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Address: 1 Government Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63110
Phone Number: 314 781 0900
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching, Leisure education
Description: Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit...
Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.
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Wonderful zoo

This is a wonderful zoo! Wear your walking shoes as this is a huge park. The facility was very clean and staff friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Evansville, Indiana
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Evansville, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful zoo! Wear your walking shoes as this is a huge park. The facility was very clean and staff friendly.

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Christiansburg, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful free attraction. There are some things you can pay for to do in the zoo such as the train ride or some of the shows. If you just want somewhere to go and walk and view some beautiful animals than this is the place to spend part of a day. Food prices not bad inside the... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
19 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

this funky quirky place is for kids of all ages and has fun on every floor. Do not miss out on the rooftop attractions and visit every floor. If they still have the slide, do it, I am in my mid 60s and I did it and for 2 minutes I was 8 years old again and loving it

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North Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Lots of animals, zoo is clean and it is very well maintained. This is a free zoo which is a plus but would pay to get in this one if they chared, worth spending the afternoon there.

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Sandusky, Michigan
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91 reviews 91 reviews
58 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Very nice zoo. I've been to several throughout the country, and while i wouldn't put this up at the top of the list, i found it a very nice place to visit. No entry fee, which is a big bonus, although several activities have a small surcharge (some of which are also free depending on when you visit). You can... More 

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Glen Carbon, Illinois
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136 reviews 136 reviews
23 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

St. Louis has a wonderful zoo, and it is free . The disadvantage to "free" is that it sometimes attracts young thugs who cause trouble. The advantage is that it is wonderful for families. The parking is expensive. It is sometimes possible to park on the street, but one then has to worry about those young thugs breaking into the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I am not a big fan of Zoos for ethical reasons, however this zoo is very impressive. When you walk in it is very nice and clean. There are a lot of different exhibits and they are all set up very nicely. They have a wonderful exhibit of elephants. This is all free for the citizens of St. Louis and... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Our St. Louis Zoo is just over the top! We visit several times through out the year and love each and every time. Its especially fun to take in a show. The train is enjoyable, but remember that it circles the outside of the zoo, so if you want to actually see lots of animals, you have to get off!... More 

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Located within Forest Park this is a gem. Some favorites include the 1904 Bird Cage, Penguin Puffin Coast, and Sea Lion Sound.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The St. Louis Zoo is number one in the Nation for a reason. It has a huge variety of animals, events, attractions, and displays, it is FREE. The people of St. Louis City (including myself) pay taxes to keep this institution free for all. Your welcome everyone! Please enjoy the best Zoo in the Nation!

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