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Miller Park Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Miller Park Zoo General Admission
From $6.95*
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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“couple of hours”(12 reviews)
“sun bear”(9 reviews)
“picnic tables”(7 reviews)
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Miller Park Zoo offers many exhibits and Zookeeper interaction opportunities that are enjoyed by the whole family. Some highlights include: reindeer, Sumatran tiger, greater flamingos, river otters, red pandas, lemurs, Galapagos tortoise, bald...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1020 S Morris Ave, Miller Park, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-6307
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+1 309-434-2250
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Nice, Clean Park!! Beautiful Scenery. My kids enjoyed feeding the ducks. They have paddle boats for rent but they were closed on that Sunday evening.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Nice zoo enjoyed all the animals. Very cute gift shop and very friendly people working there. Enjoyed seeing the kangaroos and monkeys and the tiger!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Anthony N, Guest Relations Manager at Miller Park Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thanks for coming!

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We hit a perfect day to visit the zoo with three year old. Landscaping, flowers thrive thruout the park. Exhibits of animals allow for up close viewing. Animals appear well cared for and their environment maintained. Nice scale zoo park....not too big and overwhelming.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jon N
Anthony N, Guest Relations Manager at Miller Park Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Thanks Jon!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Smaller Zoo, but they do have a decent selection of animals to view. Typical selection of money's/apes, some tigers, various birds and so on. On the day we visited, a few of the exhibits were closed and/or the animals were not on display (too cool...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mrodman2018
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Great little zoo! Petting area is fun, merry go round is popular with the kids & there are always experts in the experiential areas with creatures to pet & learn about.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 499mandys
Reviewed August 18, 2018

I had a couple of hours to kill and was pleasantly surprised with my visit here. Coming from Chicago, I'm used to big zoos. This one can be done in a couple of hours.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ilene S
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Again have to give 5 stars to free play areas, especially when the incorporate a playground and a water feature! These were fabulous while on a road trip across the country with 3 kids. Clean bathrooms to change in. Big parking lot. Picnic tables and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank WidthAdventures
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The zoo is not large, but it is nice. Good tree cover and uncomplicated pathways make it a comfortable and family friendly place. A mini golf course and water splash pad is next door as well as a large park with paddle boats. A lot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kirk N
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Took our grandchildren here for a afternoon outing. After entering, we saw various birds, reptiles and other animals which the kids loved. There were several Junior Zookeepers around who answered questions posed to them. One even had a video on his phone that he showed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ishootpar
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

I was driving through and wanted to stretch my legs. I noticed the park (there is also a zoo with reasonable admission and mini golf in the location). There is a large water area which I walked around. There are restroom facilities as well. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Lisa E
December 11, 2017|
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Response from Anthony N | Property representative |
That is correct. We are open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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Trisha F
September 2, 2017|
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Response from Anthony N | Property representative |
We do not have concessions. You are more than welcome to bring in your own lunch and we have places inside for you to sit and eat.
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bigv655
July 7, 2017|
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Response from Loeweb821 | Reviewed this property |
There's a small area inside the zoo to eat where you can bring your own food. There is more room immediately outside the zoo near the splash pad/playground as well.
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