Shopping at the Zoo

Browse Wild Things! gift shop to discover unique items for children and adults, including educational toys and books, a huge variety of plush, apparel, handcrafted items and beautiful jewelry. Support the zoo’s mission by purchasing items that fund conservation and education initiatives around the world.

Zoo members receive a 10% discount on purchases at all our shops!

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Store Hours

Wild Things!
November 1–25: 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
November 27–December 30: Noon–4 p.m. (non ZooLights nights); noon–ZooLights closing (ZooLights nights)
December 31 and January 1: 3 p.m.–ZooLights closing
January 4–February 28: Noon–4 p.m.
Wild Things! will be closed November 26 and December 24 and 25
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Safari Shop in the Kovler Lion House
Closed for the season

Wild Gifts Kiosk at Regenstein Center for African Apes
Closed for the season

Shop amid the roars of the big cats at Safari Shop in the Kovler Lion House. Find T-shirts, hats, plush animals and custom souvenirs. Merchandise in the Safari Shop is priced for any budget.

AAA Members save 10% at food and retail locations.  Discount cannot be combined with other offers or discounts.