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Memphis Zoo

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Small, Excellent Zoo

We completely enjoyed this little zoo. Went mainly to see the giant pandas and were not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
carolyn h
Kansas City, Missouri
Great Zoo

Amazing zoo. Great price and lots of animals. Very clean and laid out. Only down side was the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Poor1%
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2000 Prentiss Pl, Memphis, TN 38112-5033
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Reviewed yesterday

We completely enjoyed this little zoo. Went mainly to see the giant pandas and were not disappointed. One was out on their perch sleeping while the other was inside setting by window eating bamboo. Nice variety of animals in clean, settings. I have arthritis in...More

Thank carolyn h
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing zoo. Great price and lots of animals. Very clean and laid out. Only down side was the weather was a little cool. Highly recommend.

Thank tzvecl2020Decatur
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been to several zoos over the years with our kids, but this was probably the best I have seen. So much easier to see the animals up close in a natural environment. Of course the Pandas are unique and a well done exhibit....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

IF nothing else, it's a chance to see pandas in person. It's worth the visit just to do that. While their panda breeding program isn't all that successful, the viewing space, with more windows to look through, is better than the one in Atlanta. (Zoo...More

Thank Hold-the-Elevator
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this Zoo several times. I love the exhibits and the area themes. Be sure and buy the all day trolley pass to ride around the park. Its very easy to get on and off and makes the day less strenuous.

Thank Loretta Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought my (almost) two year old grandchild here on a Saturday morning. We arrived at around 9:30am. Parking was plentiful ($5.00 cash or check only). You are allowed to bring a cooler or picnic basket. There was a lot of walking between exhibits, so...More

Thank Darlyne J
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the most part this is a very impressive zoo. There was three exhibits that are long overdue for updating. Unfortunately these were the first three I saw and was thinking of moving on, but stuck it out to other exhibits and was glad I...More

Thank Jill0519
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place. We enjoyed every moment we spent there. So many things to do. Don't miss this!

Thank PAsunshine12
Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds are really nice at this zoo, very interesting to walk around. Quite a few animals were off exhibit which was disappointing but that just may have been the luck of the day. Highlight was the stingray and shark touch pool. The rays were...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Zoo is wonderful. They have two Panda bears, plus just about every animal you can think of. Animals are in natural settings outside and you can see them easily. Very clean and family friendly.

Thank Barbara O
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July 23, 2018|
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Response from oldkmom | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about free day, but you can bring food/drinks in. We take a rolling cooler every time!
June 6, 2018|
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Response from C2979QJsarahw | Reviewed this property |
I suggest contacting the zoo through their website for your peace of mind. And not much within walking distance either, but lots of good restaurants. Don't miss Tom Lee Park while you're in the city, seeing the sun set over... More
Angie T
April 27, 2018|
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Response from LakeTahoeBound | Reviewed this property |
We spent most of the day