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The John Janzen Nature Centre is open 362 days of the year to give you and your family the oppportunity to participate in the many exciting interactive exhibits, educational programming and other special events.

Hours

Monday 10am-5pm
Tuesday 10am-5pm
Wednesday 10am-5pm
Thursday 10am-5pm
Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 10am-5pm

December 24-31: 11am-4pm
Closed: January 1 and December 25

Annual Membership

Membership Type Rate
Per Person (Ages 2+) $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 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 2018 Rate
Adult $83
Child $51
Family* $249
Senior $61
Youth $61

All above prices include GST

Note: Children under 2 are free of charge

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

Annual passes can only be purchased in person and require a photo ID from everyone 18 years of age and older.

Naturally Edmonton pass members receive unlimited admission during regular public hours for a full year from date of purchase.

Admission includes:

  • The Edmonton Valley Zoo's Get Closer: Animal Talks, and use of the zoo's Miniature Train and the Carousel rides.
  • The Muttart Conservatory's Tours and Drop-in Programs
  • The John Janzen Nature Centre's Drop-in Programs

Additional benefits include:

  • One all-facility recreation centre admission that can be redeemed for one-time use at any City of Edmonton recreation centre.
  • A 10% discount in the Zootique gift shop. The Zootique is run by the Valley Zoo Development Society, which is a registered charity with a mandate to raise funds and awareness for the Edmonton Valley Zoo. Discount does not apply to original artwork.
  • A 15% discount on regular price gift shop purchases at the Muttart Conservatory and John Janzen Nature Centre.
  • Free or discounted admission at participating zoos across Canada and the United States (with a valid Edmonton Valley Zoo expiry date sticker on the back of your membership card).
  • Free or discounted admission to more than 150 botanic gardens across North America at participating Horticultural Sites (with a valid Muttart Conservatory expiry date sticker on the back of your membership card).
  • Exclusive access to purchase tickets to special events at the Muttart Conservatory

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.

Transit

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.

Parking

The Nature Centre provides free, paved parking.

Accessibility

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

Location
7000 143 Street
Whitemud Drive & Fox Drive

Shared parking lot with Fort Edmonton Park

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

Telephone

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

Outside of Edmonton, call 780-442-5311

Email attractions@edmonton.ca
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/JohnJanzenNatureCentre

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