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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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Enjoyable any time of year

The Zoo in St. Louis is one of the best in the United States. They have activities year round... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Deb R
Saint Louis, Missouri
Excellent Zoo and its FREE

I would come back to St Louis just to visit this zoo again. Very happy animals. Very active. My... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
Kimberly J
Crown Point, Indiana
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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” (321 reviews)
“penguin exhibit” (206 reviews)
“safari pass” (187 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 23 November 2016

The Zoo in St. Louis is one of the best in the United States. They have activities year round, including holidays, such as Christmas. The sleep-overs in the sea lion tunnel are also very popular. Exhibits are well laid out amid nicely landscaped grounds. Check...More

Thank Deb R
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I would come back to St Louis just to visit this zoo again. Very happy animals. Very active. My daughter said it was better than the San Diego zoo that cost $50 a person to get in!

Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent newer exhibits for apes, sea lions, polar bears, and penguins. Beautifully renovated older buildings for birds, monkeys, and reptiles. The Children's Zoo has a high level of interaction with animals you can touch and learn about. It has a $4 fee which is only...More

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were in town for a family wedding and went to the zoo early in the morning with my niece and her family which included an 18 month old boy. Everyone had a blast from seeing the sea lions being fed and playing to seeing...More

Thank Noel J
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the Zoo. Was a cooler day and the animals were out. Definitely worth the visit. We even got to hear the very loud roar from the Lion. It is free. Unless you want to do the train. But very beautiful. It is...More

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Wonderful place to visit and learn about animals. Everything is well marked and mapped for easy locating exhibits. Noted as 1 free entry attraction in the USA. However, parking is $10 to $20 depending on season. Google for advice. Also once inside, some exhibits such...More

Thank Jimbo1937
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We took seven of us on this trip. Made a day of wild life and picnic time. Was very hot this day. The zoo had plenty of free water stops. And sprinkler stop to just mist the body down. My favorite as always are the...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is one of the best bangs for your buck in St. Louis. Local can't get enough of the place. There is something to see for everyone and the kid's exhibits are great. This is a Must See!

Thank TonyD4759
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Saint Louis had one of the top zoos in America been to several in much larger cities and they don't compare not to mention is FREE. You have to ride the train, take your children to the kids zoo and feed the animals est your...More

Thank istrainer1
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We love the animals in the summer. Our zoo has a fantastic light show during the holidays and the penguins steal the scene.

Thank Steve D
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16 August 2017|
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Response from mkwillick | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do ... I just called them $8 for regular wheel chair $28 for electric with no canopy $38 for electric with canopy There are two locations for rentals, north and south entrances. Just ask an employee to guide you... More
Melissa R
6 August 2017|
Response from JennyGE815 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot to see at the zoo. A shorter sunnier day may be preferred.
Tracy S
27 July 2017|
Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Free stuff is more than enough