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The John Janzen Nature Centre is open 363 days of the year to give you and your family the opportunity to participate in the many exciting interactive exhibits, educational programming and other special events.


Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Most City of Edmonton facilities, services, and attractions are closed until further notice. Learn more at

Daily Admission

Ages Cost
Tot* (0 - 23 Months) $3
Child* (2 - 12 Years) $8
General Admission (13 Years & Older) $8
Additional Parent $3
Family** $17

*Each tot and child admission includes one free adult to actively
supervise the tot/child. 

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

Daily admission includes access to the Tegler Discovery Zone, Exhibit Hall, Drop-in Programs and Adventure Backpacks.

Sock Prices

Socks must be worn in the Tegler Discovery Zone at all times. Bare feet and shoes/sandals are not permitted. If you arrive at the nature centre without socks, you may purchase them here.

Tot and Children Socks $2
Adult Socks $2.50

Annual Membership

Membership Type Rate
Per Person (Ages 0+ years) $30
Family* $59

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 Members

Naturally Edmonton Membership sales ended on March 21, 2019. Please see Memberships for the Edmonton Valley Zoo and John Janzen Nature Centre.

For additional questions please call 311 or speak with staff at a City of Edmonton Attraction.

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. See Accessibility.

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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