Penguin Silhouette 

April 23rd - October 8th*
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily

*Special MEMBERS ONLY Weekend April 16th & April 17th
Plus select dates, November through February.

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  
(989) 759-1408 or


Admission Rates

March 28th - October 10th:  $5

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:  $3.50 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 Duty Military discounts are for daytime admission only; not valid during special events, evening fundraisers, or on Thrifty Tuesdays. Dependents of Active Duty Military personnel 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.

*Veterans must present a valid Michigan Drivers License/State issued I.D. indicating "veteran" status. Veteran must be present with dependents for them to receive the discount.


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:  $1 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.