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Memphis Zoo

#4 of 154 things to do in Memphis Features Animals
2000 Prentiss Pl, Memphis, TN 38112-5033
901-276-WILD
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Great Visit

I visited the Memphis Zoo with my wife and son. We had a wonderful time. We have been to many... read more

Reviewed yesterday
74Bigboy42
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Dutton, Alabama
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We love the Memphis zoo

We live locally and love visiting the zoo. We love the animals and their surrounding facilities... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tiffany M
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Cordova, Tennessee, United States
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YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny day.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2000 Prentiss Pl, Memphis, TN 38112-5033
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited the Memphis Zoo with my wife and son. We had a wonderful time. We have been to many different zoos in the south, and I think this was the best. It is well designed. The enclosures make you feel really close to the...More

Thank 74Bigboy42
Reviewed 2 days ago

We live locally and love visiting the zoo. We love the animals and their surrounding facilities. It is fairly shady and there are plenty of misting stations throughout to make hot days more bearable. My daughter likes feeding the giraffes and petting the animals on...More

Thank Tiffany M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It has been awhile since I've visited a Zoo. It was fun feeding the giraffes and petting stingrays. Throughly enjoyed...looking forward to going back🙂

Thank Catink1973
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great zoo. Easy to walk, lots of shade, lots of sun, interesting exhibits - some legacy, some new and 'themed'. Obviously there is an Egyptian theme (Memphis, duh) but it's really well done and not chintzy. The animals and exhibits are easy...More

Thank Craig L H
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love the Memphis Zoo, I took my children 20 years ago and it is still as beautiful as I remembered.

Thank bambiandtony
Reviewed 3 days ago

Recommend getting in early especially during the summer. My wife and I had a great time. Plenty of exhibits and a wide variety of animals. This is the largest zoo I have been to and the layout was done well. There is quite a bit...More

Thank Evan M
Reviewed 4 days ago

The only reason we went to this zoo was because of the Panda's. Turned out the whole zoo was amazing. We spent 6+ hours here and could have stayed longer. We enjoyed feeding the Stingrays. The zoo is pretty much all shaded except for when...More

Thank ittybitty120
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We drove down from Nashville with friends and their children to spend the day at the zoo. The zoo is very spread out and there is quite a bit of walking, but there is much to see at the zoo. It'll probably take a family...More

Thank Bobby H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time yesterday visiting the Memphis Zoo with another family while we were in the area for a baseball tournament in Southaven. Neither of our families have ever visited this zoo since we live in the St. Louis area, but we were...More

Thank sonnie127
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When I found out that the Memphis Zoo had pandas, it was a must see for me. I LOVE PANDAS and LeLe and YaYa did not disappoint. They were worth the price of admission alone. But, besides the panda bears I found the other animals...More

Thank beachphile
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Debbie E
Are there any shuttles in tbe parking lot in case you are parked far from the front entrance?
June 20, 2017|
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Response from amberdb64 | Reviewed this property |
There are no shuttles at the zoo, but the parking really isn't that much of a walk. The earlier you arrive, the closer you can park.
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kinmanjerry
My grandaughter has a peanut allergy is there peanuts at the zoo?
June 3, 2017|
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Response from 668stanleym | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see anyone with them but I think you should call and check before you make the trip.
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MustangGT350H
How long does it take you to go through the zoo and aquarium?
May 29, 2017|
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Response from Ngra3611 | Reviewed this property |
It took my lot, all day to tour the zoo and aquarium. We got there at 10am and left at closing.
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