John Ball Zoo Bringing Turtles to Lakeshore Museum Center for Zoo and You Program

John Ball Zoo is partnering with Lakeshore Museum Center to bring turtles to the Museum for a special Zoo and You presentation on August 13.

The Zoo will be presenting two programs at Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave. in Muskegon, with live turtle specimens on display. This is a chance to get an up-close look at the physical and behavioral adaptations turtles and tortoises use to survive. The species on display may include the Blandings Turtle, Wood Turtle, Eastern Box Turtle, Spotted Turtle, Pancake Tortoise, and Chaco Tortoise.

The first session of the Zoo and You program will begin at 5:30 p.m., and the second session will begin at 6:30 p.m. Additionally, the Turtle Travels exhibit will be open, and Museum staff will have stations available for turtle-themed crafts.

Capacity at each presentation is limited to 35 guests. Tickets are free for Museum members and $5 for non-members, and can be bought online at or at the Museum Store.

For more information about this Zoo and You event, visit the Lakeshore Museum Center online at