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John Ball Zoo Coupons & Discounts

Michigan zoo discounts

Save up to 50% on John Ball Zoo tickets

Finding a John Ball Zoo discount can be harder than finding a meerkat who's cozied up in his favorite tunnel for a nap!

Luckily, we've done the hard work for you and tracked down the best (and easiest) ways to save!

Association of Zoos & Aquariums Reciprocal Discount

1. 50% off walk-up tickets

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The John Ball Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums and offers a reciprocal discount of 50% off to members of other AZA-accredited institutions. Be sure to bring your membership card.

This includes members of:

SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium Exhibit + Kid 1400X1000

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SEA LIFE, Michigan's largest aquarium, is only 2 hours away from the John Ball Zoo!

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2. Grand Rapids Public Library Membership 'Check-out' Program

Free admission

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Members of the Grand Rapids Public Library can "check out" a John Ball Zoo membership once a year and enjoy free admission. It entitles up to six people to visit for free on a single day up to six days from being checked out.

3. Military Discount

Up to $3 off

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Show your valid military ID and save. Available to active & veteran US Military personnel and their spouses.

4. JUMP Program

Free admission

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John Ball Zoo’s JUMP program helps break down barriers to outdoor, nature-based education by providing free admission for qualified individuals across the state of Michigan.

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Please note that SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium is not affiliated with the John Ball Zoo and these offers and discounts are subject to change at any time at the John Ball Zoo's discretion. Final interpretation resides with the John Ball Zoo.