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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
Credit Cards Accepted
Discover, MasterCard, Visa


  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibit, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 11/20/2015 - 06/01/2016

    Hours Jan-Mar 10 a.m.-4 p.m., April-June 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


    A curious blacktip shark sidles up to a paddling surfer, their underwater silhouettes creating a mirror-like image. Two formidable Komodo dragons wage a hilltop battle along the majestic coast of Indonesia’s ... read more

  • Wild Summer Nights, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 07/06/2016 - 08/31/2016

    Hours 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Wednesdays


    The Detroit Zoo gets even wilder on Wednesday nights during July and August with its annual Wild Summer Nights concert series. Concerts take place in the Zoo’s Main Picnic Grove from 6:30 to 8 p.m. ... read more


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