John Ball Zoo

Adventure is open! We look forward to welcoming you!

Save time and purchase tickets online

If you are not a John Ball Zoo member, we recommend purchasing your tickets online prior to arrival. This will make your entry quicker and easier by not having to visit the ticket window first to purchase a ticket before entering the Zoo.

Click here to reserve your tickets

General admission tickets prices through September 26, 2021

Adults ages 13-61: $15
Youth ages 3-12: $12
Seniors ages 62+: $12
Youth ages 2 and under: Free

Day and Time Selection

If you are looking for a time or day of the week with historically fewer visitors, we recommend weekdays or any day in the afternoon. 

Become a Zoo member!

You can upgrade your general admission ticket purchase to a year-long membership. Along with many great add-on benefits, a family membership pays for itself in just two visits and provides access to the Zoo for a year!

You can upgrade to a membership during your Zoo visit by stopping by our guest services building or visit our membership page to purchase one today!

Need to contact us?

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact our guest services department at 616-336-4300.

Thank you for supporting John Ball Zoo. We look forward to your visit!