Air Zoo

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Air Zoo

6151 Portage Rd
Portage, MI 49002
United States
Regions: South
Phone: (269) 382-6555
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Imagine. Explore. Discover.

The Air Zoo is a highly charged, multi-sensory atmosphere that goes beyond anything you've ever seen. It's like no place else on Earth! Voted the "Best Place to Take Out-of-Towners" and "Best Place to Spend a Day with Your Family" three years in a row.

The Air Zoo is a world-class, Smithsonian-affiliated aerospace and science museum with over 100 rare and unique aircraft and spacecraft including the world's only remaining SR-71B Blackbird and XP-55 Ascender, inspiring interactive exhibits, movie theater, full-motion flight simulators, indoor amusement park-style rides and hands-on learning stations and a nationally recognized Restoration Center. The Air Zoo also offers a large assortment of hands-on, STEAM-based educational programming, camps and activities bot in-person and live-virtually.

Guests are invited to grab a delicious lunch from the Kitty Hawk Cafe and browse the huge assortment of Air Zoo unique, STEAM-based, and aerospace centered merchandise available for visitors of all ages, in our on-site gift shop or online at!

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 via complimentary shuttle or a 5-minute walk.

From hands-on learning exhibits like our FLEXHIBITS, KEVA Creation Stations, Imagination Playground, and flight simulators to the history of Guadalcanal, Apo11o, D-Day, Amelia Earhart and the heroes of Michigan aviation and space exploration, the Air Zoo is committed to bringing you intriguing exhibits, memorable experiences and the desire to come back for more! Check out some of the exciting things your Air Zoo has to offer!

Come imagine, explore and discover with us!
7 Thu

Sip N’ Shop at the Air Zoo!

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
27 Wed

Winter Family Fun Days

10:00 am - 12:30 pm
28 Thu

Winter Family Fun Days

10:00 am - 12:30 pm
31 Sun

Countdown to Noon 

10:00 am - 12:30 pm
3 Wed

Winter Family Fun Days

10:00 am - 12:30 pm
4 Thu

Winter Family Fun Days

10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Amenities & Services
Kid Friendly
Gift Shop
Picnic Area
Restaurant On-site
Restaurant Nearby
Barrier Free
Meeting Facilities
Free Internet Access
Buses Welcome

The Air Zoo Experience

What might a day at the Air Zoo like? Let our CEO, Troy Thrash, show you!

Monday Both Centers open 9am-5pm
Tuesday Both Centers open 9am-5pm
Wednesday Both Centers open 9am-5pm
Thursday Both Centers open 9am-5pm
Friday Both Centers open 9am-5pm
Saturday Both Centers open 9am-5pm
Sunday Both Centers open noon-5pm

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