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Address: 2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI
Phone Number: 262 636-9189
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Description: Nestled on the sandy shores of beautiful Lake Michigan, the Racine Zoo is...
Nestled on the sandy shores of beautiful Lake Michigan, the Racine Zoo is home to some of the world's most remarkable and endangered wildlife. Enjoy our many interactive exhibits and animal encounters including Walkabout Creek, Barnyard Safari, Norco Aviary, and our Giraffe Encounter where you get to feed our two Masai giraffes. It's easy to immerse yourself in our wild place. Open every day of the year.
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Racine Zoo

The zoo has improved since the last time us was there but still don't like the price for the quality.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Union Grove, Wisconsin

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Bloomington, Illinois
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We arrived at the zoo and immediately turned to the right to use the restroom. These seemed to be fairly clean and easily accessible. Then we headed to the Great Cat Canyon to look at the lions who were very easy to see. There are multiple viewing areas and it looked like there were 4 lions in there. We couldn't... More 

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Union Grove, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The zoo has improved since the last time us was there but still don't like the price for the quality.

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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Racine Zoo isn't the most impressive zoo in the world. It's relatively small (though I've certainly been to smaller), not terribly convenient for us (but probably moreso if you live in the area), and there's no reciprocity with the Zoo Pass for Milwaukee County Zoo so there is a fee to get in (but not to park). That being said,... More 

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Holmen, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I grew up with this zoo as a free attraction. Now there is a small fee, but it's still worth the price to walk around. It would be nice if they had a few more food options (maybe some food trucks), so I'd recommend packing a picnic lunch or not staying over the noon hour. We spent almost 2 hours... More 

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Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I was very saddened to see these beautiful animals in such small enclosures. The lioness with her 3 Cubs was in a enclosure that in my opinion is extremely small for the size of these big cats. The rhino looked extremely depressed, the camels fur looked matted. The orangutan looked miserable. I don't understand why the zoo has so much... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I really LOVE this zoo. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The signage is excellent. The exhibits are wonderful. There are supervised feedings of the giraffes and camels. I especially love the Norco Aviary with its three hundred colourful birds. For $2 you can purchase a seed stick and feed them. The resident cockatiel, Cherub, will win your heart with... More 

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Racine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Racine has a zoo complete with giraffes, lions, bears, penguins and more! It may be small but it is well laid out and is right on the lake. It used to be free to the public but now there is is small admission to get in. The animals need to eat!!! It is a nice way to spend a few... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a great small zoo, especially if you want to get out for an hour or so. It is a gem for people who live here, with lots of great activities outside of touring the zoo. If you visit here check out the web site for Animal Crackers in the summer (jazz concerts) or other events.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

For anyone visiting North Beach in Racine with kids, Racine Zoo is well worth spending a couple of hours. Lots of fun feeding the giraffes, nice little train ride for the kids, good snack bars. All very reasonably priced.

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Mt Pleasant, WI
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Its been a long time since I have been to the Racine Zoo.. I am not interested in paying admission. The grounds were covered with duck etc poop.

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Address: Address: 2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI
Phone Number: 262 636-9189
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Racine

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