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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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Its the best

The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is a great place for entertainment, learning, and fun. It's kid-friendly and adults love the animals, attractions as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Jan B
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is a great place for entertainment, learning, and fun. It's kid-friendly and adults love the animals, attractions as well.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The city of Fort Wayne really has a jewel of an attraction at he children's zoo. It has kept expanding over the years and has drawn praise from all over the country. The one of a kind Merry go round is really special.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Love all the animals and exhibits. It is always clean. They have done a great job expanding over the last few years.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

One of my favorite things about the zoo is that it is a very safe place for children. Even if they do get away from you, they can't get too far. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Kids love to pet the farm animals and to ride the ponies and train. From giraffes to guinea pigs, there is a... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have been to many zoos. This is one of the best. They have done a great job expanding over the years and keeping it quaint and small atmosphere .

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

They are in immaculate surroundings; safe and well cared for! Wonderful for children and adults alike!

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Clean, fun, educational and meant for all ages. This zoo has something for everyone. The staff are extremely knowledgeable.

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FortWayneZoo, Communications Department at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope you'll visit again when we open for the 2015 season! More 

Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

First time to visit. Need to go back and see more! Definitely an all day adventure. Didn't even have any kids to go with us!

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FortWayneZoo, Communications Department at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. We hope you'll visit again when we reopen this Spring! More 

Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I try to go to the Fort Wayne Zoo at least once a year. It is wonderful and so beautiful. The staff are friendly and very informative.

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FortWayneZoo, Communications Department at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're happy that you've enjoyed the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo and look forward to serving our guests when we reopen for the 2015 season. More 

Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We take my granddaughter as often as possible and she always has a blast. The grandparents pass is a great deal as well.

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FortWayneZoo, Communications Department at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. Memberships really are a great deal and we're happy to hear that you're making the most of yours. We appreciate your feedback! More 

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