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Milwaukee County Zoo

10001 West Blue Mound Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
414 256 5412
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Ranked #10 of 76 Attractions in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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87 reviews 87 reviews
14 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The Milwaukee County Zoo is one of the best zoos in the entire country. We are so fortunate to have such a wonderful facility in our community. No matter what animals interest you, you will find them here. The zoo is divided into different areas such as the African animals, Asian animals, South America animals, etc. The zoo has it's... More 

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Lomira
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Its allways nice going to the zoo! MKE zoo has most of what you want in a zoo.. they try to provide animals with natural habitats so they feel at home

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Dubuque, Iowa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We went on the family free day on 12/6/14 (they offer 4 free days a year, check the website). We did not have to pay an admission fee, but parking was $12 for the day. There is street parking, but it is limited d/t some local construction. Since we were there in December, several of the outdoor exhibits were closed,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

It's nice to live near a city that has such a great place to visit. Clean and everyone was very informative.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Our family loves all the year round events the zoo offers and the zoo pass is the way to go . We had a great time at snooze at the zoo.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Always something at the zoo. Great interactive area for children at the Farm. Sea lion shows. Check their webpage for special events. Zoo a la Carte is a must!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Except the entrance fee, which is a little steep for a middle class family, this is an excellent wholesome day of entertainment and education for a family. Plan to be there for the whole day for you will not see the whole zoo in one day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My family and I enjoy the zoo at least 3 times a year. From the animals to the train ride we love everything about the zoo. The special exhibits are never too crowded and priced well.

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New Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A top-notch zoo! A favorite is the gorillas and Bonobo chimps. So fun to watch. Must see! Have been going almost every year since I was little. Love it!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Milwaukee County Zoo is a good bet on any day of the year, even in the dead of winter. And during Halloween they are open at night which lets you see many of the animals in a different activity level than daytime viewing.

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