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Indianapolis Zoo

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Address: 1200 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222
Phone Number: 317 630-2001
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Leisure education
Description: Home to over 2,000 animals and Indiana's largest aquarium, this 64-acre...
Home to over 2,000 animals and Indiana's largest aquarium, this 64-acre zoo has lions, elephants and other wild animals roaming through natural settings. A special petting area allows children to touch, but not feed, the tamer animals. There's also the world's largest enclosed dolphin show and a roller-coaster for all ages to enjoy.
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Amazing Day out with my 3 Grandchildren

We booked out tickets on line. Parking was only $5 and it very easily to enter the Zoo and quick. We were handed a map and started off our journey. The lions and tigers were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Bolton UK
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Bolton UK
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88 reviews 88 reviews
9 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We booked out tickets on line. Parking was only $5 and it very easily to enter the Zoo and quick. We were handed a map and started off our journey. The lions and tigers were amazing as there is a safety glass which they come right up to and we managed to get a fantastic photo of my grandson and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The exhibits are made in likeness to natural surroundings. There is an awesome roller coaster for its size. There is a brand new orangutan exhibit with a sky ride. The food in the commons is awesome. Great value. Admission price also includes whiter river gardens and butterfly exhibit. Also have a great dolphin show and dog show.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

As a member, we had a very easy & stress free entrance. The Orangutan's exhibit was great. We loved the colorful picture perfect entrance/ along the butterfly place.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Went to the Zoo and I must say I hate Zoos...think they are cruel, however the Orangutan Exhibit they have is FABULOUS! I was sad to see them enclosed but their accommodations were stellar and 5 star. I feel with all the technology we have today people can experience animals in the wild without them (the animals) actually being there....but... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have an annual membership at the zoo and it is a great time. Food can get pricey, but the zoo will give you a pass to bring your own picnic lunch and eat it in the parking lot. Then you just go back inside and enjoy the afternoon. The kids love the sea lions, penguins, meerkats, orangutans, tigers, bears,... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Wonderful zoo experience with the option of viewing butterflies and gardens as well at the White River Gardens area. Great for a day with the family!

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Machesney Park, Illinois, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We had a ton of fun. We took our 4 yr old who was very excited to pet the dog sharks, and see all the animals. We got the TAP admission, which allowed you to do certain activities which were extra as much as you wanted. I would go again when we go back to Indianapolis.

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Dayton, Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

This was our second visit to this zoo. There are not that many animals on display, but the exhibits are first rate. Highlights include the polar bear, dolphin, and orangutan exhibits. There is an amphitheater for live dolphin shows, but that was closed during our visit. We did enjoy a show with some very talented dogs. We visited on a... More 

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The Villages
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

The Indy Zoo is always a great place to spend a few hours. There is so much to do. The new orangutan exhibit is fun, exciting, and informative. They're a playful bunch for great apes. The static displays and videos give a rich history of the apes and an insight into their current plight with their habitat being cut down... More 

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Jamnagar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

It is really good one, so far i have seen. It is one of tourist place in Indianapolis in United State. All various types of animals , bird and butterfly are available. major attraction in Zoo is Polar bear, Butterfly garden etc

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