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Miller Park Zoo

1020 S. Morris Ave., Miller Park, Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 434-2250
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Ranked #2 of 10 Attractions in Bloomington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Ive been to this zoo a few times. Yes it is small and for those of us who live near larger zoos it may seem like the cages are small but Ive been told that most of their animals are there for health reasons or unwanted at other zoos. It is a unique experience. The staff is friendly and I... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love visiting this Zoo whenever I am in town. I loved their Sloth (although I am not a big fan of the monkeys that have to be in the same cage as the sloth - one of the monkeys always beats up the sloth - don't ask what I want to do to that nasty monkey). The animals, overall,... More

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Le Roy, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

so much more than i expected! lots of different animals and interactive exhibits. plus, all of the staff & volunteers are so nice!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

It was a nice afternoon, not a large zoo but is surrounded by a large park could spend most of the day entertaining yourselves there.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Good exhibits, some nice old buildings in good shape. A small city zoo that offers a lot for kids. Situated in Miller Park, which has a nice lake and lots of large old trees ideal for picnicking.

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Hugo, Oklahoma
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The zoo is very well maintained and the staff friendly and helpful. It is small but definitely worth a visit or membership if you're in the area long enough and enjoy weekly or monthly visits. My kids and I love seeing the animals and watching them eat, play, etc.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The zoo is great value for money, we spent ages walking around, we saw the bear and leopard getting fed, it was a very pleasant afternoon.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

While the zoo is a fun place to stop by and kill a couple of hours, I don't think the animals are treated right. Large animals such as a tiger and a bear are kept alone in tiny cement cells. They look like they are in poor health and should not be kept in such enclosures.

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Joplin, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Our family was driving through and on a whim decided to visit. This is an awesome small zoo. We easily covered it in two hours but could have taken more time. There were lots of keeper and animal interactions available. Several walk through exhibits where you felt up close to the animals but safe too. Staff was very friendly and... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This little zoo is a hidden gem in town. It features lots of animals and small crowds, so you can really get up close. The wallaby encounter area is awesome & kids love it. The carousel is precious as well. We had fun looking for the wolf in the wolf encounter & saying hello to the red panda before measuring... More

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