Membership Prices and Terms

  • Ways To Purchase
    • Puchase Online
    • Phone: please call (248) 541-5717 and press option #3 on your keypad for our membership office.
    • In-person: on grounds at our Membership Sales Booth (seasonal) or at the Membership Office.
    • Mail: For renewals by mail, our address is: Detroit Zoo - Attn: Membership - 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd. - Royal Oak, MI 48067.

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  • Terms

    Memberships ordered online become effective immediately and your email confirmation serves as your temporary card granting you free admission and parking to the Zoo. Please print your confirmation receipt at the end of your transaction and provide a photo ID for entry. Permanent cards will be sent by mail.

    • We want your visit to be pleasant and safe.
    • Membership is a privilege.  Members must abide by all current rules and regulations on the Information and Safety page.
    • When using your membership card or guest privileges, one of the named adults on the card must be present for admittance.
    • Please be prepared to show a photo ID along with your membership card at the admission gates.
    • You will be asked to show your membership card to receive free parking upon exiting the parking areas.
    • All Members must be listed on the membership card. Gender and age of all children will be recorded. All membership descriptions must be followed.
    • Children listed on a Family, Single Parent or Supporter membership must live in the household with the primary adult member(s). Up to six children, 18 and under, may be listed.
    • All membership benefits and prices are subject to change.
    • Zoo memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.
    • Please consult your tax advisor regarding charitable donation rules.

    For questions regarding your Detroit Zoo membership, view our FAQ (above) or email the Membership Department or call (248) 541-5717 and press 3.

Membership Categories Tri-County Price Regular Price

Individual

$43 $53
Daytime admission for one named adult

Single Parent

$65 $75
Daytime admission for one named adult and up to six named children 18 years and under living at the same address *

Single Grandparent

$65 $75
 Daytime admission for one named adult and up to six named grandchildren 18 years and under

Individual Plus Guest

$65 $75
Daytime admission for one named adult and one unnamed guest
 

Dual

$65 $75
Daytime admission for two named adults living at the same address

Family

$79 $89
Daytime admission for two named adults and up to six named children 18 and under living at the same address *

Grandparent

$79 $89
Daytime admission for two named adults living at the same address and up to six named grandchildren 18 and under

Supporter

$150 $160
Same privileges as Family/Grandparent level plus two unnamed guests each visit *

Renaissance Circle

Starts at $1,500
Same privileges as Supporter level while providing generous philanthropic support for the Detroit Zoological Society [Learn More]
*Membership includes adults and children 18 and under living in the same household only.

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