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
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. This includes members of: SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium, the Detroit Zoo & Potter Park Zoo. Be sure to bring your membership card.
Grand Rapids Public Library Membership 'Check-out' Program
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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.
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.
Did you know?
SEA LIFE, Michigan's largest aquarium, is only 2 hours away from the John Ball Zoo!
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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.