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Hattiesburg Zoo

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Address: 107 S. 17th Ave, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Phone Number: 601-545-4576
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Nice & cheap!

Not too bad for Hattiesburg! They have made lots of improvements over the last several years. My 3 year old loves going to the zoo.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Not too bad for Hattiesburg! They have made lots of improvements over the last several years. My 3 year old loves going to the zoo.

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Loveland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I visit this zoo every time I come to Hattiesburg. I have a four year old grandson who lives in Hattiesburg and he loves this zoo. This time I found they had added a playground and some new exhibits. My grandson loves seeing the new sloth. The zookeepers are friendly and informative. Great place for younger children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My children always enjoy their visits to the Hattiesburg Zoo! The place is well kept and full of lots of animals to visit! There is always work ongoing to improve the experience. We especially love the train ride!

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Petal, Mississippi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

If you've got young kids (3-8 years old maybe), then go see it. They will like it! If you're expecting to be blown away and want a real zoo experience, go to New Orleans and pay the real zoo prices. It's a good way to get the kids out of the house and have outdoor family time. Small and cute,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We are in town for the 9u baseball World Series. They held the opening ceremonies here. Great location and easy to find! After ceremony we walked around zoo. It had a great deal of shaded areas. There were a few petting areas and lots of neat animals. They had a splash play area and playground area with a sliding hill... More 

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Laurel, Mississippi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Was looking forward to going to the zoo. I hadn't visited in 12 years. People were friendly but the animals were miserable. Confined to small species. It smelled bad. Yes I know animals can stink. There are no elephants, giraffes or bears. It is more like a walk in the park than a trip to the zoo. Just disappointed.

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Laurel, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great family zoo for a short family visit. Not a lot of variety, but for a place to just stop in and have a leisurely walk thru with the kids, not too bad. I've visited zoos, in large cities and of course, it doesn't compare, but all in all, pretty nice.

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Columbia, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a cute little zoo. It is small but you still get to see big things. The kids love it and it is very inexpensive.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

As a long-time Hattiesburg resident, the zoo has gone from VERY BAD (in the 70s) to pretty good (80-90s) to very good now. There were years I couldn't bare to go in there but it's a lovely , family oriented place now that's very busy on weekends. If you haven't been in awhile, I strongly encourage you to give it... More 

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Purvis, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great place to take young children affordable family fun. Very clean well maintained zoo beautiful animals very well taken care of. Park outside of zoo for kids take food and have a picnic. Train in the zoo is lots of fun

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Additional Information about Hattiesburg Zoo

Address: 107 S. 17th Ave, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Phone Number: 601-545-4576
Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Hattiesburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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