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Louisville Zoo

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Nice zoo

I love this zoo. I have been several times. But the penguins are almost always closed for some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Evansville, Indiana
Nice little zoo

It was a nice zoo that we visited. With good signages to ensure that we get to see all the animals... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this zoo. I have been several times. But the penguins are almost always closed for some reason...and that is a disappointment. Loved hearing the lion roar.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank IndianaKris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited over the Thanksgiving break with our toddler. We almost had the zoo to ourselves. All of the concessions were closed and many of the animal exhibits were also closed for the winter. They are in the process of creating a rather large new...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a nice zoo that we visited. With good signages to ensure that we get to see all the animals. Well maintained place. The herpaquarium with all the snakes is a must see for snake lovers. Missed the sea lion show which was strangely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my wife's work for a company outing. I hadn't been there for years. The zoo had some new exhibits and several under construction. Lunch was catered by the Zoo,. Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, etc...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 967andy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to visit but lots of construction in the zoo. Not a lot of animals open during the fall. Good day to spend with family

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 981keithy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It never hurts when the sky is blue and the sun is bright, but the animals were very active and they have an impressive collection of big animals and a beautiful bear exhibit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hal K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here with my Granddaughter recently to help her with the Great-Grandkids. We all had a wonderful time. There are many new things to see & do than the last time I was here over 10 years ago.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rickyd1948
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Took my granddaughter, soon to be 2, on a crisp fall day. Animals were fairly active and she had a blast. The grounds were well kept and very clean. Awesome day in every way.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Greg T
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Worthwhile today, but once the big construction projects are completed, it will be considerably better. Disappointed that the zoo's most famous exhibit -- the polar bears -- were apparently on vacation in Alaska or the Artic because they were never present at the zoo.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Riverpup
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We visited on a Friday when the zoo was on reduced hours setting up for their Halloween event, but we had plenty of time to see all of the exhibits. It was a very cold day and many of the exhibits were closed plus construction...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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.
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.