John Ball Zoo

Closed until Tomorrow from 10am - 4pm


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

Sponsor the South American Tapir through our Animal Sponsorship Program.

Become a Citizen Scientist - join FrogWatch. Training is Saturday, April 21, 2pm-3:30pm.


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Zoo Hours

Zoo is open 10 am - 4 pm

Admin Office: 
Open M-F 8:30 am - 4 pm