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Being a member of Friends of Henry Vilas Zoo is a jungle of fun!

Members help the zoo: 

  • Provide Education about the animal world
  • Support Conservation of animals and their native habitat
  • Acquire animals and create and improve exhibits
  • Keep the zoo sustainable and admission-free for everyone to enjoy

To thank you for your support, you'll also receive some great membership benefits, such as free admission to other zoos and aquariums, discounts and specials, entrance to Member Appreciation Night, and much more.  Higher membership levels come with free train and carousel rides, a Friends of the Zoo T-shirt... and maybe even an up close animal encounter! 

Become a member today and join us in support of our community's beautiful Henry Vilas Zoo!

If giving a membership as a gift, please select "Make This Donation a Tribute."

You can also join or renew by printing out a membership form, available for download here or by calling (608)258-9490 (M-F 8:30-5). Please mail completed forms to Friends of Henry Vilas Zoo, 606 S. Randall Ave. Madison, WI 53715.

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If giving a membership as a gift, please select "Make This Donation a Tribute."