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Address: 149 Pond Street, Stoneham, MA 02180
Phone Number: 781-438-5100
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Nice variety of animals in pretty humane settings

There are animals, a petting zoo, and rides - plenty to do with small children. The summer bird show is great, but might be a little scary. The a Education Centre has fun and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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Stoneham, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

There are animals, a petting zoo, and rides - plenty to do with small children. The summer bird show is great, but might be a little scary. The a Education Centre has fun and educational classes for kids.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's a very average zoo, but great for smaller kids and families. The membership will pay for itself in just a couple visits and includes the Franklin Park Zoo in town + all the seasonal events and activities the zoos offer. They've got all the basics plus concessions, gift shops, aviary, and playgrounds. Plenty of free parking at the Stone... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We loved the ZooLights! So pretty! It was a great place to take the kids and show them the animals and the lights.

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Delaware
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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My wife and I had seen some advertisements for Stone Zoo's "Zoo Lights" celebration that they hold through the beginning of January and decided to check it out. I grew up with a small, local zoo nearby and it was always fun to just go and walk around for an hour or two. There is an admission charge for the... More 

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Wakefield, Massachusetts
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50 reviews 50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The Stone Zoo is a lot of fun for families. The zoo is small enough to explore it in a few hours (~3) and they support the local economy. The concessions are a bit expensive, but I hope you are not going to the zoo for the food! The facilities are very clean and the staff universally pleasant. In December,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is a sad pathetic zoo. Sorry we wasted our time. Barely any animals to see. Expensive for what they had to offer. They need to revamp

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Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I feel so very sad for the majority of the animals here. I understand the need for zoos, but this one is very dirty and the exhibits are often very cramped and awful. I will never bring my grandchildren here again.

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Boston, MA.
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have always disliked zoos in general, but Stoneham Zoo is the exception. They have all sorts of events during the year at Holiday Time and there are always lights, animated figures, and a very family atmosphere; this is the choice for a nice cold night out with the kids, and it doesn't cost a fortune!.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Stone Zoo is not a big zoo, yet it is worth the visit; especially if you can find discounted tickets. We use the local library to get our discounted tickets (only for locals), which makes visiting the park even more worth it. It's the perfect size for a quick outing and it's centrally located to many towns in the... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We visited this zoo convenient off the highway. Clean and perfect size zoo for a day out. The price was reasonable and the zoo was shaded and the animals were close to see in their exhibits. We enjoyed the dancing porcupine and baby lynxs.

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