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Like no place else on earth.

Imagine. Explore. Discover.

We welcome you back to the Air Zoo!

Our Commitment to You

The Air Zoo is 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. 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.  

In these unprecedented and challenging times, we are committed to fulfilling our mission in a manner that places the safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers and guests at highest priority. Under the guidance of the CDC and state and local governments we have developed the following policies and protocols. 

We welcome you and appreciate your support and your understanding as we navigate this new reality. Please, take a moment to review our new policies and procedures prior to 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 the following: 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 and rides are inaccessible for your safety. Please review the Policies and Procedures prior to your visit as well.  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 rides and simulators are unavailable due to current health and safety restrictions. However, our eager and innovative staff is developing new, fun and exciting ways to keep you engaged and learning and to offer new immersive experiences everyday. 

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!

SOLD OUT - 4th-5th Grade Summer Camp - Explore the A in STEAM (In-person)

July 26, 2021 - July 30, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST

SOLD OUT - 2nd-3rd Grade Summer Camps - Young Engineers (In-person)

July 26, 2021 - July 30, 2021
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

6th-8th Grade Summer Camp - Mission Possible (Online)

July 26, 2021 - July 30, 2021
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

C-47 "That's all Brother" at the FDC!

August 2, 2021 - August 5, 2021

2nd-3rd Grade Summer Camp - Test Pilots (In-person)

August 2, 2021 - August 6, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST

6th-8th Grade Summer Camp - Advanced LEGO Robotics (In-person)

August 2, 2021 - August 6, 2021
1:00 PM - 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.