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Address: 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46808
Phone Number: +1 260-427-6800
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Description: Winner of the 2014 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award ...and also voted...
Winner of the 2014 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award ...and also voted Indiana's #1 Summer "Gotta-Do" Attraction in a contest sponsored by the Indiana Office of Tourism & Development. The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is operated by the non-profit Fort Wayne Zoological Society under a cooperative agreement with the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreations Department. The zoo receives no tax funding for operations and operates solely on earned revenue and donations. Our Mission: Connecting kids and animals Strengthening families, Inspiring people to care. The zoo is closed for the season. Plan a visit when we reopen for the season on April 25, 2015.
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Nice Zoo

Nice laid out zoo and variety of animals. Not too large that you can not do everything in one day. Rides for kids are not too expensive. There is not alot of options for food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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South Bend
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South Bend
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Nice laid out zoo and variety of animals. Not too large that you can not do everything in one day. Rides for kids are not too expensive. There is not alot of options for food inside the zoo. It is best to hit a mejier and pack a picnic before you go into the zoo.

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NE Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Fort Wayne really is lucky to have such a fine zoo in our area. Having been to probably a dozen zoos around the country it always amazes me that I leave comparing that zoo to Fort Wayne rather than the other way around. From layout, to exhibits, and cleanliness to amenities, the Fort Wayne Zoo really is one of the... More 

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Huntertown, Indiana
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Everything about the Zoo is awesome, except for the prices. It's not very affordable for many with childeren

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Ft. Wayne, IN
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This zoo is incredibly well thought out and maintained. From trails to exhibit architecture it is well laid out and beautifully executed. Our four grandchildren (ages 7-8) were continually engaged and learning throughout the day. Ft Wayne has a real treasure in this place and families were in evidence everywhere and in abundance. It was a wonderful experience and we... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

One of my favorite places to go in Fort Wayne! The zoo is a nice hidden treasure that doesn't charge for parking like other zoos. They are always improving.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

When our kids were small we attended the zoo frequently. We are now grandparents and are back to attending the zoo again. It has only improved for the better over the years. It's always clean, the staff is helpful and there is a lot to see! You can spend a half of a day or a whole day.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful zoo with many attractions for children....and adults too. It is a good place to visit while in Fort Wayne, if you have children with you.

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Fort wayne
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

There is something for everyone here. There are 4 different areas to explore: Africa, Asia, Australia and the Cental zoo. There is a new baby giraffe (born June 2015) and a baby Orangutan that will steal your heart. Zoo is easy to navigate with lots of shade. I come here often

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to take the family for some quality time. Clean restrooms, friendly people that work there. The animals are taken care of. See the new baby giraffe.

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Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Amazing place to take anybody! African veldt is my favorite:) all kind of things to see and do. The fun doesn't stop.

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Address: Address: 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46808
Phone Number: +1 260-427-6800
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne

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