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Louisville Zoo

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A nice zoo

Bigger than I thought.the day we were there they were giving a pregnant elephant an ultrasound... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hammond, Indiana
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Girls Adventure Weekend

Excellent display of animals. The ground were well kept and area was clean. A few enclosures were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cindy H
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1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213-1559
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bigger than I thought.the day we were there they were giving a pregnant elephant an ultrasound which was cool to watch....all the tv stations were there.its a nice zoo hey have animals ive never seen before .however we didnt see any gorillas or polar bears...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent display of animals. The ground were well kept and area was clean. A few enclosures were empty and a bit of construction, but over all great experience.

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful time at the zoo. It was larger than expected, very clean and had a large variety of animals. Would definitely visit again.

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a family we go to the zoo at least once a year. We all have our favorite attractions mine being the gorillas. One time upon entering the zoo we went to the popcorn booth and the peacocks were close by. I asked the girl...More

Thank cokest444
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited to see the endangered animal LEGO display. It was well done. However, the animals always steal the show. The zoo is clean, well signed, and has lots of snacks, rest rooms, and play areas. We enjoyed the splash park until s kid got...More

Thank TinaTravels2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

I go there about few times a year and every time i have great time, a lot to learn and to explore and to have fun.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hate going to zoos and having to stand WAAAY back to see any animals (which I know if for safety, but still). This zoo lets you get pretty close up the animals. We went on Wednesday around 2 and there was nobody there! It...More

Thank AngelLeann1296
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a very hot and humid day and not alot of shade at the zoo. The animals were all very motionless probably due to heat. Not recommend for smaller children or adults. It was under construction, lots of walking, everything is expensive. Bottled water...More

1  Thank connien515
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very clean ,well maintained , and beautiful animal exhibits. They really go over and above to take care of the animals and have trained employees to answer questions about the animals and give very intresing info about them.

Thank Renee S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with any zoo, it's hard to tell what the animals may be up to at the time of your visit...we were fortunate enough to see both the giraffes and rhino in running mode...neither of which we'd experienced before. The grounds were pretty and well...More

Thank Bev G
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July 18, 2018|
Response from kerryketchem | Reviewed this property |
No, I have not done the Pygmy Hippo experience. I think under the right circumstances with the right people it would be an interesting experience.
Stacey R
June 29, 2018|
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Response from KYgirl502 | Reviewed this property |
There are several nice hotels to choose from. I personally prefer the east end hotels. You may have to drive a little further but I think you will enjoy your stay. I would not choose a downtown hotel. They are older and... More
May 25, 2018|
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Response from Melissa W | Reviewed this property |
yes a few, but mostly outdoors. Check the website for a map and list of animal locations.