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Wildlife Learning Center

Features Animals
Closed Now: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Small and their add ons for closer encounters were really expensive

We had extra time to kill before checking in to our hotel and I found a discount on LivingSocial so... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Stacy T
Cute baby Zoo

This small center took us about 45 minutes to walk through and read the stories (some very sad) on... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Alesha C
Glendale, Arizona
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16027 Yarnell St, Sylmar, Los Angeles, CA 91342-1011
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

We had extra time to kill before checking in to our hotel and I found a discount on LivingSocial so we gave it a try. Small parking lot, but it's free parking and you could also park on the street. We saw everything in about...More

Thank Stacy T
Reviewed 23 March 2018

This small center took us about 45 minutes to walk through and read the stories (some very sad) on the animals being housed there. If you walk quickly through without looking at any animals, you could finish the center in 5 minutes! It's that small!...More

2  Thank Alesha C
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I saw a deal for this place on Living Social and thought "why not". I had a great time and got some fantastic pictures. Parking is limited, but if their lot is full street parking is available. There are a variety of animals like lemurs,...More

Thank alli_sun_t
Reviewed 5 October 2017

What a great experience! Ideal place for children and children-at-heart. It's a small, shaded area on the edge of a residential area. There is limited parking inside the fence. I recommend parking on the street. Prices have gone up a little, but the most that...More

Thank randylee223
Reviewed 18 September 2017

My husband surprised me with a trip to WLC because of my sloth obsession. We got there fifteen minutes prior to opening on a Saturday because the sloth experience does not take reservations. We were the second people there. We parked right along the centers...More

Thank sailor_grl
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was the most amazing little unknown treasure. It is a small animal rescue centre that depends solely on us all visiting. We had an encounter with the famous Lola the sloth and her room mate Syd. If you ever want to get up close...More

Thank wendoveravenue
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My wife an I are animal lovers and discovered The Wildlife Learning Center before we had our son. This place is like a very small zoo that has rescued animals. It is very inexpensive to get in, but one unique things is that you can...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 20 May 2017

It seemed nice at first to get up close to the animals, and then you realized how poor their living conditions are. The cages are very small and there seems to be almost nothing for the animals to do. There was very loud construction with...More

3  Thank Mom_of_Alex
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is a great experience for anyone who loves animals and wants an opportunity for some 'close encounters'. My husband and I booked a private interactive tour. Yes, it's a little pricey but the money helps support the animals AND you get to interact with...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 16 February 2017

In a residential area of Sylmar is this small gem. You could walk the place in less than an hour, but you will take longer to see all of these wonderful animals. The walkways give you a pretty up close view of everything. All of...More

1  Thank Gerry D
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12 February 2017|
Response from Joyu73 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is very limited parking available (which I think is free) but we just parked on the road without a problem when we visited and yes we took water and snacks in with us, again without a problem. Hope you enjoy your... More
23 January 2015|
Response from Wanderer_Jen |
Their website says admission is: Children: $6 (13 and under) Adults: $7 Seniors: $6 Veterans (with I.D.): $6 Children 2 years & younger: Free However, if you want an animal encounter, you'll need to check their website... More
Joelle M
12 January 2015|
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Response from Analyssa V |
HI!! They don't take reservations but if you call the day before you go they will be able to tell you if Lola, the sloth will be there. They advise you to arrive as soon as they open at 11am to get admission to see Lola. I... More