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The Maryland Zoo

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1 Safari Pl, Baltimore, MD 21217
+1 410-396-7102
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Very close to Inner Harbor and worth the stop

We go to Inner Harbor all the time, but never stopped into the zoo. Not too big and not small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Old Zoo with a newer theme

Summer days find a lot of the residents napping. They have a couple of cute young bears that were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edward S
Sarasota, Florida
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Visitors meet more than 1,500 animals including chimpanzees, elephants, leopards and warthogs as they journey on an African safari, groom goats in the Farmyard, explore the winding trails through the Lyn P. Myerhoff Maryland Wilderness and watch the polar bears swim next to you at the underwater viewing window. Plus, don't miss the new, award winning Penguin Coast exhibit featuring the most successful breeding colony of endangered African penguins in North America.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“penguin exhibit” (66 reviews)
“camel ride” (11 reviews)
“feed a giraffe” (10 reviews)
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1 Safari Pl, Baltimore, MD 21217
+1 410-396-7102
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to Inner Harbor all the time, but never stopped into the zoo. Not too big and not small either. Had a little bit of everything. Well laid out. Penguins were a favorite. Had a great lunch at one of the restaurants on site....More

Thank JG717
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Summer days find a lot of the residents napping. They have a couple of cute young bears that were playing and swimming in their area. Beautiful African area. Penguins, birds, cats and assorted beasts. Tram takes you from the parking area to the zoo. Shady...More

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the opportunity to visit the zoo recently with our grandson. I was impressed with a many of the displays where animals had a lot of room to move around like the giraffes, zebras and chimps. And the huge flight cage was good. Other...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited the Maryland/Baltimore Zoo for over 40 years. I have always felt that it was one of the best and most accessible zoos including some that I have visited in Asia. I went to the Maryland Zoo the other day and was saddened...More

Thank GASheridan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a lot of walking for the size of the zoo, but we enjoyed the animals, especially a very active chimp who kept banging on the walls to get everyone's attention. The only disappointment was the new exhibit with the polar bears and grizzly...More

Thank Candy0911
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not as big as San Diego or the National zoo, but a nice place to visit. A great variety of animals and reptiles- Nice walking trails- Penguins are fun to watch. nice demonstrations and feedings Fun for the whole family

Thank 849lawrences
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Living in NY, the Bronx Zoo is always a real for us, but going to a smaller, more easily navigated zoo has its benefits too. Good exhibits, very clean.

Thank dpec421
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Perhaps I have been been spoiled by zoos, but I was severely disappointed by this zoo. First, you walk in and you either have to walk a ways to get to the exhibits OR you have to take a shuttle. I think it takes away...More

1  Thank kjerstinjl
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Really solid zoo. Lots of walking though, and some tricky areas with a stroller. Besides the penguins, polar exhibit was pretty much empty. African area made up for that tho and had animals everywhere. Really liked exploring thru caves for the maryland exhibits. Maybe they...More

1  Thank mcousins1221
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We began our long weekend in Inner Harbor at the Maryland Zoo. They have a shuttle to bring everyone into the zoo because it is a little bit of a walk to get to the main entrance inside. Nice animal exhibits that looked very inviting...More

Thank Diane S
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11 August 2017|
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Response from Tim R | Reviewed this property |
If you're a member of another zoo somewhere else they may have a reciprocal agreement for a reduced entrance fee.
neal t
13 September 2016|
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Response from lejaceman | Reviewed this property |
According to google maps it's a 17minute bike ride (2.4 miles) and only 12minutes by car (no biggie since it's only a difference of 5 minutes). There's free parking which is rare these days. I wouldn't advise to walk there... More
Juli W
22 August 2016|
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Response from aedwardr | Reviewed this property |
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is accredited by AZA