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Great Lakes Zoological Society - CLOSED

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Can't believe they closed it

The animals were so well kept and obviously very loved. They each had a description and were very... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2015
Courtney P
Closed permanently as of 2/15/15

So sad that a community the size of Ann Arbor was inadequate to keep this gem going. From their... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2015
Ann Arbor, MI
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  • Average5%
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Nov 7, 2015
“Sad its gone”
Feb 20, 2015
“Can't believe they closed it”
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6885 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-9592
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Reviewed November 7, 2015

Too bad they didn't have better advertising so that they could have stayed in business . I miss this place

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed February 20, 2015

The animals were so well kept and obviously very loved. They each had a description and were very informative, and while I'm happy I was able to see it, I'm extremely sad it closed.

Date of experience: January 2015
4  Thank Courtney P
Reviewed February 16, 2015

So sad that a community the size of Ann Arbor was inadequate to keep this gem going. From their glzszoo.org website- "Our last day open to the public is Sunday, Feb 15 With heavy hearts, we are permanently closing our doors after February 15. The...More

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank Michiganders4
Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great for kids. They offer private parties for children. Amazing display of reptiles large and small.

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank Melissa T
Reviewed August 20, 2014

I went with my grandson to the indoor zoo and we loved it. He had been there before so he could tell me about the animals. The snakes, lizards, turtles, spiders, etc. are set in their natural habitat setting. The way they have them displayed...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank fishonMi
Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is a small place but it's packed with excitement. We had three boys and 2 girls and everyone loved it. What I liked best is the animals actually move - unlike other exhibitions my family has visited. The staff was very friendly also. Great...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank bammad
Reviewed April 23, 2014

Call ahead to see what day they will feed the python, it was completely amazing to watch! Small place but great for kids and te staff is wonderful, very informative and helpful

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank lynda k
Reviewed March 23, 2014

Very few people I talk with in Ann Arbor and the surrounding area know anything about this little zoo on Jackson Road in Ann Arbor. It is small (three large rooms), so if you're driving from far you may want to think twice. I would...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Cathy M
Reviewed March 3, 2014

It was nice to be able to go to an indoor animal sanctuary in the winter. However, there wasn't as big of a variety of insects, birds, reptiles, and amphibians as we were hoping to see. It was not worth the 1 hour drive that...More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Cindy S
Reviewed February 14, 2014

My girlfriend and I were looking for something to do in Ann Arbor for a few hours and I stumbled across this place on TripAdvisor. We both really love animals of all kinds, but especially reptiles and amphibians, and other non-fuzzy critters. The staff here...More

Date of experience: February 2014
3  Thank Amanda G
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