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!
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact our guest services department at 616.336.4300.
2023 Daily Admission Rates
Whether you’re enjoying a peaceful day alone, spending quality time with family, or traveling with a large group we are excited to welcome you to John Ball Zoo! Review our rates below or become a Zoo Member for additional benefits. Various exhibits and experiences may not be open due to weather conditions.
Mar. 24 - May 12
May 13 - Sept. 22
Sept. 23 - Nov. 19
Adults (ages 13-61)
Seniors (ages 62 and up)
Youth (ages 3-12)
Children (2 and under)
College Students (must present valid School ID)
Military Discount (must have valid military ID -
available to active & Veteran US Military
personnel and their spouses)
*Wheelchairs and Electric Carts are only available on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be reserved ahead of time. Deposit required at time of rental and will be returned upon return of equipment.
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