Bat Zone Tours

Creatures of the Night

Explore the fascinating world of nocturnal animals and learn about their adaptations for living at night. See live night creatures including bats, flying squirrels, owls, sugar gliders, and a two-toed sloth!

Tour Schedule

September - May

  • Saturday 12:30 and 2:30pm
  • Sunday 1:30pm and 2:30pm

Mid-June - August

  • Monday - Saturday 12:30 and 2:30pm
  • Sunday 1:30pm and 2:30pm

$5 for general public; $4 Cranbrook and OBC members.

Friday Night Bat Walks at the Institute of Science

Join the Organization for Bat Conservation at the Institute of Science for an evening Bat Walk every Friday (except August 7) from June 19-August 28 as they search for bats on the grounds of Cranbrook. Bat Zone educators will discuss bat habitat, the use of bat houses for pest control, and the threats bat face, as well as demonstrate echolocation using with bat detectors. Tickets are $5 ($4 members) at the Cranbrook Institute of Science front desk.

Summer Bat Walks 2015

  • June 19, 9:00pm
  • June 26, 9:00pm
  • July 3, 9:00pm
  • July 10, 9:00pm
  • July 17, 9:00pm
  • July 24, 9:00pm
  • July 31, 8:30pm
  • August 14, 8:30pm
  • August 21, 8:00pm
  • August 28, 8:00pm

Click here for a schedule of bat shows during special events.