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Toledo Zoo

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A wonder for the whole family

The penguin exhibit is the best of all. Watching those little guys is so much fun. The aquarium is... read more

Reviewed today
Toledo, Ohio
Nice day out for the family

Had a nice time here with our two teenage kids. Hippo exhibit is the best part! It is great to be... read more

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Get an underwater view of hippos at the Hippoquarium, the only such zoo exhibit in the world, and then move on to see the 500 or so other species of mammals, reptiles and birds.
2700 Broadway St, Toledo, OH 43609-3100
+1 419-385-5721
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Reviewed today

The penguin exhibit is the best of all. Watching those little guys is so much fun. The aquarium is amazing. The entire zoo is the best zoo I have ever visited again and again. The lights at Christmas is so awesome.

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Reviewed yesterday

Had a nice time here with our two teenage kids. Hippo exhibit is the best part! It is great to be able to see them under water. The touch pool in the aquarium is really fun for kids. We touched a ray, shark, horseshoe crab,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great chance to see several animal species. Good place for small kids. Free admission on Mondays for lucas country residents.

Thank Naseem N
Reviewed 6 days ago

I would always recommend a trip to the Toledo zoo. I've been to dozens of zoos in the U.S. and the Toledo zoo is one of my favorites.

Thank FloridaAce
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Toledo Zoo is a nice zoo. The animal habitats are not necessarily always conducive to optimal viewing, but not awful. Be prepared to walk, the layout is spread out. Overall, good experience.

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Toledo zoo is home to many animals including penguins and a large aquarium and splash pad. I’ve been to almost every zoo in Michigan and a visit to Toledo is well worth it!

Thank akacuppcake
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our zoo is fabulous! There is so much to see and do. The aquarium is beautiful with so many interesting things to see. The aviary is open so visitors can walk right through where the birds are flying. The animals are in habitats rather than...More

Thank AuntTK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By all means do not go to the zoo hungry as the food is less than average, and it is highly overpriced!

Thank macmen75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to 30 or 40 zoos and aquariums around the world. Many countries have no major zoos but Ohio has 5. I was very surprised at the quality, the amazing architecture and the collections at Toledo. Although some have been rated the best...More

Thank hqipcc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met family here, as a middle meeting point, and we all had a great time (3 adults and 5 kids). The only problem, is the extra long ramp that crosses the road. It's a little steep and difficult to climb for some. But we...More

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If you are heading south, best options for overnighting could be Perrysburg/Rossgotd Cracker Barrel or Bowlng Green Walmart.
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YES. We saw three elephants. One is young and follows and middle sized one around....they are friends. Then the mother of the young one. There is good visibility.