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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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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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While not the largest Zoo, around, this zoo offers so much to its guests, both big and small. Great displays, lots of animals which are easily viewed, fun stuff for the kids! I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Cloverdale, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Had a great time at the zoo, lots of different food options including healthy snacks. The meet and greets with the zoo keepers is always a nice addition to the day. I had the opportunity to see the Tiger chat as well as pet the Kangal dog while I was there. The dolphin show was also great to see and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Went to the zoo as a couple with my new hubby. Indy zoo is the perfect size for all ages. You can take a toddler or a grandparent and anywhere on between and there are plenty of animals to see and activities to do. Important tip is to lock in your ticket price online before u go..as the prices can... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Loved this zoo. Tons of hands-on activities like a butterfly garden and aviary where you can feed the birds. Very walkable, lots of places for snacks and drinks and great displays where you can actually see the animals. Don't miss the baby elephant or the koala. You can find discount coupons online. My 14-year-old loved our visit. Only complaint is... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We are Zoo Members each year. We get so many great things plus you can go anytime you wish. We get a great parking space, discounts in shops. This is quite a wonderful experience. Very clean and well kept. The animals are cared for and it shows. The extra shows are perfection.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful zoo! Skyride was down during our visit, but thoroughly enjoyed the orangatuns, elephants, children's play area, and dolphin show! Their stroller rentals were a bit pricey, but the strollers were awesome and easy for our 4 year old to jump on to ride or hop off to view exhibits. Great zoo for all ages! We are zoo members at... More 

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Greenville, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We lived and Indy for 8 years and loved the zoo and gardens. After moving we appreciate it even more and always take s day to visit anytime we are in town. We took our 3 kids who range in age from 12 to 5 and they all had a good time. We especially enjoyed the new orangutan exhibit. We... More 

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Cloverdale, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

While not the largest Zoo, around, this zoo offers so much to its guests, both big and small. Great displays, lots of animals which are easily viewed, fun stuff for the kids! I live the reptile exhibit and the dolphin exhibit. Great variety of food and a great gift shop. Love the butterfly garden too!

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have a zoo membership, which is the best bargain for the money. The zoo is always a fun time, with the aquarium and orangutan exhibit being standouts for our family, but it is a little expensive for the value.

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The cost of the zoo far outweighs the fun or design. Parking plus Entrance: Steep. Concessions: Steep. Monorail that breaks down and guests need rescued by fire crews.... But hey, they have animals that seem to be taken care of.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I live in Indianapolis and over the years have had annual memberships, but it has been a while since we visited. I was impressed! We arrived at 9 am and were one of the first to enter the park. In the first hour we saw over half the animal exhibits and were almost always the only people at each exhibit.... More 

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Additional Information about Indianapolis Zoo

Address: Address: 1200 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222
Phone Number: 317 630-2001
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 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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