Mon - Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sun: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Mon - Thurs: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fri - Sat: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sun: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
We have two exciting centers on our campus that are open 360+ days a year and easily accessible by shuttle or a 5-minute walk.
Mon - Sat: 9am* - 5pm
Sun: noon - 5pm
*Flight Discovery Center (Milham Rd.) opens at 11am on Friday and Saturday.
Our free shuttle runs between Flight Centers (Monday-Saturday 11am-5pm & Sundays 1pm-5pm) on 30 minute intervals.
The Air Zoo is located at 6151 Portage Road in Portage, MI, halfway between Detroit and Chicago. We're off I-94 (exit 78), just south of the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport.
Use this handy map to guide you straight to the Air Zoo.
Become a card-carrying member of the Air Zoo and come as often as you like! In addition to unlimited visits to one of the coolest places on the planet, Air Zoo members enjoy a TON of benefits, including discounts on camps and classes, savings in the FLY BUY museum store, special offers, and invitations to members-only events.
From rare and historic to inspiring artwork and exhibits, there's always something new to discover at the Air Zoo. The Air Zoo is a world-class, Smithsonian-affiliated aerospace and science museum with over 100 air and space artifacts, inspiring interactive exhibits, full-motion flight simulators, indoor amusement park rides and hands-on, science-based camps and classes. Come imagine, explore and discover with us!
The Apollo 11 moon landing, which put the first two humans on the moon on July 20, 1969, not only made history but also served as a moment shared by a nation. Come celebrate 50 years since that cosmically cool lunar adventure as you explore our new out-of-this-world exhibit.
Enjoy dozens of hands-on activities sure to keep the entire family busy.
Celebrate the history of space exploration.
Restoring History, Igniting the Future
From Family Fun Days and special programming to seasonal camps and scout programs the Air Zoo always has something exciting going on. Keep an eye on our upcoming events so you don't miss anything!
September 18, 2019
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
September 22, 2019
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
September 24, 2019
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
September 28, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
October 1, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
October 2, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Looking for a unique venue for your special event? The Air Zoo is an increasingly popular choice for business meetings, corporate outings, fundraising programs and just about any other special event you can think of. From elegant weddings to the holiday office party, your event at the Air Zoo is one that is sure to be remembered!
Located in Kalamazoo, the Air Zoo is a one-of-a-kind destination perfect for the whole family! In addition to over 100 historic aircraft, our science center houses flight simulators, an experience theater, amusement rides, hands-on exhibits, a restoration program for WWII planes rescued from the bottom of Lake Michigan and a one-of-a-kind indoor mural that reaches 32 feet tall and 800 feet wide! Want a glimpse of our out-of-this-world experience? Let our President and CEO, Troy Thrash, take you on an exciting virtual tour now.