Welcome to our Detroit Zoo online eTicket store where you can buy discounted admission for your group of 20 or more!

You are just a few clicks away from purchasing and printing tickets that will save you time and money for your visit. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Polk Penguin Conservation Center
The Penguinarium is permanently closed. Visit the macaronis, rockhoppers, kings and gentoos in the Polk Penguin Conservation Center - now open!

The Polk Penguin Conservation Center is free with Detroit Zoo admission; however, to ensure an enjoyable experience for all guests, timed-entry passes are required during the weekends. Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis at main admissions on the day of your visit.
Hours of Operation
Open 362 Days a Year
(Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day)
April 1 until day after Labor Day: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
On Saturday and Sunday, May 27-28, 2017, the Detroit Zoo will close at 6 p.m.
Youth organizations receiving discounted admission rates must provide one adult (18+ years old) chaperone per ten (10) students, and chaperones must stay with students at all times regardless of age. Students found without a chaperone will be held in the Security Office.
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In order to receive a group discount, you MUST purchase 20 or more tickets in your shopping cart. Tickets are valid for general admission only and do not include vouchers for rides or attractions. Parking not included.

Prices and operating schedule are subject to change without notice. Offer not valid for special or evening events and cannot be combined with other promotions. Tickets are non-refundable. Offer valid through December 31, 2017.

Group Adult- General Admission
Regular Price: $14.00
Group Price: $12.00
Valid for an Adult ages 15 to 61 yrs.

Group Child-General Admission
Regular Price: $10.00
Group Price: $8.00
Valid for a Child ages 2 to 14 yrs.

Group Senior- General Admission
Regular Price: $10.00
Group Price: $8.00
Valid for a Senior ages 62+ yrs.

Child Under 2 General Admission Ticket
Regular Price: $0.00
Group Price: $0.00
FREE General Admission to the Zoo for a child ages 2 and under. IMPORTANT! In order for you to receive the GROUP OF 20 discounted price, you MUST have a combined total of 20 adult, child and/or senior admission tickets (NOT including FREE child under 2 yrs.), in your shopping cart.
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This meal voucher is redeemable for any entree basket and large souvenir beverage. Entree baskets include your choice of cheeseburger, chicken sandwich, chicken tenders, jumbo hot dog, slice of pizza, vegetarian burger or two Coney dogs (American Coney Island only) and house-made chips. Tax included.

'Dining in the Zoo' Meal Voucher
Price: $11.50
Valid at the Arctic Cafe, Safari Grill (closed for the season) and American Coney Island (closed for the season). Valid any day through 2017. Offer good during regular Zoo hours only.


Bus Parking
Price: $12.00
This voucher provides pre-paid general parking in one of the designated Zoo parking lots.


Price: $7.00
This voucher provides pre-paid general parking for a car/van in one of the designated Zoo parking lots.

If you are purchasing a total of 20 or more tickets,

but need to purchase them in multiple product categories,

please call Jenise E. Collins at (248)336-5841.