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Racine Zoo

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Great time

Had a great time. While not the largest, the exhibits were done well and the animals seemed well... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
North America
Good zoo with no crowds

This is a nice little zoo that is not as expensive or crowded as the bigger zoos. The Good: - Only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeffrey G
Chicago, Illinois
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Nestled on the sandy shores of beautiful Lake Michigan, the Racine Zoo is home to some of the world's most remarkable and endangered wildlife. Enjoy our many interactive exhibits and animal encounters including Walkabout Creek, Barnyard Safari...more
2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI
+1 262-636-9189
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All reviews lake michigan perfect size few hours animal exhibits petting area monkey house great animals kangaroo exhibit nice play area kids love fun to watch street parking beautiful location free parking on display giraffes aviary
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a great time. While not the largest, the exhibits were done well and the animals seemed well cared for. Entry price was great and the layout was well done. I had not been here since I was a small child so it was interesting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice little zoo that is not as expensive or crowded as the bigger zoos. The Good: - Only $8 per adult for admission - Decent amount of zoo animals - Lots of kids playgrounds - No crowds and lots of open space...More

Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are used to big city zoos, you won't find that here. However, you will find a clean, small zoo with beautiful pathways, interesting buildings, plenty of trees, and some lovely play areas. Our kids enjoyed it, and they also loved playing at the...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to this zoo my whole life, it's never going to get any better! They now charge to get in there what a joke!

Thank doughboy64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made the short drive from the Great Lakes Recruit Training Center in Illinois to go to this zoo. Yes, it is small but the varitety of animals at this zoo is large! We were there right about at opening time and it was a...More

Thank Lori F
Reviewed 10 August 2018

The zoo is small but has nice walkways and a lot of space for families to play or picnic. I would consider this zoo more like a park with some animals.

Thank SirlesT
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We stopped by here on a Wed. for approx. 2 hours. We fed the giraffes. Bring cash; it was $2. It was a good afternoon, and we were glad we went.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I took my nieces to the Racine zoo, and we had a great time. Many of the old buildings that I remember from my childhood are still there, but all the exhibits have been updated with natural habitats. The train was a team, but my...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a small zoo with a nice layout and buildings. Was a hot day so I didn’t go see the bear(s). Lions were really photogenic!

Thank Randall M
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome zoo! Very clean and inexpensive. Animals were very active and nice enclosures. Will visit again. Free parking!

Thank Natalie A
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Response from Natalie A | Reviewed this property |
According to their site wheelchair rentals are $5, electric wheelchairs are $25.