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Montgomery Zoo

Address: Northern Blvd., Lower Wetumpka Road / Coliseum Blvd., Montgomery, AL
Phone Number: 334-240-4900
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Ranked #4 of 20 Activities in Montgomery
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: This popular family destination, spread over 40 acres, is home to over 700 animals from five...
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: This popular family destination, spread over 40 acres, is home to over 700 animals from five continents, including the famous Bengal tiger. A train ride around the park provides an overview of the site and a chance to determine where you want to go later for a closer look.

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Columbus, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

What a little gem! We live only about an hour and a half from this zoo and I can not believe we have not been before. It is a little pricey but once you're in you can see why. They have a GREAT playground and petting zoo area. The sky lift was worth the extra money! You can pack snacks,... More 

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Wetumpka, Alabama
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81 reviews 81 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Been to this zoo several times in the past and found that it had not changed so much. Seems to be kept in good condition as far as the exhibits and grounds are concerned. Safe surroundings as well. Good outing for a family. I would return.

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Auburn, Alabama
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

While you hate to criticize a zoo in these tough financial times, charging $15 per person for a train ride less than 15 minutes long and having no animals on display is just too much. Been to columbus and cincinnati zoos and they had marvelous lights and many animals. Save your $

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Perfect family entertainment , well maintained great atmosphere , make this a yearly Christmas tradition

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Montgomery Zoo is a relaxed and enjoyable, interactive park with educational exhibits, non-stressful interactions, a lake for paddle boating, sky-buckets for viewing the zoo from above, a train and a playground for relaxation an unwinding. This is a zoo where the kids can run and have fun. During the summer there are misting stations to keep cool and Christmas brings... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

After moving to the area a trip to the zoo was on the top of the list. I had read mixed reviews and was a bit nervous. I found the grounds to be clean and well kept. The animals are easy to see and look healthy. The layout is nice and makes for a very nice afternoon stroll. The new... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We always enjoy visiting the Montgomery Zoo! Our Grand Sons have their party there every November! The animals look happy and healthy! Staff are friendly! Love the train ride and sky lift!

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Montgomery, Alabama
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We are members of the Zoo. It is great for our kids, and the exhibits are fantastic. Having been to the National Zoo in D.C. this compares favorably. The lion and tiger exhibits are great, and the kids love the park and feeding all the animals. It is definitely worth a trip whether you live or are visiting Montgomery. Highly... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama, USA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The Montgomery Zoo is a great family experience. The zoo is well-kept and has a wide variety of animals. Kids love the train ride.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My family loves to go to the zoo! The Montgomery Zoo is a great place to take the kids or even enjoy and adult stroll and animal viewing. This zoo can get very busy during certain days of the year as this is a field trip destination. However, if you prefer less crowded times, I think it's best to call... More 

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