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Southwick's Zoo

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Address: 2 Southwick Street, Mendon, MA 01756
Phone Number: 800-258-9182
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You cant pry the kids away once they are there.

My children love coming here. There is hours of entertainment and attractions for everyone. We will definitely be returning net year

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

My children love coming here. There is hours of entertainment and attractions for everyone. We will definitely be returning net year

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We weren't sure what to expect but we were pleasantly surprised. We stayed in a Holiday Inn Express about 20 minutes away. Turns out you can get zoo packages at many of the surrounding hotels so call the hotel to ask for this discount package rather than book online. I wish I had. The zoo was in an unusual setting,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Very expensive 2 tickets over 62yrs old plus a 5 year old . Two passes that included sky safari and the train. $ 82.00. This did not include Camel ride an extra $6.00 or the elephant ride an extra $10.00 each! The zoo provides rides for the kids ONLY 1 attendant for two different rides. The most disturbing part about... More 

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This Zoo is an awesome place to take the family. They have a great array of animals with you ability to interact with some of them as well. One of the best features that this particular Zoo offers is the ability to bring in your own food and drinks inside your own cooler. This is an easy way to save... More 

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Mansfield, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Fun zoo, lots of hands on feeding. The baby goats are fun as is the bird room. This zoo is one of the best in New England. Great size, lots of animals and very clean.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Living in CT, this zoo is as far away for us as is The Bronx Zoo, but this is the first time I've been. My boys are 10, 8, and 6 and we went with their cousins who are 6 and 2. I was very impressed with the variety of animals and the sparkling clean grounds. We saw all the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Very fun place for the whole family. I was a little taken back since the admission was not cheap but after spending 4 hrs walking around and realizing how huge this place is the price didn't seem so high anymore. There are a lot of attractions in the zoo other the the obvious enclosed animals, they have elephant rides, pony... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The zoo was spotless and the animal enclosures seemed very appropriate for the animals. It had a great many shaded picnic areas and was surprisingly large. Set on a hillside so plenty of walking. Had a small section of kiddie rides- why?- pony, elephant rides for $3 each. A train ride was $6. They even had a petting zoo with... More 

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Rhode Island
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Loved this zoo. Had the opportunity to ride an elephant, pony and feed deer. Outside of an animal refuge we visited in Miami, this was the best experience I have ever had at a zoo. All exhibits were on display. Spent two hours with a 2 year old and could have spent more. Lots of shade for our baby too.... More 

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Grafenwohr, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is my absolute favorite zoo and i have been to about 20 of them all around the world ( to include Germany, Barcelona, and Greece). The prices are a little higher, but it explains why on the wall. ( Vet care, cleanliness etc). You can feed the deer and little billy goats. My daughter had a fabulous time feeding... More 

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