NY Zoos and Aquarium

WCS Membership

Get these great benefits:

  • FREE admission all year to 5 WCS parks
  • FREE limited-edition wildlife T-shirt
  • Faster Park Entry
  • and much more...
  • Each Membership Level Enjoys
  • FREE admission all year to 5 WCS parks
  • FREE limited-edition wildlife T-shirt
  • Invitations to Members' Evenings at the Bronx Zoo
  • FREE updates on zoo activities and events in Members' News and Members' E-News
  • 10% discount at select gift shops at the Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, and Central Park Zoo
  • 10% discount at select restaurants at the Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, and Central Park Zoo
  • Discounts on Education programs and courses
  • Faster park entry — skip the ticket line

Select Your Membership Level

  • Family Premium $195

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    Admission for two adults, their children up to age 18, and a guest, plus unlimited access to 8 Bronx Zoo attractions and free parking for the duration of your visits to the Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium.
  • Dual Premium $125

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    Admission for two people plus unlimited access to 8 Bronx Zoo attractions and free parking for the duration of your visits to the Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium.
  • Family $155

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    Includes admission for two adults and their children up to age 18. Attractions and parking not included.
  • Individual $75

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    Includes admission for one adult. Attractions and parking not included.
  • Become a Conservation Member and Enjoy Additional Benefits

    • Mornings at the Zoo Events
    • Monthly Guided Bronx Zoo Tours
    • Save Wildlife Around the World
  • Supporter $295

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    All the benefits of Family Premium Membership plus Making Tracks for Wildlife water bottle and zoo tours and exclusive early morning events for the whole family.
  • Fellow $525

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    All the benefits of Conservation Supporter Membership plus free admission for 2 additional guests on every visit (for a total of 5) and weekend Preferred Parking in the Bronx Zoo's Fountain Circle.
  • Partner $800

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    All the benefits of Conservation Fellow Membership while providing even more support for our mission to save wildlife and wild places.
  • Patron $1500+

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    All the benefits of Conservation Partner Membership plus exclusive tours and events with curators, scientists, and program specialists.


WCS Members at all levels can join online and immediately show their confirmation email (via smartphone or printout), along with a photo ID, at the parking and admission gates to access their Member benefits.

All benefits included in your Membership are valid for one year from the last day of the month in which you purchased the Membership. Memberships may not be shared by more than one household, are not transferable, not refundable, and are valid only for the individuals (and their children up to age 18) named on the card. To be eligible for the senior discount, all named Members must be 65 or older. A photo ID is required for proof of age.

Parking is free for the duration of your visits, limited to one car per Membership per day and subject to availability. Free parking and Bronx Zoo attractions are not included in basic Individual or Family Membership.

New Members: Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your permanent Membership materials and T-shirt coupon. Conservation Supporter/Fellow/Patron Members will receive their Making Tracks for Conservation water bottle separately by mail.