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Detroit Zoo

Detroit Zoo

8450 W. 10 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Phone: 248-541-5717

An animal-lover's paradise, the Detroit Zoo is situated on 125 acres with many naturalistic habitats. Major exhibits include the Arctic Ring of Life, Australian Outback Adventure, Great Apes of Harambee, National Amphibian Conservation Center, Holden Reptile Conservation Center, Penguinarium and Butterfly Garden.

Restaurant On Site, Continental Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Charge for Parking, Free Parking, Internet Access
Distance from Downtown Detroit
14 miles
Distance from Metro Airport
30 miles
Open daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 1-March 31; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April-Oct. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Credit Cards Accepted
Discover, MasterCard, Visa


  • GreenFest, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 04/26/2014 - 04/27/2014

    Hours 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    GreenFest, a two-day Earth Day event dedicated to celebrating wildlife and educating the community about environmental conservation. The Zoo-wide celebration includes earth-friendly crafts, an endangered ... read more

  • Sunset at the Zoo, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 06/13/2014 - 06/13/2014

    Hours 7-11:30 p.m.

    In support of the Detroit Zoo’s future wolf habitat, the theme of the Detroit Zoological Society’s Sunset at the Zoo annual fundraiser will be “Howling at the Moon”.

    The ... read more

  • Mother's Day Breakfast, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 05/11/2014 - 05/11/2014

    Hours Contact Detroit Zoo

    Moms and their families are invited to celebrate Mother’s Day at the Detroit Zoo, starting with a delicious buffet breakfast among the butterflies. Mother’s Day Breakfast will be held in ... read more


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