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“A Zoo is a Zoo” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Milwaukee County Zoo

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
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West Allis, Wisconsin
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“A Zoo is a Zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

My family and I enjoy coming to the zoo, especially on Family Free Days (first Saturdays November - March), but side street parking is terrible if you don't want to pay for on-site parking. Most animals can be seen from their enclosures. The layout of the zoo does force you to backtrack a few times.

Visited November 2012
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Nashotah, Wisconsin
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“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

This is one of the greatest zoos in the country. Seeing the animals in very natural looking settings really enhances the experience. Also, the juxtapositioning of predators and prey is well-conceived and breathtaking. In the summer, there are select evenings when the zoo is open as well, giving an entirely different view of the animals' behavior.

Visited October 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“Great way to spend the day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

The Milwaukee county zoo is definitely worth the price. My 4-year-old loved viewing the different animals and exhibits, especially the reptile one! The variety of animals and environments give you a lot to look at. The different sections are very informative and educational. The zoo is very clean and beautiful.

There is also lots to do! The rides are fantastic. We loved the train ride the most. There's also face painting and a petting zoo where the children can feed the mini goats. So adorable and a great hands-on experience for the kids.

Definitely plan on going back.

Visited July 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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“Lelt's face it, feeding giraffes is on everybody's bucket list!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

The Milwaukee Zoo is a perfect destination, no matter what the season. There's loads to see if you have to be inside on freezing winter days , the animals are most active in spring and fall, and in summer the Bird Show is a special treat....don't miss it.

Visited October 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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“Great Zoo~Easy Access”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

It is a beautiful zoo! We have a pass and go ALL the time. Even in Winter, just warm up in the buildings. :) Open 365 days a year, with plenty of FREE days for MKE County residents too.

Visited October 2012
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