Learning Labs

Turn a trip to the Detroit Zoo into an educational experience by providing students an opportunity to explore topics such as life science, conservation and zoo career paths.

Select a Learning Lab below to learn more and request a reservation.

  • Learning Lab Logistics

    Learning Lab groups enter the Zoo at the Rackham Fountain Entrance and have access to a covered lunch location.


    • $400 for Oakland, Macomb and Wayne County groups
    • $470 for all other counties

    What Is Included

    •  Admission for up to 35 students and 7 adults, per group
    • Additional adults are:
      • $8 for Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties
      • $10 for all other counties
    • Learning Lab
    • Bus drop-off and pick-up at the Rackham Fountain Entrance
    • Education staff meet the buses at arrival
    • Sheltered lunch location
    Pre-payment is required.  If payment is not received three weeks prior to scheduled date, your reservation will be cancelled.  For a full refund, cancellations must be made four weeks prior to trip.