Zoos & Aquariums

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Wild Winter at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak

Coats on and claws out because winter is best experienced wild. Check out family-friendly fun on Jan. 18 and Feb. 1, 2020, during Wild Winter at the Detroit Zoo.
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Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak

Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo is sure to get you in the holiday spirit on select nights, Nov. 16-Jan. 5, 2020, with light displays and more holiday fun.
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Fall Family Fun at Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek

Any day is a great day to visit Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek but the fall season offers special fun that you won't find any other time of year.
Kids feeding giraffes at the Binder Park Zoo

Making the Most of a Trip to the Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek

Want to treat your kids to a wild and educational adventure? Battle Creek’s Binder Park Zoo has what you’re looking for. Here are some details for the perfect trip.
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Aquariums in Michigan and Ohio to Visit With the Family

Come visit your favorite deep sea swimmers at some of one of these aquariums in Michigan and Ohio that feature both fresh and salt water.

8 Best Things to See at Local Aquariums

Touch a sea star at SEA LIFE aquarium Auburn Hills, or check out the electric eels at Belle Isle Aquarium Detroit – and more underwater attractions kids will love.

New Penguin Exhibit Opening at the Detroit Zoo

The Polk Penguin Conservation Center opens to the public on Monday, April 18. Here's your primer to all the icy fun.

Critters that Leap at The Creature Conservancy in Ann Arbor

This year is a leap year, and there's no better way to celebrate than to check out these cool animals that are known for their jumping abilities.

Plan Your Family Field Trip to the Detroit Zoo

For a wildly fun time that offers immersive animal learning, our area's zoo delivers. Here, find information and suggestions for your family's next trip.

'Exotic Zoo' Brings Wildlife Education to Kids

Get up close to real wildlife. Javon Stacks, a licensed wildlife educator, brings animals to kids in classrooms, libraries and more with his traveling zoo.

Learning Abound at SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium

What will your child learn on a visit to this aquarium at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills? Tons! Here's what they'll see at this local spot.

Visiting Belle Isle Aquarium With Your Family

Make a splash discovering marine life at a Detroit fave that won't break the bank. Start planning your family's trip to this Wayne County treasure.