Hours, Admission & Directions - International Crane Foundation

International Crane Foundation


Hours, Admission & Directions

Thank you for an amazing season!

Our site in Baraboo, Wisconsin, is now closed and will reopen for the 2022 visitor season on May 1. To stay in touch, please join our email list and follow us on FacebookInstagram or Twitter.

Hours and Parking

Our site is open daily May 1 to October 31, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Parking is free for all of our guests. Handicap parking is available, along with three electric vehicle charging stations.

Admission Fees

Members and guests Free
Adults (ages 18+) $12.50
Seniors (ages 65+) $10.00
Youth (ages 6-17) $6.00
Children (ages 5 and under) Free
School field trips
Currently not offering school tours.
$2.00/Youth (ages 6-17)
Adult group tours
Currently not offering group tours.
$10.00/Adult (ages 18+)


We are proud to participate in AAA’s exclusive member discount program. Please present your AAA membership card to receive a 20% discount on your adult admission fee.

Members of the International Crane Foundation enjoy free or discounted admissions at participating zoos and aquariums throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. View the current list of participating institutions in the AZA Reciprocal Admissions Program.


Our headquarters is located between Baraboo and the Wisconsin Dells just off U.S. Hwy 12 at E11376 Shady Lane Rd, Baraboo, WI, 53913.

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Directions via U.S. Hwy. 12

The former U.S. Hwy. 12 is now Cty. Hwy. BD between Baraboo and the Wisconsin Dells. To reach us from the U.S. Hwy. 12 bypass connecting Baraboo and the Wisconsin Dells use the following directions:

Westbound on U.S. Hwy. 12 –
Take exit 214 (North Reedsburg Rd.) and turn right (east) towards Cty. Hwy. BD and the Ho-Chunk Casino. At the intersection with Cty. Hwy. BD turn left (west) until you reach Shady Lane Rd.

Eastbound on U.S. Hwy. 12 –
Take exit 212 (Cty. Hwy. BD and Fern Dell Rd.) and travel south (west) towards the Ho-Chunk Casino until you reach Shady Lane Rd.