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Memphis Zoo

Address: 2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis, TN 38112
Phone Number: 901-276-WILD
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Ranked #1 of 61 Activities in Memphis
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny day.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny day.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children

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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We've been at Memphis Zoo on the holidays season, it was a great experience to me and my family, lots of activities for children, we had such a great time.

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

The zoo is a relatively inexpensive thing you can easily do with your kids in just a few hours. Be warned though, the enclosures for some of the animals are very small and, in this humble animal lovers opinion, some of the big cats appeared very thin and stressed. The reptile section was in desperate need of some cleaning as... More 

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Southampton, New York
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11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our day at the zoo. The sun came out and we were there with about 20 other people, total. Very quiet. No line to see the Pandas at this zoo. All the animals looked like they were doing okay except the gorillas. They looked sad. But thats just my opinion. I especially enjoyed watching the asian otters.... More 

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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The exhibits were great! The restrooms in the first cafe by the entrance weren't at all accommodating for children. The hand dryers were all very high and I had to lift my 2 and 7 year old on top of the counter so they could get their hands dry. The restroom was also very dirty. We went about two hours... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

One of the best things about living in Memphis! There's a lot to see and do. We love to feed the giraffes, see the aquariums, see the Northwest Passage animals and so much more! The Zoo lights are also a must see.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Beautiful space! Well kept and the exhibits are nice and well organized. The animals are usually out and about enjoying the day. Always a fun experience for friends or family.

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Byhalia
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5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

the way the zoo is set up isn't the best I have seen. You just go from "cage" to cage. they do have a lot if animals to see, and some nice exhibit's like the bears area.

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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We love visiting the Memphis Zoo when the weather is nice. The kids enjoy the animals and the geysers are their favorite. Bring some towels and extra clothes for this feature. If it's hot out, they're going to want to run through.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I've been to many, but none quite like Memphis- It's the pearl of the oyster for the city of Memphis. The exhibits, seasonal highlights, staff, cleanliness and upkeep are hands down amazing. We have a membership and wear that thing out!

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West Hempstead, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The animals were all sleeping. Not the best zoo in the country. I have seen more animals in other zoos.

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