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Individual and Family Memberships

Established in 1894, the Buttonwood Park Zoo has been creating lasting family memories for over 125 years. Your membership not only brings you all the benefits listed below, but allows you to start creating lasting memories of your own.


All membership levels receive:

  • Year-round access*
  • 10% discount in the Northwoods Gift Shop
  • 10% discount at the Bear’s Den Cafe
  • Discounted rates on Zoo programs & events
  • Member only events
  • Exclusive local discounts
  • Reciprocal benefits including free or discounted admission to more than 100 zoos and aquariums

Please click here for Buttonwood Park Zoological Society’s Membership Terms & Conditions

Become a BPZOO member or renew your membership below!

for New Bedford residents

for non-residents

  • Add a child (under 18) – $10 for the year
  • Add a caregiver – $15 for the year
  • 10% Senior & Military discount! (Senior discounts apply to adults 62 and older. An Active military ID is required for the military discount. Discount can only be applied at the North Woods Gift Store.)
  • 5% discount on your first year when you enroll in auto-renewal. Use code AUTORENEW at checkout.

*BPZOO Membership includes year-round access excluding Boo at the Zoo and Easter EGG-stravaganza dates in October and April– however members receive a discount and first access to purchase tickets!

As of September 1, 2022 paper cards will no longer be automatically mailed to members. If you would still like to receive a paper card after September 1st, you will be given the option to request a physical card for a $1 fee when renewing your membership. 


BPZOO members receive exclusive discounts to local eateries and businesses.

BPZOO members receive free or discounted admission to over 100 zoos and aquariums in the United States.

Questions? Please contact membership@bpzoo.org


A Gift That Lasts All Year! 

BPZOO Memberships make a perfect gift for the animal lover in your life.