Detroit Zoo covers 125 acres with many naturalistic habitats. It was first opened in 1883 on Michigan and Trumbull Avenues. The zoo is a nonprofit organization that operates the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Center. It is home to 2,600 animals of 228 species. The Detroit Zoo is one of Michigan's most famous family attractions, which welcomes over 1.5 million visitors per year. It is the first zoo to make full use of barless exhibits in the United States. It is a great place to take the family out and see some fantastic light displays and for an educational, environmental, and natural experience. It demonstrates organizational excellence consistent with a commitment to outstanding service, as well as progressive and responsible resource management. It celebrates and values biodiversity and human diversity while ensuring that its audience, staff, and volunteers reflect the multicultural fabric that is the strength of its community.
Adults (19 years – 64): $14- $22
Children (2 years – 18):$11- $18
Seniors (65+): $11- $18