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The Texas Zoo

Address: 110 Memorial Dr, Victoria, TX 77901
Phone Number: (361) 573-7681
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Ranked #3 of 20 Attractions in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Visited this zoo last year. It is small, but nicely laid out and enough animals to spend a very pleasant few hours. I will enjoy returning again.

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houston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The zoo is not the big but it is a very sweet place to take a stroll and enjoy all animals. The bird area was fun since you're able to feed them. It was also nice seeing the peacocks roaming around the park and not caged. Not too keen on the chicken coop but regardless we had a good time... More 

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san antonio tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We went on a Sunday and admission to the zoo was free. There was a lecture and alligator feeding as well as free hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, cookies provided by the Rotary Club. Great weather, good facility.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

small area which makes for a nice outing, the kids don't get tired and hungry before your done. I was pleasantly surprised to see a zoo in a small town like Victoria.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We did the primate encounter. It was on groupon so it wasn't so expensive. We had a blast. 2 kids ages 3 and 2 and Colton was our zoo rep. He's fantastic and I would ask for him if you go. He was amazing with our kids and made sure everyone had a great time. The zoo is small but... More 

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Victoria, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I like that the zoo is small and you don't have to worry about losing your children. The staff is helpful and friendly and they give informative lessons on some of their animals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We did the primate exhibit that we found on groupon. It was worth it!! So much fun to play and learn about the monkeys. Everyone who worked at the zoo was so nice!

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california
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It was ok. Very small. A lot of room for improvement.snack bar was closed ,it was very hot. Mister and fans were not working in sitting area. It's sad that the city of Victoria does not step in and make improvements ,and not let this neat place rot.. I'm in Corpus Christi and would much rather make a day trip... More 

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Kingwood, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I'll admit I have mixed feelings about zoos in the 21st century and have visited some of the best ones around but now wonder if they are the right way to teach about animals. This zoo is very small and from the history at their website I learned that it came about when someone gave a lion to the mayor... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Pretty small zoo but the kids always love this type of attraction, they loved the snakes and tornado experience. If you are in Victoria with young kids worth the visit .

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