Join the Delaware Zoological Society and discover the benefits of belonging to the Brandywine Zoo.


When you become a member of the Delaware Zoological Society not only do you get FREE and unlimited admission to the Brandywine Zoo every day for a 12-month period, your individual membership entitles you to these basic benefits:

  • Discounted rates on all Zoo education programs
  • FREE guest passes (3)
  • FREE or discounted privileges at 150 other zoos and aquariums nationwide
  • Invitations to "Members Only" events
  • 10% discount on all purchases at our gift shop, Zootique
  • FREE subscription to the Zoo News, our newsletter that contains updates and information on programs, animals and more
Best of all, through your membership, the Brandywine Zoo can continue to offer you and others the chance to experience the wonder of wildlife, expand and improve exhibits and maintain and extend our commitment to wildlife conservation.

Membership Levels
Individual - $35
Membership for one individual in the Delaware Zoological Society. This Membership provides you with free and unlimited admission to The Brandywine Zoo for a 12-month period.
  • Discounted rates on all Zoo education programs.
  • FREE guest passes (3).
  • FREE or discounted privileges at 150 other zoos and aquariums nationwide.
  • Invitations to “Members Only” events.
  • 10% discount on all purchases at Zootique
  • FREE subscription to the Zoo News.
Membership for up to 2 adults (at least one must be 60 or older) and up to 4 other individuals under 18. Includes all benefits listed under Individual Membership for a 12-month period. Also includes: Four (4) free guest passes which may be used any time during the 12-month period.

Membership for up to 2 adults and up to 4 other individuals under 18. Includes all benefits listed under Individual Membership for a 12-month period. Also includes: Four (4) free guest passes which may be used any time during the 12-month period.

Donor memberships contribute toward our education and conservation programs. This membership includes all benefits listed under Individual Membership for a 12-month period and admits up to 2 adults and up to 4 other individuals under 18. Also includes: Five (5) free guest passes which may be used any time during the 12-month period.

Naturalist memberships contribute toward our education and conservation programs and also offer the opportunity to participate in the A.D.O.P.T. Program by selecting an animal from List A for one year. This membership includes all benefits listed under Individual Membership for a 12-month period and admits up to 2 adults and up to 4 other individuals under 18.

Also includes:
  • Six (6) free guest passes which may be used any time during the 12-month period.
  • Invitation to "special invitation" events.
Zoo-Gooder memberships help support the Zoo's mission to educate and entertain through special programs at the Brandywine Zoo and outreach into the community. This membership includes all benefits listed under Individual Membership for a 12-month period and admits up to 2 adults and up to 4 other individuals under 18.

Also includes:
  • Eight (8) free guest passes which may be used any time during the 12-month period.
  • 15% discount on purchases at Zootique.
  • Invitation to "special invitation" events.
  • Support for the Traveling Zoo.
  • Opportunity to select an animal from Lists A & B for participation in the A.D.O.P.T. Program for one year
Animal Enthusiast memberships support the mission of the Brandywine Zoo by helping children and families receive financial assistance for educational programs. This membership includes all benefits listed under Individual Membership for a 12-month period and admits up to 2 adults and up to 4 other individuals under 18.

Also includes:
  • Eight (8) free guest passes which may be used any time during the 12-month period.
  • Provides scholarship assistance for qualified children to attend educational programs and/or Zoo Camp during the 12-month period.
  • Opportunity to select an animal from Lists A-C for participation in the A.D.O.P.T. Program for one year.
  • 15% discount on purchases at Zootique.
  • Advance notice and opportunity to attend special events or trips planned by The Delaware Zoological Society.
Rare Bird memberships support the mission of the Brandywine Zoo by providing support for all education and conservation programs. This membership includes all benefits listed under the Individual membership for a 12-month period and admits up to 2 adults and up to 4 other individuals under 18.

Also includes:
  • Eight (8) free guest passes which may be used any time during the 12-month period.
  • A special "Behind the Scenes" tour of the Brandywine Zoo conducted by the Zoo director at a mutually agreed upon date. Rare Bird members may invite up to 6 people to them for the tour.
  • Opportunity to select an animal from Lists A-D for participation in the A.D.O.P.T. Program for one year.
  • 15% discount on purchases at Zootique.
  • Provides scholarship assistance for qualified children to attend educational programs and/or Zoo Camp during the year.
  • Advance notice and opportunity to attend special events or trips planned by The Delaware Zoological Society.
  • Name inscribed on a donor plaque and displayed on Zoo grounds.
So, JOIN TODAY and become a part of our Zoo's future.




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