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Minnesota Zoo

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13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8199
+1 952-432-9000
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Being a member is worth it!

We are members, and it’s so worth it! We visit every so often, and it’s nice to go and not feel... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kimberly B
via mobile
Great day outing

We have a zoo membership. Our kids our 15 and 11 and still enjoy going to the zoo to see the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Trex528
via mobile
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bird show” (48 reviews)
“discovery bay” (21 reviews)
“indoor exhibits” (21 reviews)
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13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8199
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+1 952-432-9000
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"bird show"
in 48 reviews
"discovery bay"
in 21 reviews
"indoor exhibits"
in 21 reviews
"sea otters"
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"splash pad"
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"grizzly bear"
in 10 reviews
"african animals"
in 8 reviews
"family farm"
in 11 reviews
"kangaroo exhibit"
in 7 reviews
"prairie dogs"
in 11 reviews
"family membership"
in 8 reviews
"tropical area"
in 7 reviews
"natural habitat"
in 10 reviews
"imax theater"
in 12 reviews
"tropics trail"
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"butterfly house"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are members, and it’s so worth it! We visit every so often, and it’s nice to go and not feel like we need to “see it all” since we paid so much! We love going in the spring to see the farm babies! The...More

Thank Kimberly B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have a zoo membership. Our kids our 15 and 11 and still enjoy going to the zoo to see the animals and take pictures. Great place for photographers to get beautiful shots of animals and landscaping. It’s usually busy on weekends, but it’s big...More

Thank Trex528
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the cleaner, nicer zoos in the US! Obviously winter limits things a little so go in the summer. Biggest IMAX in the Midwest showing nature films and blockbusters.

Thank Greg E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took our grand-daughter to the MN Zoo to see the baby farm animals. She was delighted beyond words. Her very favorite was the baby goats. It just isn't spring without a trip to see the farm babies.

Thank pamelapreiss
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wish I could give a better review but just can't, I would say for the most part the Zoo is good. But I really feel bad for the monkey's. Their area has not changed in over 20 years, it really looks depressing and is...More

Thank ginniemae2016
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We wish the price wasn’t so much but we also understand it takes a lot to run a zoo. The facility is always clean and animals are well cared for. So much extra fun stuff like the park and splash pad so it turns into...More

Thank Foodie2114
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

No Bird show. No Kangaroos ( exhibit to open summer 2018). Some Animals didn’t appear to be in the areas. Most of the ones we did see were sleeping or not moving too much. It was very crowded. We did get to watch the Shark...More

Thank Paula R
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The Minnesota Zoo is a beautiful zoo with great natural environments and lots of different animals! They really do an excellent job of giving the animals a great habitat to enjoy. The employees and volunteers are exceptional and knowledgeable-you can tell they love what they...More

1  Thank jens0325
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had some misgivings about a trip to the zoo in the dead of a Minnesota winter, but it turned out that the only weather-affected part of the visit was the walk to and from the car. While we didn't even pretend to do a...More

Thank Wayne F
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The Minnesota zoo is in Apple Valley Minnesota which is roughly 15 minutes from Minneapolis our family has been there three times and we still enjoy ever visit. The zoo has a marine section where you can touch nurse sharks and stingrays and is very...More

Thank Scott M
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Rhonda V
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Response from Shaun J | Reviewed this property |
Como Park is depressing. MINNESOTA ZOO was very nice !!!
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Yes, $2 off for adults and $1 off for youth & seniors.
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The monorail is no longer running.
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