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Address: 2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis, TN 38112
Phone Number: 901-276-WILD
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny...
YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny day.
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Kids loved the zoo!

We were in Memphis while one of our Grandson's was having surgery at LeBonheur Children's Hospital. We took the other 3 Grand Kids to the zoo twice, because there was so much to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Dothan, Alabama

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Dothan, Alabama
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We were in Memphis while one of our Grandson's was having surgery at LeBonheur Children's Hospital. We took the other 3 Grand Kids to the zoo twice, because there was so much to see that we couldn't get it all done in one day. The kids loved the zoo..both times!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Seems as though we got there during nap time, most of the animals were asleep. There was some construction going on but we did manage to get a few pictures. It was $30 to get in for the 2 of us, no military discounts.

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Great Zoo. Great place for family to visit when visiting Memphis. There is a large variety of animals. Loved the experience.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Has a rather odd but nice entrance & lots of animals to see even Panda that were borrowed from China. Great for big kids and children!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Memphis Zoo is a very exciting place to visit and take the kids. They have a train that I can ride when I get tired of walking that will take you all over the entire Zoo. You would really enjoy meeting new people on the train and get opportunity to get out the heat too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Great zoo! Took us about 3 hours to get through the entire zoo, but we could have easily stayed longer. A great value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

No hype, no Hollywood, no fake, no kidding. You will see more animals in one place, the Memphis Zoo, than anywhere else in the world with the same square yardage. Kids of all ages come away with new facts, entertained by watching creeping, crawling, flying, swimming creatures of numerous variety. Check it out.

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Evansville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We visited the zoo in July, wow it was hot! We really enjoyed ourselves. The attractions are very nicely laid out. When we tried to go to the bathroom the employee wouldnt let us enter, it was closed due to kids being in there.. NOT a good idea..

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Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We went to the Memphis zoo in August and I must say I totally understand how it is rated #3 attraction in Memphis and #4 best zoo in the USA. The animals all had amazing habitats and were wonderfully cared for. Loved the bird and sea lion show. Spent 6 hours to see everything and took lots of pictures. It... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Really enjoyed this zoo! It's rare to see animals so active on a hot day, but most of them were pretty active here. We even saw lions mating...which was a bit of a surprise. I also got to ride a camel! The animals seem well cared for and they habitats are designed very well. We'd also never seen a panda... More 

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