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Brandywine Zoo

#14 of 72 things to do in Wilmington Features Animals
1001 N Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19802-3801
1 (302) 571-7747
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Perfect way to spend a couple hours in Wilmington.

As other mentioned, this is a small but really wonderful zoo. Ideal for young children and very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Virginia Beach, Virginia

It's a very tiny zoo. Not much to see here, but hey if you live in the city or close by its not a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Swedesboro, New Jersey
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Delaware's only zoo, the Brandywine Zoo sits in scenic Brandywine Park in Wilmington, Delaware. This small zoo packs a lot of punch into only 11 acres. Featuring endangered species such as an Amur tiger, Andean condors, red pandas and more, and accredited by the American Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the Brandywine Zoo works to educate the public, connect people with animals, and strengthening global conservation.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good38%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
1001 N Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19802-3801
1 (302) 571-7747
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As other mentioned, this is a small but really wonderful zoo. Ideal for young children and very accessible for elders. Interesting animals and habitats-be sure to brush the goats and listen to the chattering parrot-he has quite a vocabulary! There is a very nice outdoor...More

Thank LynnVB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very tiny zoo. Not much to see here, but hey if you live in the city or close by its not a bad trip to take the kids to for an afternoon out.

Thank Kiff133
Reviewed 11 July 2017

toddlers to teens this Zoo is a must do! Small, wonderful layout, staff are friendly and great for picnics!

Thank Sheila J
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We saw a lot of really neat animals in this zoo! It's great because it's located right in the park, where you can walk by the creek before or after, and parking is easy. Price is reasonable. Had no idea there were so many things...More

1  Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 22 April 2017

this zoo is wonderful for the entire famiily: it is especially good for young children. the reason it is so great is because there is also a playground near the zoo: there is alot of beautiful flowers, and walking paths in addition to lots of...More

Thank danna l
Reviewed 11 April 2017

perfect size! this zoo is small enough that by the time you've seen everything, the kids are tired and done. has enough variety of animals to keep a young one interested. excellent zookeepers that will answer any questions you have and they frequently have animal...More

Thank Justinetravels11
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A nice enough place as far as it goes, but there's not much to see here. This is not a zoo where you're going to spend a lot of time. On our first visit we walked around for about a half an hour and realized...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a great zoo to take young children. It is not large, easily walkable by young kids and has a variety of animals. They also usually have interactive table where you can feel an eagle feather or look at other objects. They also have...More

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We loved our visit and were surprised that the zoo was free. The zoo was perfect in size for families with toddlers/small children. Will visit again.

1  Thank 784kelleyb
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Its size is one of its best features! If you've got kids under 8 years old, don't go to the expense to take them to a big zoo. They will get tired and lose interest. The Brandywine Zoo is just the right size for their...More

1  Thank hhstitches
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