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Address: 218 Route 519, Sussex, NJ 07461
Phone Number: (973) 875-5800
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I just visited Space Farms Zoo and Museum for the 3rd time over this past Labor Day weekend. Each time we go, we bring new people with us. Space Farms is such a neat attraction... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2015
Rebecca A
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Edison, New Jersey
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Wantage, New Jersey, United States
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Always a great time at Space Farms Zoo And Museum!! Great family business located in the country with many interesting animals,unique car collection,and all sorts of antiques. A GREAT way to spend the day in Beemerville,NJ. Athe the end of your adventure, sit down and have a bison burger(if I'm not mistaken),hamburger,hot dog and fries or Extreme Pizza. Definitely worth... More 

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Thank Donnie S
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

My first, more passionate review of this "zoo" was disallowed because of disparaging remarks. To remain factual and helpful to other users - the zoo entrance is filled with taxidermy. The animal cages are small relative to other zoos. The grounds are rocky and dusty and difficult to navigate with a stroller. The "museum" is a collection of old cars,... More 

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Thank hard2please0619
Midland Park, New Jersey
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181 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

I love coming here! The museums and gift shop are very cool! And the animals are awesome!! My favorite are the goats! :)

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Thank Summerbrieze
Edison, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I just visited Space Farms Zoo and Museum for the 3rd time over this past Labor Day weekend. Each time we go, we bring new people with us. Space Farms is such a neat attraction and it seems like there is something new each time we go. This time, there were baby tigers, baby kodiak bear cubs and a few... More 

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2 Thank Rebecca A
new jersey
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57 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We took 3 children to visit the museums and zoo the first week of September. The entryway and museum displays are awesome. The 12' bear has been in the display for as long as I can remember and is still amazing. There is one of the most extensive collections of Indian artifacts, guns and other memorabilia on the second floor.... More 

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Thank barbetNewJersey
Long Valley, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic! People giving Negative reviews are insane or just bashers for who knows why. I was there yday, animals cared for, fed, SHADE AREA for EVERY animal. Why would someone say no shade provided and there is clearly that in every area or smaller caged areas as well. And these (trees) shaded areas didn't just pop up over night... More 

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1 Thank tomlori23
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

I was to Space Farms about 5 years ago and decided it would be a fun attraction for my now 6 year old grandson. We arrived early and it was on a weekday, so that was great. There were hardly any people there. The admission price for 2 seniors and one child, plus a bag of food, was around $48.... More 

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Thank SherriM51
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Visited on a weekend in August. First, the poor animals have the absolute minimum in care and shelter. The cages are bleak and small, filled with lots of dirt and dust. There really needs to be lots of vegetation, shrubs, and a nurturing atmosphere for these depressed animals. All the animals have no escape from the oppressive sun and heat.... More 

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3 Thank Goldfinch73
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Just went to Space Farms with my twin 2 1/2 yos and 4 yo. I'm still thinking about the place. The entrance is really cool with a 12 foot stuffed bear as the centerpiece. If taxidermy's your thing ala Norman Bates, this place is for you! My husband and I were appalled by the conditions the animals live in. I... More 

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2 Thank MBA972
Seaford, New York
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

My opinion, over priced on a big piece of land. Not worth the almost $60 for our family of four. Went because we were staying at a local resort. Should have just stayed there. Pay more & get more. I am sticking with the Bronx Zoo for the entire day, not the 1 1/2 hour spent here.

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