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Capron Park Zoo

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Address: 201 County St, Attleboro, MA 02703-3510
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

Free park playground and picnic areas surrounding the zoo; great for...

Free park playground and picnic areas surrounding the zoo; great for younger children. "Splashpad Playspace" (water playground) located in the zoo during the summer.

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Great small zoo

This local treasure is well maintained, holds lots of special event (food truck night). It's a great place for the kids with a nice playground right outside.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Duane M
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This local treasure is well maintained, holds lots of special event (food truck night). It's a great place for the kids with a nice playground right outside.

Thank Duane M
Millbury, Massachusetts
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137 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is small, but we had a good time. We were in and out in about 2 hours, then played in the playground adjacent. There were a lot of animals in the small space, and my kids liked that we could just relax and watch the animals play instead of rushing to see everything. There is also a splash... More 

Thank Cheryl T
Attleboro, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little park. Wonderful place to take children and grandchildren. There's a nice zoo and playground for everyone. Lots of events during the summer. Pack a lunch take the kids and meet other like minded people. In summer they have music evenings in the park.

Thank CaroleD13
Seekonk, MA
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129 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a nice zoo and through the years they have made a lot of improvements. They have a water area for small children in the summer. It's great for a family to spend a few hours.

Thank mersee
Attleborough, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Zoo is a nice place to bring kids. It has a lot of animals to see and pet, yet it is compact enough to keep everyone in sight! It is located in Capron Park right off the main drag in Attleboro. It has LIONS! If you bring small children, make sure the Lions have been fed already! :)

Thank cfalugo
Attleboro, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great zoo, for small children, has a lot of different animals and a nice gift shop and a great playground. The price is inexpensive.

Thank pcjp84
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have always since childhood gone to this zoo. They have upgraded the zoo but still kept the same. There is a small water area for the kids and adults to play in and cool off on a hot summer day. They have a bird exhibit that is open so you see the bird up close and good for photos.... More 

Thank Sweetflora
Hyannis MA
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My fiance and I took his granddaughter there. He had been there before but I am new to the area and had never even heard of it. Wow I could not believe the variety of animals, as well as having a snack bar and a cool bridge over a pond. There was also a playground outside. I don't remember what... More 

Thank malvet
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We have been members of this zoo for 4 years now, the price for membership is so inexpensive for what you get. Love the size of the zoo as well because it is definitely doable with just one parent there with the kiddos!!!

Thank Sheril J
Attleboro, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We LITERALLY live next door to this zoo. As in we can hear the lion roar at night. It's a well-maintained, compact zoo with nice exhibits. I get the sense that the zookeepers really care about the animals. It's well kept-up because it's a big enough attraction that they have adequate funding. If you have kids, or are on your... More 

Thank hamjambo

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