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Space Farms Zoo & Museum

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218 County Rd 519, Sussex, NJ 07461-2800
+1 973-875-5800
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Horrible.

While I honestly don’t support any zoo I do feel that some are better than others. This place is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kari G
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a fun place to spend the day with your family

We go here frequently , have for years. After strolling around checking out the animals and feeding... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
motherthomp
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Montague, New Jersey
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218 County Rd 519, Sussex, NJ 07461-2800
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"picnic tables"
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"pizza"
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"great collection"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While I honestly don’t support any zoo I do feel that some are better than others. This place is the absolute worst. We got 10 feet into the zoo and even my husband and son wanted to turn around and walk out because they felt...More

Thank Kari G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go here frequently , have for years. After strolling around checking out the animals and feeding some by hand there is a relaxing place to take a picnic or eat at their eatery. picnic tables and playground equipment under the shade trees. There is...More

Thank motherthomp
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

The poor bears no room to roam and feel like a bear if you are going to keep them in captivity and make a living off of them at least give them some stimulation and a natural environment. Watched a big wild cat pace back...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Been here 5 times .. great time each one! A hidden gem. The bears are so close and very fun to watch.

Thank j222v1
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of the hidden crown jewels of rural NJ (along with the Lakota Wolf Preserve). Old fashioned, yes, but that's a huge part of its charms. It isn't Disney. It isn't Multimedia it's real life. The animals seem happy and the concerns of seeing them...More

Thank thirteencolonies
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Kids of all ages will love this place- mine were 5 & 6 . A lot of walking though. You can feed some of the animals. Best to go when it's cool out - when it's to hot - some of the animals you can't...More

Thank JamieLu
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Space Farms Zoo and Museum serves to be educational and fun for animal enthusiasts in the heart of Sussex County. The establishment is easy to find, provides ample parking and picnic tables, and the exhibits "wow" patrons. As a science educator and world traveler I...More

Thank Scienceonseven
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

All in all we enjoyed this place. Enclosures are too small for each type of animal , but the animals are well fed . Good variety and informative. Grounds were super clean. BUT we were horrified at the shape of the donkeys hooves. They were...More

Thank Cora P
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

We went to Space Farms this weekend. It is just a perfect place to go on a day trip with the family. It as though you step back into the 50's. The place is really clean. It is a wonderful place to spend the whole...More

Thank Denise C
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the day. Animals looked clean and happy. Good day out with the family. Go and enjoy the zoo and museum.

Thank Familytraveler1214
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