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The Creature Conservancy

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Highly recommended for young and old!

This is a great place to visit yourself and take the kids or grandkids or out-of-town visitors with... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2018
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Great place to take the kids

This is a wonderful animal sanctuary. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. We had a... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Leslie M
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This is a wonderful up-close and personal wild animal conservancy with over 70 species of mostly exotic animals, many of whom are rescued former pets. Open to the public weekend afternoons 1-5pm with featured presentations at 2 and 4; other animal...more
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4950 Ann Arbor Saline Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-9782
+1 734-929-9324
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

This is a great place to visit yourself and take the kids or grandkids or out-of-town visitors with an interest in animals. There is a lot to see and the staff is especially friendly. Admission prices are reasonable and you can feel good about paying...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

This is a wonderful animal sanctuary. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. We had a wonderful time and want to visit again as soon as we can.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Zoo family fun!! My husband, son (16yrs), daughter (5yrs), and I are glad we found The Creature Conservancy while we were visiting Michigan. We enjoyed learning more about reindeer, common snappers, Gila monsters and skunks! We loved seeing all the animals but, of course, found...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We visited with our granddaughter and saw so many animals. Many of them had been, ill advisedly, acquired as pets before people found out that they couldn't handle their needs. I was totally impressed by the staff who provided tons of information and patiently answered...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barb M
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

First of all, the staff? Unapproachable, unsmiling, and unfriendly. Conservation conservatory? Laughable. This was a dissapointing trip. We were there for about 10 minutes before we left. The macaw exhibit? None of the "branches" were linked together for easy movement. They are stuck on the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank stephaniez4810
Kim E, Marketing and Guest Relations at The Creature Conservancy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi Stephanie, We're sorry you didn't stay long enough to ask any questions or visit the rest of the exhibits. The majority of the reviews we receive rave about the knowledge, helpfulness, and friendliness of our staff and volunteer docents in addition to the displays...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

The Creature Conservancy is a perfect spot to go visit for an afternoon! I went on a recent Sunday and loved every minute that I got to spend learning about the animals. Outdoors there are several creatures, including several turkeys, a fox, black swans, and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank theoriginalsuze
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing facility. It's not too far off the freeway, and it's fairly close to shopping and dining. The selection of animals that are featured is unique and interesting. The employees are very friendly and informative. We can't wait to return.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank cleanhand13
Reviewed 9 December 2017

A hangout place for kids. Its is a small establishment which conserves animals and plants.Their attraction is a cougar, red kangaroo and an alligator. Their staff provides good amount of information about the animals. Visitors could spend about 1-2 hours easily here.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Archit M
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

This is my second visit and each time I really enjoy it. While small, it houses a great variety of animals and offers a great opportunity for kids to get close to and learn about them.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is a better place for kids who love animals that an average Zoo, as they see a few interesting animals up close and can learn a lot about them from the staff, which is quite dedicated and enthusiastic; quite a few animals that were...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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26 February 2017|
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Sat/Sun 1-5pm; $8 adults (ages 13+), $6 kids (ages 2-12), free under 2
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Sat/Sun 1-5pm; $8 adults (ages 13+), $6 kids (ages 2-12), free under 2