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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Address: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109
Phone Number: 216 661 6500
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Ranked #8 of 188 things to do in Cleveland
Owner description: Don't miss this exciting metropolitan zoo best known for having the largest collection of primates...
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Don't miss this exciting metropolitan zoo best known for having the largest collection of primates in the United States and for its Rainforest exhibit, which features a thrilling simulated tropical rain storm.

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Oshawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The zoo was wonderful, the animals are close enough to actually see but large enclosures for them to have lots of space to do whatever they want in. The staff were very friendly and informative. We went in the winter so not everything was open but they had a lot of indoor buildings to warm up in. They even have... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We go at least a couple of times a year. I find it a great mix of animal exhibits and people comforts. It is spread out and is on several levels but there are trams that will take you to the primate house on the upper level as well as all the different areas on the lower level. My grandson... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have an annual pass, so we visit fairly regularly. During the summer, we like to come early in the morning before big crowds. During the winter, we spend most of our time in the Rainforest. We enjoy walking the zoo, but usually take the free tram up to the primate building. It's fascinating to watch the elephants in the... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We love the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo! We have a pass and go as often as we can, year round. The pass is a great value. The zoo is an excellent place for kids, teens, and adults. The animals are typically more active in the mornings and in late fall/early spring. The indoor Rainforest area is an excellent wintertime tropical escape.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Just a wonderful zoo. A wide fariety of animals. If you live in the area best thing to do is buy a family season pass. If you go two times it pays for it.

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I renewed my membership for zoo this year. I take my daughter and her friends 8 times a year. I love creating projects or games for them to learn new things. The zoo does so much to preserve and teach. It's real and interactive. Winter nice days or even cold ones you have rain forest. If anything you hate animals... More 

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Rocky River,OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Besides being a great place just to walk on a snowy day, sunny day or whatever, the animals make it even more special.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

from ptiisburgh and it dont compare this zoo is huge tops. has a tram foe those who cnt walk the distance

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Cleveland's Metroparks Zoo offers a good opportunity for excersize, fresh air, and for those so inclined the chance to learn about our natural world. There is a wide diversity of animals to view. They are for the most part housed in enclosures that permit them to be observed while providing a decent environment for them. There is plenty of information... More 

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Twinsburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Cleveland zoo is one of the best zoos around! It is fun for all ages and is a fabulous value for the money. I would definitely pack lunches in a cooler and go that route as the few choices are not very plentiful.

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