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Hours of Operation

Dates Times
Jan 2 - Dec 23, 2017 10am - 5pm, daily
11am - 4pm, holidays
Dec 24 - Dec 31, 2017 11am - 4pm, daily
  • Closed: December 25, 2017 and January 1, 2018

2017 Admission Costs

Fee structure for John Janzen Nature Centre & Tegler Discovery Zone

Admission Type Rate
Parent & Tot (0 – 23 mo) $3
Parent & Child (2 yrs & over) $7.50
Each additional tot or parent $3
Family*  $15

Annual Membership

Membership Type Rate
Per Person (Ages 2+) $29.25
Family* $58
  • All above prices include GST

*Family: All members of the same household related by birth, legal status or marriage up to a maximum of 7 people.


Naturally Edmonton Annual Membership

The Naturally Edmonton annual Membership is on sale at City of Edmonton attractions and recreation centres. It includes year-round access to the Edmonton Valley Zoo, Muttart Conservatory and John Janzen Nature Centre, plus one all-facility recreation centre admission that can be redeemed for one-time use at any City of Edmonton recreation centre.

Annual Membership Type  Rate
Adult $81
Child $50
Family $244
Senior $60
Youth $60

Bulk Admission Discounts

Purchase bulk admissions to the John Janzen Nature Centre. It's a great way to recognize your volunteers or staff!

For more information, see Bulk Admission Discounts.


Taking transit to the John Janzen Nature Centre is a cost-effective mode of transportation. In addition to regular Transit service*, a direct shuttle is available during the spring and summer. The shuttle travels on an hourly schedule between South Campus/Fort Edmonton Park Transit Centre and the Valley Zoo.

*Please note: The main building is an approximate 5 minute walk from the closest bus stops.

Driving Directions

We are located at 7000 143 Street. Access is via Fox Drive, just east of the Whitemud.

The John Janzen Nature Centre shares a parking lot with Fort Edmonton Park.


The Nature Centre provides free, paved parking.


The John Janzen Nature Centre is committed to enabling the best possible access to its exhibits. Read more about our accessibility now.

For More Information

John Janzen Nature Centre

7000 143 Street
Whitemud Drive & Fox Drive

Shared parking lot with Fort Edmonton Park

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2359
Edmonton, AB  T5J 2R7


For more information, program registration, school and group program bookings call 311

Outside of Edmonton, call 780-442-5311


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