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The Knoxville Zoo Military Discount

Knoxville Zoo Military Discount

Military Discount at the Knoxville Zoo

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The Knoxville Zoo or Zoo Knoxville is 53 acres and located just east of downtown Knoxville in Tennessee.

What is the discount for military?

The zoo offers $5 off of annual zoo memberships. The membership includes a 50% discount on admission to more than 130 zoos and aquariums across the US and Canada, 15% off of food and concessions, and 15% off at the zoo shop.

Who’s eligible?

This military discount is for members of the military.

How do you get the discount?

You would need to show your military ID at the Zoo Knoxville membership booth.

Can the Knoxville Zoo military discount be used online?


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

About the Knoxville Zoo

The zoo is home to about 800 animals and is known to have bred the first two African elephants that were born in the Western Hemisphere in 1978. The zoo was started with a newspaper’s 1923 initiative to start a park for poor children but it was slow to open. Eventually, it did as the Birthday Park and that was closed in 1946. It was then reopened as the Municipal Zoo in 1951. The first attraction was an alligator named Al. The modern Knoxville Zoo was born in 1971. They offer a discount on annual zoo memberships as a military discount.





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Julie Provost is a freelance writer, and blogger. She lives in Tennessee with her National Guard husband and three boys.