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Memphis Zoo

2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis, TN 38112 (Midtown)
901-276-WILD
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Ranked #2 of 86 attractions in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny day.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Nixa, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Very clean, great animal features with shade and water in almost all of them. All animals were active, which is rare in the middle of summer.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Zoo was well worth the price of admission. Opening in Spring of 2016 there will be another exhibit opening up. Take the kids, the wife and yourself to the Memphis Zoo.

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Arkansas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We hit is lucky and even though it was the middle of July the weather was cool, in the 70's, with no humidity. The animals were all very active. The zoo is very clean and they are continually updating and adding new areas.

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Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We buy a season pass each year and truly enjoy each visit to the zoo. We typically dress our young son in his bathing suit in the warm season so he can play in the splash pad outside the Yellowstone Lodge area. Great place to change into dry clothes after a fun romp in the splash pad area. Zoo welcomes... More

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Banning, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

This is such a wonderful zoo, on par with the San Diego Zoo, too. A group of us go early to walk, it's safe and on a hot day it is shady and cool...my friend tells people "I'm here to visit my relatives"...she's kooky like that! A great senior activity...meet your friends and WALK or hop on your appropriate travel... More

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Mandeville
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Has some many animals I had never seen before! It's a big zoo and you have to walk a lot so bring good shoes! They have a lot of additional costs like parking, camel rides, and sting ray bay but overall a great zoo to go to.

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Georgiana, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

I loved that they had so many different animals that I haven't seen at other zoos. I also liked that they had wading pools for the kids to cool off in. The kids even got to pet stingrays and sharks!

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

We visited the Memphis Zoo while on vacation in the area. We only planned on a couple hours. We were there 6 hours and still did not see everything. We have a membership in a zoo, and we visit other zoos as we travel across the country. This is the first zoo where you really felt like the animals were... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Wife loves zoo's and have been to quite a few. The Memphis was a pleasant surprise, lots of animals, lots of remolding completed and in progress. The Panda area was very nice.

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Lubbock, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

Overall, we really enjoyed this museum. Probably one of the best we have visited. Animals looked healthy and well cared for, cages and animal habitiats were very clean. The sea lion show was funny and entertaining. Afterwards, you were able to see the sea lions playing around in the water as they would come to the glass to interact with... More

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