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Birmingham Zoo

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Address: 2630 Cahaba Road, Birmingham, AL 35223
Phone Number: 205-879-0409
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Description: Watch sea lions being trained and fed, zip around on the Zoo Train, hop on...
Watch sea lions being trained and fed, zip around on the Zoo Train, hop on the carousel, check out the alligator swamp and tropical rain forest: all this and more are offered at this educational and entertaining zoo housing 170 animals from around the world, including endangered species.
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A great family trip, up and coming!

It is very obvious there a great things happening at the zoo. The changes since our last visit 3 years ago are amazing. Make sure to go and contribute to this improving and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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Birmingham, Alabama
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The admission price was not expensive. It is very reasonable. This was a wonderful outing. It was just HOT!!!!. DO NOT go in the middle of the day. Be sure to take a lot of cash it you are going to eat there. The food prices were a little steep for me. Lol. My daughter was 7 years old when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We had a great visit with family and friends. It's a great zoo to visit loved the camel rides and zip line we all had a great day.

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It is very obvious there a great things happening at the zoo. The changes since our last visit 3 years ago are amazing. Make sure to go and contribute to this improving and wonderful attraction.

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Columbus, Mississippi
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My kids, nieces, and nephews had a blast. We will definitely go back. We will just wait until it's not so hot!

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Love, love the Birmingham Zoo. Great place to take your children for the day. The Zoo is very clean and well taken care of - a delightful experience for one and all:-)

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Birmingham, Alabama
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The grandchildren always enjoy spending time at the Zoo with their Mimi. Plenty to do and conveniently located

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Baghdad, Iraq
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

For a city the size of Birmingham, Alabama this is a fantastic zoo. With lots of trees and beautiful walks, it is a pleasure to visit.

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LNS4
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

small zoo can easily do it all in well under 2 hours. The botanical gardens is located close so you can make it a trip to both. A good idea to eat before you come. It is below average frozen grocery store foods and snacks with

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I had a great time this week at the Zoo. The animals were great and their are may types of them. The areas were clean and the animals really interact with you. My niece loved it so this is great for kids for the summer to visit the Zoo. The food items were reasonable and the customer service for wonderful.... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Went with my family of 5, two of them under the age of 10. I did like the different animals at the zoo to see, but I did not like the hours of operations and how hard it was to see some of the animals...like the rhinos.

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Additional Information about Birmingham Zoo

Address: 2630 Cahaba Road, Birmingham, AL 35223
Phone Number: 205-879-0409
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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