Detroit Zoological Society

Zoos and aquariums


The Detroit Zoo – one of Michigan’s largest paid family attractions – is situated on 125 acres of naturalistic exhibits, providing a home for more than 4,500 animals representing 269 species. The Zoo includes animals from aardvarks to zebras and features award-winning exhibits such as the National Amphibian Conservation Center, Great Apes of Harambee and Arctic Ring of Life, named the number-two best zoo exhibit in the U.S. by the Intrepid Traveler’s guide to “America’s Best Zoos”.

Member: AZA

Attraction Type: Zoo

Seasonal Dates: Open Year Round

Bus Parking: Yes

Detroit Zoological Society

8450 W Ten Mile Rd
Royal Oak, Michigan 48067
Phone: (248) 336-5841
Phone: (313) 852-4056
Fax: (248) 398-0504