Hours, Admission & Directions | International Crane Foundation

International Crane Foundation


Hours, Admission & Directions

We are saddened that we will not be celebrating our Grand Opening on June 27 as planned. We look forward to welcoming you back to our headquarters when we can safely open. We will share more information as we know more – thank you for your support and patience!

View our Facebook album for photos of our headquarters’ renovation.


Our headquarters is temporarily closed. Learn more about our current re-opening plans.

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 – advanced registration required $2.00/Youth (ages 6-17)
Adult group tours – advanced registration required $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 new 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.