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Elmwood Park Zoo

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Address: 1661 Harding Boulevard, Norristown, PA 19401
Phone Number: 610.277.3825
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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I visit monthly, even without the kids

Great local zoo! I have an annual membership for me and my kids, and will renew as long as I live here. It's not as large or as exotically stocked as the Philadelphia Zoo (I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jason D
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Blue Bell, Pa
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just the right size for younger kids. Plenty of familiar animals including a petting area. They sven have a playground.

Thank Bill M
Elkton, Maryland
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We won free tickets to this zoo, which is the only reason we drove an hour and a half to visit it. On a normal day, we would not drive so far to visit this zoo and probably won't visit again. It was nice. Small. It would be good for small children. There are lots of play areas for kids.... More 

Thank BrittanyJewell
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great local zoo! I have an annual membership for me and my kids, and will renew as long as I live here. It's not as large or as exotically stocked as the Philadelphia Zoo (I miss the Rhinos), but it's also very friendly and not as crowded with lots more fun events. And if you just want to spend a... More 

Thank Jason D
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Elmowood Park Zoo is just the right size for a great day trip. Lots of activities and events as well.

Thank Kristin L
Norristown, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The success of this zoo is a tribute to the donors and volunteers who have worked to improve its displays and the condition of its animals in recent years. I take my grandchildren there whenever I can and am rewarded with their wonder.

Thank AKlingman
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For years it has been a great small town zoo to all who visit. The animals are well cared for and are representative of a good cross section.

Thank Alan H
Norristown, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We live very close to this zoo and visited the zoo this Summer with my friends family. Its a little zoo , but we really enjoyed(my friends Kid in particular )our time there. The entry fee is reasonable and they have various activities, Feeding giraffe , Bison feeding , zip lines etc . If you live close by this is... More 

Thank sankaran P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Great little zoo. We have zoo membership and makes it very much affordable. Great place to go for a few hours to see some animals in their habitat.

Thank Pat H
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This is a wonderful zoo so close to home. They take great care and pride in their animals and it is always an enjoyable time. The giraffes are there in the warmer months and they are so enjoyable to watch. It's evident the animals and the zoo are well cared for.

Thank LindaSpreeman
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is great zoo. Not too big but has lots of animals. Staff is. friendly and it is clean. There is also a playground for younger children and a small snack bar

Thank Rockie47

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