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Memphis Zoo

2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis, TN 38112 (Midtown)
901-276-WILD
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Ranked #2 of 84 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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Belleville, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Perfect size zoo, not too big or too small. Loved all the cats, who were active at the time we were there, probably because it was morning and not too hot yet.

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Decatur, Alabama
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Took my 6 year old recently, and she had a great time. We wandered around without much in the way of a schedule or destination in mind, stumbled upon the penguin feeding time - so cute! Even though we were rained on the entire time there, it was still a great time!

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kevil
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Our family loves this zoo. We have been to many zoos and this one is the best. We loved all the activities: feeding the giraffe, touching stingray, and many other things to do. It is shady and has many places to sit and rest. The animals look happy and the cages were clean. A great way to spend a day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

This was our second visit to the Memphis Zoo and we had even more fun the second time! The grizzly enclosure is great and the vampire bats were a big hit. Love this zoo!

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Paducah, Kentucky
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

Weather was perfect. We arrived at opening and stayed until one pm. All enjoyed the morning. The zoo has expanded since we last visited about 8 yrs ago. One of the nicer zoos we have visited. Don't miss the stingrays and feeding the giraffes. We had other things to see that afternoon but you could easily take your time and... More

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Bloomingdale, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

Some zoos have small far away spaces for visitors to stand and view animals elbow to elbow, but not this zoo. You are close and there is plenty of elbow room for everyone! The plants and buildings are pretty too. You can't beat seeing the RARE pandas, but on the day we went they were inside and the windows were... More

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

All was good,but right before we left,they lost power and we weren't able to purchase anything in the gift shop!!Bummed out,but still nice!!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 NEW

Its a nice zoo, they are expanding and updating. It has been around a long time, with the exception of the hippo pen, it seemed to be well kept (they are building a new hippo area). It was a good day.

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Homer Glen, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 NEW

We have two Zoo's in the Chicago area. The Zoo in Memphis is right there with ours. Clean, easy to walk and just lovely. We thought we were going just to kill a few hours before heading home.....once there I did not want to miss any part of it!! Just lovely!

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Largo, Florida, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 NEW

This was a fantastic way to spend the day! The animals looked like they were happy & well cared for. Watching the black bears play in their area was adorable. The polar bear was putting on a show!

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