Ann Arbor has a spot that offers more than your traditional Michigan zoos do. The Creature Conservancy is a non-profit group that promotes animal conservation through education.

Nothing against other zoos in the state, it's just that The Creature Conservancy offers a truly one-of-a-kind interaction and education experience.

The Creature Conservancy is home to more than 75 species of animals, many are rescued exotic pets or injured ones that can't be released into the wild. Some animals simply needed a home after they were released from rehabilitation centers.

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The Creature Conservancy offers live animal educational programs. They have cool events for kids and adults including private events, tours, birthday parties, field trips, summer camps, and interactive adult events.

The first animal rescued by The Creature Conservancy was Al, an alligator that had been abandoned at a nearby veterinarian clinic in 2005. Al is still with The Creature Conservancy and even has his own permanent enclosure.

Want to Visit The Creature Conservancy?

You can visit The Creature Conservancy on the weekends to see their animals indoors/outdoors from 1 pm to 5 pm. You can also visit some of their animals outdoors daily from 10 am to 6 pm.

How Much Are Tickets?

Online tickets in Advance:

  • $12/Adults (13+)
  • $10/Kids (2-12)
  • Kids under 2 are free

- Available up to 24 prior to the date you plan to attend.

Purchase tickets at the door:

  • $13/Adults (13+)
  • $11/Kids (2-12)
  • Kids under 2 are free

Where is The Creature Conservancy Located?

The Creature Conservancy is located at 4950 Ann Arbor Saline Road in Ann Arbor.

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