The Milwaukee Zoo Military Discount

The Milwaukee Zoo Military Discount

Military Discount at The Milwaukee Zoo

The Milwaukee Zoo is in Milwaukee, WI, and operated by the Milwaukee County Parks Commission.

What is the discount for military?

For their military discount, they have had a Military and Veterans Family Day in June.  In 2021, Military and Veterans Family Day will be on June 27 from 9:30 am to 4 pm.

On this day members of the military and their families will receive free admission and free parking.

Tickets are limited to the military member and the immediate family with a limit of 10.

There will also be a Veterans Benefits Expo in the Peck Welcome Center from 9:30 am-3 pm.

Who’s eligible?

This military discount is for members of the military, veterans, and their families.

How do you get the discount?

Active military and veterans residing in Wisconsin can pick up tickets at their local CVSO.

Can the Milwaukee Zoo Military Discount be used online?


For more info or to take advantage of the discount, please go here.

About The Milwaukee Zoo

The Milwaukee Zoo has 1,800 animals on 190 acres. The West Park Zoo opened in 1892 displaying small mammals and birds. Two years later they added two cinnamon bears and created an iron bear den. In 1900, the zoo became the Washington Park Zoo and was expanded two years later. In 1942, the zoo director began planning a new zoo. The name was changed to the Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens in 1953 and opened to the public in 1961. They added an animal hospital in 1963, the Children’s Zoo in 1971, and the Polar Bear Underwater exhibit in 1986. They have a Military and Veterans Family Day in June.






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