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Louisville Zoo

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Neighborhood: Poplar Level
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Address: 1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213
Phone Number: (502) 459-2181
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Enjoyable little zoo

The zoo in Louisville is small but there is plenty to see. Also, they have many special events throughout the year (Halloween Party, Santa's Safari, Brew at the Zoo) that are very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
KLynnRN
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I thought this would be a quick one, but we spent a couple hours here on a warm day in January. Smaller exhibits, but lots of them. They really fit a lot into the area. If you like Zoo's, make this a stop.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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106 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We attended one of the breakfast programs for kids to learn about the animals. Very informative and lots of fun.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo in Louisville is small but there is plenty to see. Also, they have many special events throughout the year (Halloween Party, Santa's Safari, Brew at the Zoo) that are very fun. Definitely pack your own snacks or lunches to save money (like any park, food is overpriced).

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Thank KLynnRN
Louisville, Kentucky
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great walking experience, beautiful and clean Zoo. Has exhibits which are geared to all ages. Nice train and carousel too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When in town we visited the Zoo,it was clean and had a large variety of animals.It was one of the better zoos I have visited.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with a friend and was pleasantly surprised by the wide variety of animals, the order and beauty of the exhibits, and the layout of the park, in general. It was very pleasant and comfortable, and we got to see all the animals we wanted to see!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a member of the Louisville Zoo for years when my kids were young, but haven't been since the fall. Every Halloween they have a cool little party for younger kids. It's a pretty nice zoo. The areas are clean and safe. There is a merry go round, a couple of restaurants, a gift shop, and a new play... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have a family membership to the Louisville Zoo and its an excellent value. If you have young children you are very close to paying for a membership if you visit twice in a year. If you have young kids they'll enjoy the summer splash park. The train is a great ride and my kids like the ape exhibit the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Louisville KY and decided to go to the zoo. We had a blast. It happened to be the Gorilla, Helen's, birthday. So we got to see her distory the cake lol. I was worried since it wasn't very warm that most animals would have been put away or non-active but we were surprised. Very nice zoo

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Seymour, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the zoo and lot of the animals were not out. Not much to look at and pricey when this happens. (not worth the money).

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