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St. Louis Zoo

1 Government Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63110
314 781 0900
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Ranked #9 of 159 Attractions in Saint Louis
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching, Leisure education
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We go to the zoo regularly. It is always well maintained and fun to see what the animals are up to! The shows are well worth the minimal $. The new sea lion attraction is fun as well as the Penguin/puffin exhibit. River's Edge is beautiful and the hippos are a blast!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

The weekend we visited, there was a freakish arctic push of the jet stream. Thus, it was a balmy 27 degrees when we ventured into the zoo. The most endangered species that day was the visitor. We had the place almost to ourselves. True, we did not get to see much of what the zoo has to offer, but we... More

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Kimberling City, Mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I have gone there since a kid. Took my kids when small and now taking my grandkids. Everyone loves the zoo. How special for St.L. that they have this FREE attraction that everyone can go and enjoy and learn. It is fantastic!

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We all really enjoyed this gem of a zoo. Lots of walking here folks! There were several parts that we like more than others. I loved the bird aviary. Many beautiful birds on display. There is a lot to look at. We found it to be one of the best zoos we've been to. Being free, that just added to... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

So much to see and so many wonderful habitats for the financial restraints. A very enjoyable and well done zoo that is always improving.

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Granite City, IL USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is a very nice zoo. Parking isn't the greatest but entry is free. Excellent place for the family.

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Pekin, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Took my 12 year old daughter this past September to the St. Louis Zoo. Of course we've been there many times before. Some highlights the bird house was nice & the food was good. Some lowlights we had to park miles down the road, there were NO open spaces in their paid parking lot and the one thing we wanted... More

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Middletown, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This was a great zoo with a lot of exhibits. The Sea Lion exhibit recently opened and allowed you to walk through as the sea lions were visible overhead. The best thing, the zoo is FREE!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The St. Louis Zoo is one of the best Zoo's in the country. I love all the animals. It was clean and that's what like in a zoo. Also the handlers were great with the animals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I have visited this zoo many times and each time I leave very happy. I know there have been complaints about too much walking and animals not being in the exhibits but that is what happens at a zoo, yes you have to walk and sometimes animals cannot be on display (they need a break too). The zoo is free... More

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