Zoo Memberships

Now is a great time to become a member of the Hutchinson Zoo! Hutchinson Friends of the Zoo is a not-for-profit organization that provides a "helping hand" in building and maintaining a quality zoo in Hutchinson. Memberships start at just $25, and as a Friends Of The zoo member you'll receive:


With several different categories from which to choose, we're sure to have a membership that's right for you.

Contributing Memberships carry the same benefits as family memberships, plus these members will be recognized at the Visitor Center and online.


  • Single Membership: $25
  • Family Membership: $40

Contributing Memberships

  • Owl Member: $50
  • River Otter Member (2 train passes): $100
  • Bobcat Member (5 train passes): $250
  • Bison Member (10 train passes): $500
  • Eagle Member (Free Birthday party or WildCare Tour): $1,000

Corporate Memberships

  • Prairie Dog Town: $2,500
  • A Parliament of Owls: $5,000
  • Herd of Bison: $7,500
  • Eagles Aerie: $10,000

Buy / Renew Memberships

3 ways to buy or renew a membership:
  1. Visit the Zoo and purchase in person. The gift shop is open Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. and Sundays from 1 - 4:45 p.m.. On some bad winter weather days, the gift shop may be closed.
  2. Print out an application form (PDF) and mail it in.
  3. Go online to purchase or renew a membership.