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Address: Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD 21217
Phone Number: +1 410-366-5466
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Visitors meet more than 1,500 animals including chimpanzees, elephants...
Visitors meet more than 1,500 animals including chimpanzees, elephants, leopards and warthogs as they journey on an African safari, groom goats in the Farmyard, explore the winding trails through the Lyn P. Myerhoff Maryland Wilderness and watch the polar bears swim next to you at the underwater viewing window. New in 2014 - Penguin Coast! Home to the Zoo's African penguins. Opening Sept. 27, 2014!
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Nice Zoo

Make sure you give yourself at least 3 hours to see the whole zoo. It closes at 4 on weekdays and we got there at 2 and didn't get to see it all. What we did see was great!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
lynnealbright
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Fairless Hills, PA
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Fairless Hills, PA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
38 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Make sure you give yourself at least 3 hours to see the whole zoo. It closes at 4 on weekdays and we got there at 2 and didn't get to see it all. What we did see was great!

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This zoo exceeded my expectations! Knowledgable & friendly staff! Great exhibits that my 3 year old could see. Feeding giraffes is awesome! Can't wait to go back!

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Hagaman, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We managed to have a good time. However the exhibit's are small, and over all the zoo was disappointing. I wish we had made the hike to D.C. for the zoo. Locals had advised us to do so, next time we will listen.

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The zoo was smaller than ours in Pittsburgh but very nice and lots of shade also get free ride to entrance and exit of zoo, parking was free and we got there earlier since they were having an event at 1pm and by then it was busier

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Baltimore, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The zoo has changed so much since I was a child. We had a great visit last week. We liked it so much we purchased a membership. The new penguin exhibit was so much fun.

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Alburtis, Pennsylvania, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We recently visited Baltimore for my son's 4th birthday and this was one of our stops. We had a wonderful time. The zoo was nice and clean and had good exhibits. We especially enjoyed feeding the giraffes (additional $2). Would definitely go back again.

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Arviat, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My children and I visited this zoo in the summer of 2011. We enjoyed it but the heat was intense; if you are not used to hot summer days, I'd recommend visiting perhaps in April or May when it may be more enjoyable for you. Otherwise, you may want to use 60 SPF sunscreen. What really stands out for me... More 

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163 reviews 163 reviews
51 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I have MANY fond memories at the zoo. The animals & exhibits are all very beautiful. I do miss the hippo house though! Even if it was dark, smelly & kind of scary...

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Springfield, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Reasonably priced zoo. Advertised many animals and exhibits but 1/2 of them were closed because of the season. We walked a lot and saw a limited number of animals. Gorilla show did not go on as scheduled. Baby cheetah was no where. When you arrive, there was a shuttle that took entrees 1/4 mile to the zoo. There was a... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Being from St. Louis where we have one of the best free zoo's in the country, I think most zoo's are going to fall short in my book. There were some exhibits that were nice for a STL ZOO frequent flyer like myself. You could see the giraffe's up close, and the okapi as well. They have a polar bear... More 

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