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Space Farms Zoo & Museum

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Address: 218 County Rd 519, Sussex, NJ 07461-2800
Phone Number: (973) 875-5800
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This place was ok. The animals are in rather small cages. This is a plus if you are with young children because you will definitely have a chance to see all the animals, unlike... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
John B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was ok. The animals are in rather small cages. This is a plus if you are with young children because you will definitely have a chance to see all the animals, unlike the Bronx zoo where sometimes the animals are too far away or otherwise out of sight. This is a minus if you think about how limited... More 

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Ellenville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit. Good for young children. Can take a lunch with you or they do have food there little pricey though. Lots of animals and museums with old cars and toys a lot of interesting facts about the area. They need to add more to their gift shop though My grandson who is 2 enjoyed his day and... More 

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Thank splatt050
Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a wonderful place - you can tell that the animals are loved and well cared for. The grounds are a little rough around the edges but I can imagine that their money goes for caring for the animals first and foremost! Add to that the amazing collections in the museum areas (yes, areas!) and there's something for everyone -... More 

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1 Thank twstrchk007
West Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very interesting and entertaining zoo and museum. Most people seem to view the zoo first and foremost, and view the museum as an afterthought... so I am going to talk about the museum first. There is an amazing collection of artifacts in this museum. The galleries are spread out but are well worth exploring. They say that... More 

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1 Thank Lester242
Groton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had a six and 7 year old with me and they've loved the zoo. They were able to feed the animals. Staff was around and helpful they engaged the children and were knowledgable of animals in their care. I was taken aback in the museum with exhibits of animals but children loved it i was also surprised with the... More 

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1 Thank Barbara D
Beachwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Now the zoo is pretty good. My kids enjoyed it and had a good time with it, however, the personal collection this family has accumulated over the years and turned into a museum is absolutely incredible. When you walk in the animal mounts catch your attention. Then when I looked to my left, an incredible gun collection like I've never... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Loooove Space Farms!!!I used to go as a lil girl(now in my 40s)and now my lil ones get the joy of going there....making this a summer family tradition!!Its been 3 years in a row for them now...they love it!Love the open layout of the zoo....so spread out.Lots of cool animals and museums of cool old stuff...also inside museum and food... More 

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Thank Michelle T
Vernon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Space Farms is a small zoo, but filled with all kinds of animals, Tigers, bears, deer, small animals too. There is also a great collection of cars, farm equipment and even Golliath the bear, who is now stuffed but really cool to see up close.

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Thank twoshots2
Milltown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

decided to bring the kids there for the day the zoo was nice property was clean the staff at Space farms was courteous. we enjoyed the eclectic museum a very interesting variety of collection the kids had a blast. That having been said I would definitely recommend bringing a picnic lunch or eating anywhere other than the Extreme Pizza located... More 

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Thank bluevelvetsea
New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Visited for a children's party and was shocked how this is allowed by animal protection services!! Animals in cages with less than a few feet to move around! An alligator that can't move at all. I was disturbed and angry I gave this place my admission money

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