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The Air Zoo is open to inspire 7 days a week!  Please read our procedures, and altered experience details.

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Guest ADmission
Air Zoo Members FREE
Adults $15.95
Seniors 60+  $12.95
Children age 5-18  $14.95
Children age 0-4 FREE
US Military & Veteran Discount**  50% OFF
Police & Fire Discount** 50% OFF
Group Discount*

20% OFF*

Museums for All (*EBT & WIC card holders)**
Redeemable for up to 6 family members per household. Children 0-4 are FREE.
*Excludes P-EBT Cards.

Regular general admission can be purchased in advance or upon arrival.

*Group discounts require advance booking. Please contact the Air Zoo's Events Dept. via email at events@airzoo.org, or via phone at 269.350.2848 to arrange.
**Military, police, fire and Museums for All admission must be purchased at the Air Zoo for discount. If you have questions please call us Mon-Sat 9am-5pm or Sunday noon-5pm at 269.382.6555

Please note the following policies:

Food:  Outside food is not allowed at the Flight Innovation Center (FIC); drinks are permitted. Check out the Kitty Hawk Cafe for menu and hours. Outside food can be enjoyed at the picnic pavilion. located along the path, between buildings or at the picnic tables placed just outside the Flight Innovation Center's Exit.
Flight Innovation Center food exception: sack lunches for field trips.

Service animals: Service dogs are welcome! The Air Zoo follows the U.S. Department of Justice’s ADA requirements for service dogs. Dogs must be trained to provide assistance to a person with a disability. Emotional support animals are prohibited inside Air Zoo facilities, but are welcome in our outdoor spaces.

Please call if you have questions or concerns! 269.382.6555

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Get directions here

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

Address: 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.

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

Two exciting and unique centers

The Air Zoo provides two exciting and unique centers on our campus for our visitors to explore and discover aviation, engineering, science, technology, math and art. Both centers are included in general admission, are open 360+ days a year, and are easily accessible by car or 5-minute walk.

Begin your adventure at the Flight Innovation Center!

Flight Innovation Center at the Air Zoo

Flight Innovation Center

6151 Portage Rd. Portage, MI 49002
Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: noon - 5pm

Discovery Center at the Air Zoo in Michigan

Flight Discovery Center

3101 E. Milham Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49002
Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: noon - 5pm

You have options!

We always strive to provide our guests with the full Air Zoo experience when they visit. Both centers have free parking for convenience. Enjoy the outdoors? Our centers are just a 5-minute walk apart!

The Air Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. While the Flight Discovery Center (Milham Rd.) and the Kitty Hawk Cafe are closed on Christmas Eve the Flight Innovation Center will be open until 3pm. Please check our calendar before your visit to make certain there are no special alterations to that day’s operating hours.


Group Visits Education Camps

Private plane fly ins

The Air Zoo gladly welcomes fly-ins!

The Air Zoo gladly welcomes fly-ins to its Flight Discovery Center, located just off the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) grounds. If you are unfamiliar with this facility, ask the AZO air traffic control tower and they will direct you where to go.

Once you arrive, please check in at the ticket counter. From there, an Air Zoo volunteer or employee will direct you to the Air Zoo's Flight Innovation Center. (It is about a five-minute walk or quick shuttle ride from the Flight Discovery Center.)

Plan Your Visit to the Air Zoo

Area Accommodations

The Kalamazoo area is a vibrant community conveniently located between Detroit and Chicago. Check out things to do and see in the area, as well as places to eat and convenient overnight accommodations.

The Air Zoo is a proud member of Harvest Hosts! Request a stay at the Air Zoo on the Harvest Hosts website.

Membership has its privileges!

Air Zoo members enjoy an array of benefits, from VIP access to exhibits and events to Air Zoo and local partner discounts. Our members also receive reciprocal benefits to other cool museums, science centers. Discover all the exciting reasons YOU should become an Air Zoo member too!

Birthday Parties

You can have the coolest birthday party of the year at the Air Zoo. With great food, fun rides and cool aircraft, this will be one birthday you won't ever forget. Learn more and contact the Air Zoo Events department here!  

Conference/Event Facilities

Looking for a unique venue for your upcoming wedding or corporate event? The Air Zoo offers a unique setting and professional services to make your event easy on you and memorable for all of your guests. Click here for more information or to contact an Air Zoo Events Coordinator!

Facility Map

View a detailed map of the Air Zoo’s Flight Innovation Center and Flight Discovery Center and plan your trip today!

Or, jump into our 360 Virtual Tour!

Group Tours

The Air Zoo offers customizable group tours. Learn how to book one for your group with one of our Guest Experience Professionals today! Contact an event coordinator at 269.350.2848 or events@airzoo.org today!

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