admission and hours

Penguin Silhouette 

March 29th - October 11*
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily

*Closed April 20 (Easter Sunday)
Plus select dates, November through February.

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  
(989) 759-1408 or 


Admission Rates

March 29th - April 30th:  $5
May 1st - October 11th:  $7

Price above is per person for adults and children age 1 and up.

Infants 11 months and under:  FREE
Children's Zoo Members:  FREE


Thrifty Tuesday:  $5 per person (price not valid for Ticketed Special Events) 


Military Discount: $1.50 off admission per person.

In support of our troops, the Zoo is proud to offer Active Duty military and veterans, and their immediate family/direct dependents a discount on admission (with valid military ID)*.

*Active Military discounts are for daytime admission only; not valid during special events or evening fundraisers. Dependents may take advantage of the offer without their service member, though an adult must accompany minor dependents, and dependent ages 10 and over must present valid dependent I.D. 


 Purchase a Zoo Membership Today!  Memberships cover admission and rides for one full year!   


Handicap Accessibility

Most of the pathways are paved, allowing easier mobility.
A limited number of wheelchairs are available on a first come, first served basis.

Electronic Convenience Vehicles (Amigos) are available to rent:
$20 Refundable Deposit
$4 for the 1st Hour
$1 per additional 1/2 Hour.



Please call 989-759-1408 to check hours of operation. Snacks and drinks are always available in the Zoo Store.



Train or Carousel:  $2 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass.

TrainCelebration Square Carousel

Service Animals

Certified service animals are allowed to visit the Zoo. The animal must be in good health and have current vaccinations. 

Please be ready to fill out a little paperwork before entering the Zoo with your service animal. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please call (989) 759-1408. 

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