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 flight-based amusement park-style rides, 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 both onsite and off.

Guests are invited to grab a delicious lunch from the Kitty Hawk Café 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 campus houses two exciting and unique centers for 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, flight simulators, and aircraft restoration to the history of Guadalcanal, Women in Air & Space and the heroes of Michigan aviation and space exploration, the Air Zoo Aerospace and Science Center 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 at the Air Zoo!
22 Sat

Summer STEAM Days

Free Summer STEAM Days at the Air Zoo!
20 Sat

Adult Space Camp

6:00 pm
Experience an out-of-this-world event!
27 Sat

Summer STEAM Days

Free Summer STEAM Days at the Air Zoo!

Fly-In: UH-1 Huey "Greyhound"

10:30 am
28 Sun

Fly-In: UH-1 Huey "Greyhound"

10:30 am
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 their President & 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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