The Reptile Zoo

The Reptile Zoo, Monroe: Hours, Address, The Reptile Zoo Reviews: 4.5/5

The Reptile Zoo
4.5
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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The Monroe Reptile Zoo is home to the most diverse collection of Reptiles in the Pacific Northwest with over 85 species from across the world. Here you will have the opportunity to get up close and personal to these magnificent creatures.
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Susan H
Tacoma, WA2,088 contributions
Informative
Jul 2021 • Family
This place is fascinating with so many different creatures to see and learn about. There are lizards, a crocodile, an alligator, turtles, spiders, and lots of snakes. I was impressed with the large number of different types of snakes and the information posted about each. My 4 year old grandson loved being able to see so many different creatures up close. If your child has ever talked about the reptile man coming to their school, this is the guy and these are the reptiles (some of them at least) that he brings.
Written September 3, 2021
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mo'opuna's
1 contribution
Loved this place
Mar 2021
grandkids loved this place, it was clean and kids got to explore and read about each reptile, the plexi glass was great, they were able to few and find without any problems, love that they named each reptile
Written March 15, 2021
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Jason Hennig
Renton, WA145 contributions
Wonderful Local Zoo
Jan 2021
When we came, it was very empty. This ended up being a great treat, as we got to spend the afternoon just quietly looking at the animals around. There were lots of them, with good descriptions and facts on display for educational purposes. It's about $8 entrance right now, and you can't handle of any of the animals, which is unfortunate, but it's nice to see the steps they're taking for safety.
Written January 28, 2021
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Nicole P
1 contribution
Birthday Party
Jan 2020
We loved the reptile man!! He came for a birthday party and was a huge hit! Very friendly, super knowledgable, and with incredible creatures.
Written December 19, 2020
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Dwight Van Winkle
Snohomish, WA3 contributions
Grandchildren loved coming here.
Jul 2019
There were many reptiles to see. Many of the cages were transparent so that children could easily see the exhibits from several angles.
Written January 13, 2020
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Patricia B
Seattle, WA94 contributions
Great for kids ... and thought-provoking too
Oct 2019 • Family
The Reptile Zoo has a mixture of critters, some pretty, some not. Snakes of all kinds! Lizards and iguanas! An albino alligator!! A two-headed turtle!!!

My husband and I stopped here on the way to Leavenworth for an Octoberfest-themed overnight visit. The weather was warm enough for the side doors to be open, so no funky reptile house smell!

As expected, the reptiles weren’t very active but the squeals and excited voices of the kids around us signaled their excitement viewing “The most deadliest snakes in the world!” Yep, they had all ten. (I was glad to read the sign in the foyer explaining that all the venomous snakes were devenomized)

I’m of two minds about zoos and seeing large snakes and others confined to smallish spaces troubles me, but they appeared well cared for otherwise. Some display signs indicated that the inhabitants were rescue animals. And the albino alligator probably wouldn’t survive in the wild.

Typical PNW humor in the names displayed on the cages; for example, Pete and Repeat, the two-headed turtle.
Written November 5, 2019
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Barbara N David R
La Conner, WA15 contributions
Awesome Reptile Zoo
Aug 2019 • Family
The Reptile Zoo is really more of a sanctuary than zoo but the information they provide to visitors is great. It allows adults and children to learn more about reptiles who need our protection. Great place for that reason!
Written September 16, 2019
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Anonymous763
Wells, MN75 contributions
Very interesting
Sep 2019 • Family
Albino alligator and two head turtle, in all my life have never seen them! Many snake that very poisonous that live around the world. This place is easy to find, just east of town on Hwy 2.

Written September 14, 2019
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Sherri D
4 contributions
The Rare Gem of Snake Exhibits!
Jul 2019 • Family
We had room for one excursion during our quick trip for my son's college tour. We decided to check out The Reptile Zoo. At first, the journey to the zoo from SEA-TAC was something we didn't really look forward to since we just flew 2 hours from central coast. But once on our way, the scenery was transcending. The wide and winding rivers that we crossed snaked in a mesmerizing fashion and I could just imagine the Pacific Northwest tribes on their canoes so long ago! The journey became part of the experience.

About 50 minutes out of Seattle, we arrive at the humble roadside store front. I stepped inside not expecting much from the seemingly small exterior, but once inside was awestruck by the vast array of lethal reptiles that awaited! My favorite - of which i spent about 30 minutes just observing - was a Western Diamondback. I've run across these on my trail runs, but this 'guy' was as thick as my leg, his head was a big as my fist and his rattle was 3-4 inches long! Also, loved the green mamba and the alligator that was 6 inches and a plate glass tank away from my face! So many more too numerous to mention!

Incredible stop - my teen son and I were simply floored at the variety of lethal predators and we count this as one of the the most awesome stops that we've made … Ever!

Well worth that 50-minute drive from Seattle and it would be great to see this place expand to a more well-deserving structure!
Written July 11, 2019
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Cathy H
Orlando, FL1,400 contributions
Necessary stop for lizard lovers
May 2019 • Couples
We got a reasonable Groupon for this place and we really enjoyed it. Our son is an avid reptile fan and I have always been fascinated by them. This is a well-organized, clean facility that gives you a very close look at these fascinating creatures with a knowledgeable staff and informative signs. They feature some of the most venomous snakes on the planet ( their venom has been removed).
Written July 7, 2019
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