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St. Louis Zoo

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1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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Must visit with children!

Went with our 2 year old daughter, and she loved every moment of it. Had a hard time convincing her... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Richard C
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LOVE the STL zoo

We love the STL zoo. I lived in STL as a child and love coming back as an adult to visit The zoo... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Barbiegirl10
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Chicago, Illinois
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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%
Travellers talk about
“sea lion show” (332 reviews)
“penguin exhibit” (220 reviews)
“big cats” (96 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
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+1 314-781-0900
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Went with our 2 year old daughter, and she loved every moment of it. Had a hard time convincing her to leave the vicinity. The zoo itself is free, but if you're visiting with children, get the combination tickets that give you unlimited access to...More

Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

We love the STL zoo. I lived in STL as a child and love coming back as an adult to visit The zoo is fantastic and keeps getting better!

Thank Barbiegirl10
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

A lot of renovations and additions taking place. This is a great zoo to visit. Clean and lots to see!

Thank Dawn W
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

the zoo was great had a great time always see new things I never seen before been coming to the zoo for over 50 years and go at lest 2 times a summer just love that place

Thank dst2468
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

This zoo is amazing and huge...because it is free you can go just to see the monkeys or spend some time with the hippos. If you go early, you can find free parking in Forest Park or better yet, buy a membership and get free...More

Thank jeansteck
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

What a great way to spend an afternoon! The zoo has so much to see and when I visited all of the animals were out. The zoo posts feeding times as well so visitors will know the best times to see the animals. I did...More

Thank SKoll
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I was surprised that for a big city, that is is a 1960s zoo with large animals in small, uncomfortable, gravel lined areas. Other zoos in the U.S. have changed to give the animals much more room to move around in more grassy, natural settings....More

Thank William D
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

The St. Louis Zoo is well laid out, beautifully landscaped, the animals are well cared for and are in habitats which make it easy to imagine them in their natural home. It is rated as one of the best zoos in the country, possibly the...More

Thank Susan J
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

We are from out of town and were making a spring break trip w/ the kids. We parked and went in the North entrance since the traffic was backed up so much on the South side. I finally just let the wife and kids out...More

Thank Midwestbiztraveler
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

So first off, the zoo is free to get into, this is one of the biggest pros about the zoo. The zoo offered several at cost excursions within the zoo, we opted out and I don't think we missed out on anything major. Also we...More

Thank Willy G
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