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Louisville Zoo

#14 of 179 things to do in Louisville Features Animals
1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213-1559
+1 502-459-2181
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cool zoo

very lovely zoo great selection of animals great to watch the polar bear and grizzly bears being... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mittagong, Australia
Really impressed, with to full zoo.

Very lucky that I grew up with the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Ne. So a lot of zoo disappointed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Louisville, Kentucky
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213-1559
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+1 502-459-2181
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Reviewed yesterday

very lovely zoo great selection of animals great to watch the polar bear and grizzly bears being feed even seen the aussie animals which i see every day in australia the train and carrosel where good for the kids as well as the water park

Thank 461glennw
Reviewed yesterday

Very lucky that I grew up with the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Ne. So a lot of zoo disappointed compared to that zoo. But Louisville zoo was a very pleasant surprise. We have gone 3 times in the last two years and very happy...More

Thank kwerner27
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a beautifully kept zoo. The animals looked healthy and well taken care of. The grounds were neat and tended to. There were other attractions, a small water park, a train, several animal shows. This is a nice way to spend several hours.

Thank rowtreeman
Reviewed 5 days ago

While I'm biased, living in Louisville, I believe our zoo is top-rate! A great variety of animals, lots of interesting exhibits, and a number of special features (playgrounds, statues, dining options, holiday exhibits, etc.). The location is great, too, right off the Watterson Expressway. If...More

Thank MattKY
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoy visiting various zoos along our Adventure paths. We used to hit up the Louisville zoo frequently on our way to my parents house, but haven't been back in several years due to their moving down south. We were in for a treat! The...More

Thank abneyt
Reviewed 6 days ago

Louisville has one of the best zoo's around. Very clean. Friendly people. A lot of great shows. The exhibits are attractive and interesting. My grandkids love it!

Thank sm99220
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this zoo, as it had many of the animals you would expect, and plenty of shady places to enjoy in the middle of the August heat. Our tickets were 1/2 off for some reason, but are typically $30 + $5 for parking.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bird show had a Bateluer eagle which is my second favorite eagle behind the Harpy eagle! Really cool seeing mane wolves. The outdoor gorilla exhibit seemed like it was just a large but boring space until I saw a gorilla able to climb a...More

Thank waddiej
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Might not be the biggest or fanciest zoo, but we had a great afternoon at the zoo. We were a group of 11 - 8 adults from mid-twenties to 60+ and 3 kiddos ages 3, 6, and 8. We were surprised how active the animals...More

Thank Dalen K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had the chance to take two of our grandsons to the zoo today and the weather was perfect. The 8 and 6 yr olds have been there before and had places they didn't want to miss--the gorilla exhibit with the new...More

Thank Linda A
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8 June 2017|
Response from Jeffrey W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what their policy is - but there is plenty of space!
19 March 2017|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
The water in May in Louisville is mid to upper 70s beautiful, come on over!
9 December 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey W | Reviewed this property |
If you only have 2 hours - I would suggest a different attraction - the zoo will cost 2 adults about $40-50 entry fee and parking - and it will take you 2 hours just to walk all the trails in the zoo without stopping to look... More