The Polk Penguin Conservation Center is the largest and most extraordinary center for penguins in the world. Among the most spectacular features of the 33,000-square-foot facility is a 326,000-gallon, 25-foot-deep aquatic area where visitors can watch as more than 80 penguins of four species explore their habitat. Two acrylic underwater tunnels provide breathtaking views as […]
Become an instant hero in your organization! Each year we host hundreds of groups and events at the Detroit Zoo through a variety of discount admission, picnic and private catered events. For groups large and small, from 20 to several thousand people, plan a visit for your group today.
Here you can find the answer to just about any question about your visit including: convenience rentals, Detroit Zoo rules, information for those with special needs, as well as tips for safety and enjoyment.
Be sure to pick up something special for you or your loved ones to remember your special visit to the Zoo. We have several shops full of unique gifts and collectibles. You can also learn about having your photo taken by our photographers or visiting our caricature and face-painting artists.
Zoo lovers, make your visit to metro Detroit complete and stay at one of the Detroit Zoo’s nearby accommodations. Whether you are visiting from out of town or planning a staycation these hotels have created exclusive packages that include special pricing, Detroit Zoo tickets and plenty of amenities. Ranging from the moderately priced to luxuriously […]
Make your next visit with us truly memorable by planning sufficient time to see, feel and experience the Detroit Zoo with attractions including the 4-D Theater, the Simulator Ride, the Carousel and the Tauber Family Railroad. Learn more about the Giraffe Encounter, Rackham Fountain and our PlayVentures.