benefits

  • Your Zoo Membership allows you FREE, unlimited regular admissions to Luray Zoo. When you're a  Zoo Member, you get in as many times as you wish to for one full year from the date of purchase.
  • Zoo Members also receive 10% discount on Gift Shop purchases. Can not be used for items on sale.
  • 20% discount off your guests' admission when they visit with you. What a great way to spend the day when friends or family visit!
  •  15% off outreach programs
  • Discount on Discovery Tours

Zoo Membership Fees

Adult Zoo Membership: $45/ Per Adult (Ages 13 and up)

Senior Zoo Membership: $40/ Per Senior (Ages 56 and up)

Children Zoo Membership: $27/Per Child (Ages 3 - 12)

**Prices and benefits subject to change without notice**


Once purchased all membership passes must be picked up at the Luray Zoo.  Please have your purchase or paypal receipt (paper or mobile) and Id at time of pickup.

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Zoo Membership FAQs

  • Is my Membership valid for one calendar year, or one year from the date of purchase?
    Memberships are valid for one year from the date of purchase. 

    Do Members receive a discount in the gift shop?
    Yes, you will receive a 10% discount on gift shop purchases. Can not be used for items on sale.

    When will I receive my Membership card?
    On your first visit to the zoo please bring your valid I.D. and a copy of your receipt to pick up your membership card at the gift shop counter. 

    Is my membership refundable or transferable?
    No Zoo Membership are nonrefundable and nontransferable. 

    Can anyone use my membership?
    No  Zoo Membership is only valid for the one named individual on the membership pass, photo ID is required each time you use your membership pass. Any guest with you that does not have a membership will be required to pay admission. 

    Can children tour the zoo alone without an adult?
    No all person ages 15 years or younger is required to have a parent and or guardian who is 16 years or older with them to tour the zoo. Any guest without a membership is required to pay admission.