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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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The best free attraction on earth!

I absolutely love the zoo! They are always updating the exhibits and adding new animals. My... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Beth J
Attraction for Everyone

Great attraction for all ages and with no admittance fee its great for families on a budget, very... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
mweiss2727
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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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” (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
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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 13 September 2016

I absolutely love the zoo! They are always updating the exhibits and adding new animals. My favorite is the sea lion exhibit, where you can watch the feedings, training sessions, and shows above the water, and then you can walk through the acrylic tunnel to...More

Thank Beth J
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great attraction for all ages and with no admittance fee its great for families on a budget, very accessible for seniors.

Thank mweiss2727
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The St. Louis Zoo was recently voted the best free attraction in the county. With good reason! It's great for little kids and big ones alike! I just took my 19-year old son and 3 of his friends, and they had a great time. We...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It was a great time. All the animals were out. My son had a blast. Ground was clean. Employees on the train ride were very friendly. I would go again.

Thank handjelliott
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Merlin Perkins used to have an animal show when I was a kid, way back in the 60's. He was the director of this awesome zoo. There is a kid's zoo, a penguin area, sea lions (be sure to watch them get fed), shows (elephant,...More

Thank malbers2016
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The zoo is one of the better attractions in St Louis. It is large, well taken care of, and free. The variety of animals is impressive and the animal enclosures are consistently upgraded to make a better experience for the animals and for visitors.

Thank rtbt78
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Spend a few hours or all day, either way you will enjoy every aspect of this Zoo!! From the Wide variety of things to see and do to the concessions and souvenirs each aspect is budget friendly and family entertaining. Many learning experiences that feel...More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The zoo was clean, staff is friendly. One of the better free zoos that my family has visited. Everything was reasonably priced.

Thank hyserfam
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've been to the St. Louis Zoo many times, but taking my 18 month old was definitely the most memorable. He absolutely loved everything. We stayed 4 hours and didn't even see all there was to see! His favorites were the penguins, lion, elephant, and...More

Thank Mishay W
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way home from St. Louis. The service center was good and the food was good. Will stop here in the future.

Thank Mike G
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tricia12557
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.
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