To receive the best perks and benefits of Scovill Zoo, become a Friend of the Zoo! You’ll receive free zoo admission every day of the regular season, savings at other AZA zoos and aquariums across the U.S., subscription to the Critter Chatter newsletter, discounts on party packages, family camp-outs, gift shop merchandise and more! Scovill Zoo features more than 400 animals spanning six continents, including flamingos, cheetah, zebras, and Humbolt penguins! For more information or to purchase your FOZ membership, call 217/421-7435 today! Click here for a 2017 Friend of the Zoo membership form!
2017 FOZ Membership Fees
Individual Membership: $40.00/year
Grandparent Membership: $40.00/year
Family Membership: $80.00/year
- FREE zoo admission every day of the regular season
- FREE or reduced admission to 150+ zoos
- Discounts on Zootique Gift Shop merchandise and education classes
- Discount on birthday party packages
- Subscription to Critter Chatter zoo newsletter
- Invitation to our Members’ Only picnic
- Reduced rate for train and carousel rides
Members’ Ride Pass – $100
Families with zoo memberships are invited to try the Members Rides Pass! Those who visit frequently will find unlimited train and carousel rides a real convenience. For just $100, members can ride the train and carousel as may times as they wish, all year long.
NEW! ZooMu Pass
Where can you find wild animals, interactive exhibits, education, and fun in the same place? In Scovill Park! Purchase a ZooMu Pass and receive great benefits at Scovill Zoo and the Children’s Museum of Illinois. Purchase your pass by July 1 and get 4 limited edition ZooMu stadium cups! Cost is just $155 for one full year for BOTH facilities! Visit Scovill Zoo or the Children’s Museum of Illinois to purchase your pass today! View the ZooMu Pass flyer. For more information, call 421-7435.
Family ZooMu Pass
- Admission to the zoo and museum every day of the regular season
- Discounts on parties, camps, classes, train rides and carousel tickets
- Discounts at Giggles at the Museum and Scovill Zootique Gift Shop
- Subscription to zoo and museum newsletter
- 4 museum “Make Space” coupons
- 4 Z.O.&O Express Train tickets
- 4 sno-cones at the zoo
Note: ZooMu Pass includes all benefits and restrictions of Scovill Zoo FOZ family membership and Museum family membership, plus benefits listed above. Passes are not transferable and expire on date indicated on card. Please note: Scovill Zoo closes on October 30, 2017; CMI is open year-round.
$21 Zoo Fun Pack ($30 value)
Zoo Fun Packs make great gifts for your favorite animal lovers.
- 2 admission tickets
- 2 Endangered Species Carousel tickets
- 2 snow cone tickets
- 4 Z.O. & O. Express Train Tickets