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Like no place else on earth.

Imagine. Explore. Discover.

We welcome you to the Air Zoo!

Our Commitment to You

We are committed to providing our guests with immersive and engaging experiences every day. Our mission is to provide a safe place to gather, to imagine, explore, discover and to be inspired, for our guests, staff and volunteers - it is our highest priority. We understand the vital role organizations like ours play in getting a community back and thriving after a devastating event like the COVID-19 pandemic.  

We welcome you and appreciate your support and your understanding as we navigate this new reality. Please, take a moment to review our policies and procedures prior to your visit. We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

PLAN YOUR VISIT 
Limitless Adventures

We have two exciting centers on our campus that are open 360+ days a year and easily accessible by car or a 5-minute walk.

Air Zoo Flight Centers' Hours:

  • Mon - Sat: 9am-5pm 
  • Sunday: noon - 5pm

Limited Admission and Hours

In an effort to reduce contact and reduce lines, visitors are encouraged to purchase admission in advance (members can reserve free admission online as well). To meet social distancing requirements, our shuttle will be out of service until further notice. 

Please note: All unvaccinated persons age 2 and up are encouraged to wear a mask while in the Air Zoo buildings; simulators and some hands-on interactives are inaccessible for your safety. Please review the Policies and Procedures prior to your visit.  We can't wait to see you at the Air Zoo! 

Come visit us

Get directions here

6151 Portage Road in Portage, MI

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.

Please note, MDOT has begun working on I-94 near the Portage Rd Exit and there may be detours. Please check Mi Drive for updates prior to your travels.

Use this handy map to guide you straight to the Air Zoo.

Why pay for every visit?

Become a member.

Become a 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.

 

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Things to see

Our Exhibits

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!

*Please note that our simulators are currently unavailable, but we are working hard to bring them back - safely. 

On the horizon

Upcoming Events

From Science Floor Shows 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!

Southwest Michigan Cultural Exchange Month!

October 1, 2021 - October 31, 2021
 

Homeschool Discovery Day - Living in Space

October 5, 2021
1:45 PM - 4:30 PM EST

Preschool STEAM Day - Foamy, Fizzy Science

October 6, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EST

Preschool STEAM Day - Fizzy Foamy Science

October 6, 2021
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM EST

Aloha Open House at the Flight Discovery Center

October 15, 2021
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST

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Events unlike any other

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! Our Group & Events Team is excited to assist! 

Come visit us.