Schools and Groups

When you visit Potter Park as part of a school or other group, you can choose to take your own self guided tour through the Zoo, or explore one of our great guided tours and programs we've created. Questions? Give our education department a ring at (517) 342-2713.

Please note the new general admission prices, effective May 16, 2016.  

Summer Rates: April 1-October 31

 Regular AdmissionGroup Rate
Resident School Student--$1
Resident Adult (13+)$6$5
Non-resident Adult (13+)$11$10
Children (ages 3-12)$4$3
Resident Senior (60+)$5$4
Non-resident Senior (60+)$10$9
Toddler (age 2 and under)FreeFree


  Winter Rates: November 1- March 31

Winter admission prices are already discounted, so no group rates apply.

All adults $3.00

Children (ages 3-12) $2.00

Toddler (age 2 and under) Free


Download the group reservation form now (admission only)

To reserve a self-guided visit, please call (517) 342-2765.

To reserve a guided tour or educational animal enounter, please call the Education Department at (517) 342-2713.  The cost is $5 per person and INCLUDES zoo admission.  There are many topics to choose from, or we can customize something to fit your needs!