9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily, all year-round
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6-punch ride cards will be available for sale for $6 at the Gift Shop and during advertised carousel hours through March 21.
Starting on March 22nd, carousel and train tokens will be $1.50 with 6-punch cards available for $8. Remember: Passengers keep Henry Vilas Zoo running strong: All net proceeds from the Train & Carousel support the operating budget for Henry Vilas Zoo. These funds are critical as we maintain our high standards for animal care and guest experience.
The Carousel will be open daily for Spring soon - watch here for the date.
The Zoo is closed at noon on these days:
- Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving
- Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
- New Year's Eve and New Year's Day
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day