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Lions, tigers and pandas – oh my! The BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise brings over 40 life-sized animal sculptures to life with over 1.8 MILLION blocks to John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids.
The John Ball Zoo has over 1,300 animals including lions, tigers, chimpanzees, and a red panda, indoor and outdoor exhibits, interactive experiences, and through October 25th, BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise! This unique exhibition features more than 40 life-sized animal sculptures created with over 1.8 million individually colored building bricks. The sculptures are placed throughout the Zoo for guests to enjoy during their visit.
In addition to the unique BRICKLIVE exhibit, the John Ball Zoo has a number of exciting hands-on experiences and adventures including camel rides and an Budgie Australian Aviary exhibit. Currently closed due to COVID but good to know for future visits, the zoo features zip lines, sky trail ropes courses and a Funicular!
John Ball Zoo // 1300 W. Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Admission: Adults (ages 13 and older) $14; Youth (ages 3-12) $11
Hours: Monday thru Friday 10am to 4pm; Saturday & Sunday 9am to 6pm
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Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..