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Toledo Zoo

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A lot of construction going on but still a great day.

A nice place to visit. Much of it built by the WPA it is now getting a facelift. Due to the... read more

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Storyteller-N03
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Vero Beach, Florida
Went for zipline

Went for the zipline which was not bad. Recommend going first thing if it is hot, we were first and... read more

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Get an underwater view of hippos at the Hippoquarium, the only such zoo exhibit in the world, and then move on to see the 500 or so other species of mammals, reptiles and birds.
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2700 Broadway St, Toledo, OH 43609-3100
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+1 419-385-5721
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Reviewed today

A nice place to visit. Much of it built by the WPA it is now getting a facelift. Due to the construction and a couple of other factors, I would now recommend a visit to the Detroit Zoo for a better educational experience (for the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for the zipline which was not bad. Recommend going first thing if it is hot, we were first and with helmets and such we were still sweating. The 80 ft jump off the same tower was way worth the 20 bucks. I've gone sky...More

Thank byoung81
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Toledo zoo is a very nice mid sized zoo. We spent about 2.5 he's there and were able to see everything. Be aware that some construction is going on, but only the small museum is currently closed. The animals have nice enclosures, and the...More

Thank TetonLover35
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Toledo Zoo ranks right up with the much better know San Diego Zoo. The exhibits are first class and the grounds are much easier to get around. You and your family will enjoy great views front and center and your family won't be wearing...More

Thank march0lland
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We live “close” to both the Toledo Zoo and Detroit Zoo. Both Zoos have advantages over the other. Some of the things we and our 2 year old loves about the Toledo Zoo. (1) Train ride to see the savanna animals. (2) Exhibits are close...More

Thank Rvaughn6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place, friendly people and staff, clean and lots of different animals to see, has lots of activities and events. A must if your in the area.

Thank Anastheapple
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean and lots of animals to see - and the aquarium even better. $17 adult entry covers both. We were a little surprised by the expensive food and drinks as well as the $8.00 parking fees but we figured that’s just to be expected...More

Thank tstacy218
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best time to visit the zoo is in the evening in Fall, when they have all the lantern animals on display! All those beautiful colors, shining bright! It's also great to see how some of the real animals get more active at dusk.

Thank BuckeyeAdventures
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time there and we brought our 9 year old granddaughter. We parked on the Broadway entrance, and the Aquarium was our first exhibit to see. We made our way through all the exhibits, making sure not to miss any by following...More

Thank B L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 4 year old and 2 year old grandkids to Toledo Zoo this morning and got there around 10;00AM. It wasn't very crowded at that time so it turned out to be a good time to visit. We entered and crossed the Highway...More

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Schantell L
19 July 2018|
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Response from Flare803 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any, if there is it should be nearby the washroom and theres none there.
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mommika1
5 July 2018|
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Response from meganthurkettle | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure but there was an $8 charge for cars!
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megangrace04
30 May 2018|
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Response from BabyS_RGsquared | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are both within the same park area. The aquarium is one physical building contained within the zoo.
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