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Address: 1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610
Phone Number: 203-394-6565
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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fun day with grandchildren

went on aarp free fourth friday...............no charge for me , 15% off for my daughter and 3 children. Kids had a blast following the tiger tracks. The zoo is very clean and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

a family can have on the "cheap". Bring a picnic lunch and just wander the Zoo... All the staff and volunteers are nice and very helpful.

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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

went on aarp free fourth friday...............no charge for me , 15% off for my daughter and 3 children. Kids had a blast following the tiger tracks. The zoo is very clean and well kept.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Easy access with strollers for the young kids! Staff were very friendly and helpful, easy parking and access, as well as picnic facilities. Need to update some if the exhibits, you can't see through the glass/plastic guards!

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East Kingston, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We stopped in not expecting much and were very pleased. The staff was very nice and the park was clean. They had some unexpected animals, some of which small zoos often do not have. Do not expect a world class zoo but it was a great relaxing day. They are upgrading several exhibits as well. Great zoo for the price.

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Milford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My 4 year-old daughter wanted to have her party at the zoo for the 2nd year in a row. This year we decided not to have the touch an animal feature. It is an extra $50 and she wasn't that into it last year. The zoo provides you with a staff member that helps you set up and is supposed... More 

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Stratford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

My mother, niece, nephew and I decided to visit this zoo because we had coupons where children under 11 get free admission. Thank goodness! This place is not worth the price to get in! Those poor animals is all I can say! I wanted to reach in every cage and set each animal free. The monkeys, Tigers, wolves, cheetahs--all looked... More 

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new haven, ct
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

For its size, the Beardsley Zoo is a winner. It's not San Diego or the Bronx, so don't go expecting that. It's not even the Roger Williams Zoo in Providence. It very much recalls the Central Park Zoo in size and scope (and even in the similar World Tropics Building). The zoo has some older exhibits but is trying to... More 

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Clean and well maintained with a nice variety of exhibits. The parking and access were excellent. The gift shop had a large and varied inventory of many reasonably priced and unique items.We had lunch, rode the carousel, saw many cool animals and overall had a wonderful day. I highly recommend it for children and adults.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I absolutly love this place. My school has a program that i help out and i am part of the 4-h club. The animals are so sweet and the zoo takes really good are of them. I come every other sunday and if i didnt come to help because i dont like it. If i chose a zoo out of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Took my young toddler to this zoo and while she loved the farm animals, it was so devastating to see the tigers and leopard pace back and forth over and over. They also look malnourished and miserable! The tigers were so thin. I wish this zoo had better practices in terms of maintaining the animal's health and wellness. It is... More 

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Additional Information about Beardsley Zoo

Address: Address: 1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610
Phone Number: 203-394-6565
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bridgeport
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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