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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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This zoo is fairly small compared to the better known ones but it is still a good way to spend a couple hours and see some animals. It's spread out enough that once you get past... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Madison, Connecticut
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East Hartford, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We took the family for a nice time at the zoo and we were impressed. Free parking which was nice. Affordable to get in at $14/adult. There are coupons online to get the kids in free. $14 is great compared to other zoos such as Southwick, Roger Williams or Bronx zoos. They had a great variety of exhibits. Fun for... More 

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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48 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My family has been to Beardsley Zoo many times. When the kids were much younger, we had the family membership and would go several times a week. We've always loved animals and to see those which aren't indigenous to our area was a real treat for all of us. Even with teenagers, visits to the zoo, albeit less frequent, proved... More 

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Connecticut
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53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Zoo has a nice layout, not too big and not too small. It is possible to see everything in 2 hours with relative ease. The downside to our visit was the construction going on and due to this some of the animals were not available for public viewing. For kids, this is can be an exciting place to visit although... More 

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Madison, Connecticut
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197 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This zoo is fairly small compared to the better known ones but it is still a good way to spend a couple hours and see some animals. It's spread out enough that once you get past the main entry area it didn't feel congested with people. Saw a good variety of animals and they have tried to give them a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 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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Additional Information about Beardsley Zoo

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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