John Ball Zoo

Closed until Tomorrow from 9am - 6pm


The Zoo is 125 years old and having a yearlong celebration!

Come and celebrate with us by sponsoring one of our 125 Days of Animal Birthdays.





John Ball Zoo takes an active role in conservation, not only here in Michigan, but around the world!

Take a look at our conservation page to find out what we do, and what you can do!



Members' Corner

Have you heard about the Naturalist membership?

  • Includes a Household or Grandparent membership.
  • PLUS 4 unnamed guests.
  • AND free funicular rides for you and your guests!

Go to the membership page for more info!

RendeZoo 2016

On June 10, you can toast the tenth oldest zoo in the country and celebrate its rich history while also putting your mark on the next 125 years!

6:00 pm VIP party and 7:00 pm general admission

More info and ticket sales!