Walk-up tickets are not available. Please purchase your ticket online prior to arrival. Masks recommended, but no longer required.
The Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo serves children, ages birth to nine, and their caregivers.
All visitors must purchase their tickets and make their reservations online prior to their visit. Click here to: purchase advanced tickets.
As of February 28, 2023, masks are recommended but no longer required.
We have some of our birds behind the scenes in response to recent outbreaks of bird flu. Learn More Fortunately, as of November 22, daily flamingo feedings have resumed. Feeding times: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Tickets are $10 for each person over 12 months of age. To buy a ticket, you first have to create an Enjoy Online Account. (Please don't come if your child is sick.)
Purchase a Ticket
Our ticketing software can be difficult to navigate. We are aware of the inconvenience and are working to improve your experience.
Members receive free admission plus other benefits for an entire year. Members must make reservations for all visits to enter the museum by purchasing $0.00 tickets online AFTER they have purchased their membership.
Become a Member
This program is eligible to low-income families or families with members who have disabilities. Tickets may only be purchased for those living in the same household at the same address.
Apply for Reduced Tickets
If you are a member at another ACM (Association of Children’s Museums) museum with reciprocal benefits you qualify for a 50% discount on our ticket price for up to six guests.
Apply for ACM Reciprocal Admission
Self-guided field trips are available at a price of $5.00 per ticket for school groups of 10 or more. Field trips are only available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and require advanced reservation. To book a self-guided field trip at the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Getting around the Junior Museum & Zoo has never been easier thanks to our brand new facility.
We are open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.!
10:00 a.m. | 12:30 p.m. | 2:30 p.m.
1451 Middlefield Rd
Palo Alto, CA