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St. Louis Zoo

#1 of 258 things to do in Saint Louis Features Animals
1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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Great way to spend an afternoon (or longer )

Took my 6yr old here for a visit in july. He had an awesome time. Loved the giraffes, the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
P.E. M
via mobile
Best Zoo around

Best Zoo around, hands down. One of the best attractions in STL. Our kids love to go see the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brett C
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Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea lion show” (304 reviews)
“penguin exhibit” (191 reviews)
“safari pass” (186 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took my 6yr old here for a visit in july. He had an awesome time. Loved the giraffes, the gorillas, and the train. It is amazing that this is a free attraction! Highly recommend! !!!

Thank P.E. M
Reviewed yesterday

Best Zoo around, hands down. One of the best attractions in STL. Our kids love to go see the Rhino/Elephant exhibit and go inside the cold to see the penguins.

Thank Brett C
Reviewed yesterday

Free zoo but the food cost is outrageous of course and you pay for each show. Oh yeah the close parking is $25 and park farther away for $20. saint louis is hot in the 90s most time and very humid during the summer. the...More

1  Thank greeksforjesus
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took family group of ten members to St. Louis Zoo in early July, 2017. It was a wonderful outing1 Various kinds of animals, beautiful settings, courteous and helpful staff, rest areas and refreshments available made this an adventure to remember. Only zoo that I have...More

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've been to almost every zoo east of Colorado and st Lou's is the best. Free entry but parking is 25 per car

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We've been to the zoo many times and once again, it was a great day. For my son's 6th birthday present, we bought him a behind the scene tour at the reptile house. He LOVED it. We got to touch a few different snakes and...More

Thank dhartley7411
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our experience at being close to and experiencing animals in the wild at the St. Louis Zoo was nearly as good as our trip to South Africa. No joke. Why? The zoo has gone to great lengths to simulate the natural environments (River's Edge African...More

Thank WilliamDonius
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The only known zoo ( at least to me) that offers such a diversity for free, yes you heard me FREE entrance fee. Beautiful well taken care of animals. The staff was extremely courteous, awesome overall experience.

Thank Rhina M
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was skeptical to visit this zoo once I learned that it was free. I mean, how good could a free zoo be? AMAZING! That is how good a free zoo can be. My niece and I spent a lovely morning at the zoo and...More

Thank LeenieBugs
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love when zoos are nicely landscaped & decorated so it's not just looking at animals in cages. The St. Louis zoo is just that. Lots of animals to see, and a nice place to walk and enjoy some beautiful landscaping and sculptures. And be...More

Thank Mary Beth U
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10 July 2017|
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Response from Diana D | Reviewed this property |
I saw stroller rentals when we walked in, I believe I saw other options as well to assist getting around. The zoo is very large.