4-D Theater

Detroit Zoo - 4D Theater

Tickets $5 - Open weekends only in October; also select Fridays: October 9, 16, 23

Featuring The Wizard of Oz and Rio!

Part of the Detroit Zoo’s Wild Adventure Zone, the 126-seat 4-D Theater is the first and only theater of its kind at any Michigan zoo. Experience a variety of shows in the theater found inside the Ford Education Center.

Pricing and Tickets
  • The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience
    Detroit Zoo - 4D Theater

    Tickets: $5/each • Showtimes: Every 30 minutes • Runtime: 16 minutes

    The Wizard of Oz comes alive as never before in this amazing 16-minute 4-D experience. With digital 3-D and state-of-the-art special effects including wind, lighting, and many surprises, this beloved classic becomes a modern 4-D adventure as the infamous tornado carries you to the magical Land of Oz.  Join Dorothy and her friends, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion as they battle the Wicked Witch on their epic journey to the Emerald City.  Audiences nationwide will be thrilled by The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience.

    THE WIZARD OF OZ and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Turner Entertainment Co. Judy Garland as Dorothy from THE WIZARD OF OZ.  (s15)

  • Rio: The 4-D Experience
    Rio 4D

    Tickets: $5/each • Showtimes: Every 30 minutes • Runtime: 20 minutes

    When the last blue macaws on Earth, Blu and Jewel, are captured and chased by evil cockatoo Nigel, they must work together despite Blu’s inability to fly. This unexpected duo takes you on a thrilling 4-D journey through Rio de Janeiro, finding courage, friendship and maybe even love along the way.

  • Showtime Schedule

    Showtimes: Every 30 minutes

    Sea Monsters


    11:15 a.m.

    11:45 a.m.

    12:15 p.m.

    12:45 p.m.

    1:15 p.m.

    1:45 p.m.

    2:15 p.m.

    2:45 p.m.

    3:15 p.m.

    3:45 p.m.