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St. Louis Zoo

One Government Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63110
314 781 0900
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Ranked #8 of 148 attractions in Saint Louis
Type: Zoos
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching, Leisure education
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Traveler Description: The St. Louis Zoo is a world-renown zoo founded in 1910 that has free admission. Open every day of the year except Christmas and New Year’s Day, the... more »
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

The St. Louis Zoo is a lovely free zoo. Parking is $15 or you can find free parking along the roads around the zoo if you don't mind walking a bit. We easily spent a few hours checking out the animals. So of the areas are very cool while other parts are typical zoo exhibits. The train which goes around... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We have been to many zoos in the USA and none compares to the St. Louis Zoo. San Diego Zoo may come close but I wonder how many people appreciate that this is a free zoo and has so much for everyone to do and see. It's been my all time favorite since a child and now taking our grandchildren... More

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St. Louis, Mo
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

St. Louis Zoo is a wonderful place to walk, visit wonderful exhibits, learn about protection of endangered species. Nice food available as well.

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Albany, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Great exhibits, they are very natural, to try to mimic the animals' natural habitats. Free to enter, but you do have to pay for parking. Not too bad. The shows are good and there is a train to ride around the grounds if you get too tired. Small charge for the train. I recommend this if you are visiting the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

It's free! Don't be discouraged by that. It's a very nice zoo. Animals I've never seem before. Lots to see. 15 dollars to park but who cares! The zoo is free. Lol

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O'Fallon, Illinois
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I have been to the National Zoo, the London Zoo, the Frankfurt Zoo, and others around the world - and this one stands up to these and is much better in many ways. Great!

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Collinsville, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

The St. Louis Zoo is amazing. One of the best zoo's in the country, and it is free! So many animals! You do have to pay for the Children's Zoo, Train, and Stingray Bay. But if you visit within the 1st hour each day, it is free to get into the Children's Zoo and Stingray Bay! Parking fills up on... More

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Alsip
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I never expected a free zoo to be as good as it was here. We did hhowever opt for the $12 extra package which gave us train rides, carousel rides, the stingrays, children's zoo and some movies as well and it was worth it. Definitely a place to take the family and enjoy the day. We parked in Forest park... More

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Fenton, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We loved this zoo for some many reasons!!! Beware this zoo is huge but yet even so the walking is set in such a beautiful setting it is nice. The exhibits both indoor and outside are so well done, it feels like walking through a living art exhibit. The zoo is FREE, there are extras available at a very reasonable... More

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Best zoo I have visited in all of my years. Free admission. There are small fees for some attractions, but these are not necessary to still have a full and pleasurable experience.

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