Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden
, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is offering free general admission to all AZA Mid-Year Meeting attendees from March 23-31, 2023 with proof of a valid conference badge. Please check in at the Zoo’s Guest Services office for entry into the park. The OKC Zoo is open daily from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm with the last entry at 4:00 pm. Meeting attendees will also receive additional discounts in the park including 10% off concession and 40% off gift shop purchases (non-sale items) with proof of conference badge.
Join us for Zoo Day
on Tuesday, March 28, from 1:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Experience the Zoo’s unique attractions including our all-new, virtual reality theater, Gorilla Trek, various animal feedings and rides. Zoo team members will be hosting behind-the-scenes tours of select animal areas, the Joan Kirkpatrick Animal Hospital and Expedition Africa, the Zoo’s largest habitat expansion to date opening this summer, throughout the day giving you the opportunity to learn more about our habitats, enrichment and training programs as well as our animal family. Make your way to the Zoo’s Roughneck Pavilion for drinks and a delicious dinner featuring a custom menu of culinary favorites for all tastes. Dinner runs from 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm.
Approximately 1.5 hours from Oklahoma City
Tulsa Zoo will offer free entry to all AZA Mid-Year Meeting attendees from March 23-31, 2023. Please identify yourselves to our Admissions staff as AZA Conference Attendees or show your Conference name badge to enter to enter the zoo from 9am-4pm. Contact the zoo at 918-669-6600 with any questions.
Tulsa Zoo is also hosting a Post-Conference Tour
on Friday, March 31. Tickets can be purchased during the registration process for $65 per person. Ticket includes transportation and lunch.
Sedgwick County Zoo
, Wichita, KS
Approximately 2.5 hours from Oklahoma City
The Sedgwick County Zoo will offer free entry to all AZA Mid-Year Meeting attendees from March 23-31, 2023. Please identify yourselves to our Admissions staff as AZA Conference Attendees or show your Conference name badge to enter to enter the zoo from 9am-4pm. Contact the zoo at 316-660-9453 (WILD) with any questions.
The Sedgwick County Zoo is home to 3,000 individual animals of nearly 400 species. These residents are grouped geographically and in settings that duplicate their natural habitats. Exhibits include: Africa
, North America
, Children’s Farms
, Amphibians and Reptiles
, Koch Orangutan Chimpanzee Habitat
, Cessna Penguin Cove
, Downing Gorilla Forest
, Slawson Family Asian Big Cat Trek
and South America
, which is among the largest walk-through aviaries in the United States.
Sedgwick County Zoo is also hosting a Pre-Conference Tour
on Saturday, March 25. Tickets can be purchased during the registration process for $75 per person. Ticket includes transportation and lunch.
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
, 10301 S Sunnylane Rd., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Approximately 15 minutes from the Oklahoma City Convention Center
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology is owned and operated by Skulls Unlimited, an AZA Commercial Member and Mid-Year Meeting Exhibitor
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology will offer complimentary admission the week of March 23-31 to all AZA Mid-Year Meeting badge holders. Our museum displays over 450 REAL animal skeletons from all corners of our world today. We feature a variety of species that demonstrate the biodiversity of the natural world in exhibits such as Primates, Locomotion & Adaptations, Cetaceans, Human Anatomy & Forensics, Carnivora, Reptiles, and Comparative Anatomy.
Please present your credentials to our admissions desk upon arrival.
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm; Saturday: 11am-5pm; Sunday: 12pm-5pm
Science Museum Oklahoma
, 2020 Remington Place
Located adjacent to the Oklahoma City Zoo
Science Museum Oklahoma is offering complimentary admission to Mid-Year Meeting attendees March 25-30. Show your badge for access!
Science Museum Oklahoma is the only hands-on science museum in Oklahoma and, with more than 390,000 square feet, one of the largest science museums in the nation. With a mission of enriching lives by revealing the wonder and relevance of science, Science Museum Oklahoma demonstrates the relationship between the physical sciences and everyday experiences. The museum influences how Oklahomans learn about science through the medium of interactive exhibits, discovery-based activities, astronomy shows, Science Live demonstrations, educational outreach efforts and special events. The museum’s clear mission and firm focus on science literacy encourage families to develop and build upon a strong foundation in the sciences.