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Air Zoo

6151 Portage Rd, Portage, MI 49002-3003
+1 269-382-6555
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Great place for the entire family

Took the grand kids to the Air Zoo and they had a great time. Not only were the displays awesome... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChrisJohnson55
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Windham, Ohio
Great Attraction Close to Kalamazoo

I can't believe it took me so long to finally get to Air Zoo! It's awesome for kids as well as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
vhills157
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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With 100+ rare and unique air & spacecraft, amazing interactive exhibits, "hands-on" science experiences, indoor amusement park rides, full-motion flight simulators, a 4D theater, and much, much more, the Air Zoo in Portage, MI is your one-stop spot for educational family fun! Voted the #1 Museum in Michigan by American Towns Media and the "Best of Michigan" website, and also as the "Best Place to Spend the Day With Your Family" and "Best Place to Take Out of Towners", the Air Zoo is standing by to entertain and educate, and truly has something for everyone!
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“on display” (28 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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6151 Portage Rd, Portage, MI 49002-3003
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+1 269-382-6555
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the grand kids to the Air Zoo and they had a great time. Not only were the displays awesome but there were free amusement rides for the kids. The staff was wonderful, many were old war pilots that flew the planes they described. They...More

Thank ChrisJohnson55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't believe it took me so long to finally get to Air Zoo! It's awesome for kids as well as adults, and the flight simulator is even enough to impress the most discerning of teens. While the exhibits in the main building are spectacular,...More

Thank vhills157
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was once again our family outing...all 16 of us! We had given the grandchildren their choice of the zoo or the Air Zoo and this was their pick! It works for adults and children with many things to keep everyone one entertained... it must...More

Thank Jan Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fun time for everyone in the family, a mixture of plane history and amusement park. Clean, friendly and good value. Highly recommend it!

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is a fairly good example of its genre, despite its gimmicky title. It has a varied selection of aircraft and other exhibits on display but these are presented in rather subdued lighting for photography. The entrance charge is higher than for most comparable...More

Thank Ruth5757
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The AIr Zoo is a great museum with something for everyone in the family. The kids will love the rides which are inside. Older teens will like the flight simulator which is very realistic. There's a movie of space photography which is beautiful. The exhibit...More

Thank barbaragwen270
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are airplane people and this was the place to go. Extremely impressive. Great layout that is easy to navigate. Lots of planes without having to walk your feet off. In fact, every exhibit had places to sit and take a load off if you...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Great museum with wonderful exhibits. Two movies - very worth the time. Lots of great volunteers who are very knowledgeable and helpful. Several cute indoor rides for kids. Early aviation to WW2 and modern day aircrafts and space exploration is all covered. This is a...More

Thank Qzsue2016
AirZoo, Public Relations Manager at Air Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Qxdur2016, We're so glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you again soon! We're always looking for ways to improve our guest's experiences, and while its sounds like you had a positive visit, we noticed you'd given us a 4/5 rating. For future...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Very well-maintained with knowledgeable staff. Be sure to go over to the restoration center at the East Campus.More

Thank Patricia B
AirZoo, Public Relations Manager at Air Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Patricia! Thank you for visiting the Air Zoo, and we appreciate your positive comments! We're always looking for ways to improve our guest's experiences, and we noticed you'd given us a 4/5 rating. For future reference, what could we have done to rate a...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Good combination of a museum and amusement park. Has rides for young children and adults. Also is a museum scattered with interesting aircraft and other stuff for kids to learn.

Thank Timo Y
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Roseroberts3634
Does the Air Zoo entertain older children (ages 10-120? Are the rides attractive to them or are they aimed at younger kids?
23 March 2017|
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Response from AirZoo | Property representative |
We apologize, we somehow missed your question! The Air Zoo truly has activities, rides, and exhibits for all ages. Our rides vary from those that appeal to the very young, to full-motion flight simulators that are loved by... More
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Roseroberts3634
Does the Air Zoo entertain older children (ages 10-12)? Or are rides to small/ childish for them?
23 March 2017|
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Response from gogoblueuri | Reviewed this property |
Soome rides are for younger children but simulators and space area has plenty of fun things for that age.
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