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Milwaukee County Zoo

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Address: 10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
Phone Number: 414 256 5412
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Day at the zoo

The zoo is a great place to take the kids and a good work out for the parents. I purchase the zoo pass every year and its great investment, I honestly don't use it year round but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
kcarrasquillo
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The zoo is a great place to take the kids and a good work out for the parents. I purchase the zoo pass every year and its great investment, I honestly don't use it year round but we try to go as much as possible between fall, spring and summer.

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Palatine, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is great. My friend and I had a lot of fun. A lot to do and see. The food I great. Gift shop has a nice selection of souvenirs. Great place for kids and adults alike.

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Thank KateP163
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Milwaukee County Zoo is a great place to explore with the family! There are many avenues to explore and there is a train for kids and kids at heart to ride on! You can't go wrong with Milwaukee County Zoo. You can even have a bite to eat at the food bar.

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Thank Teresa A
Moline, Illinois
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The zoo was average. Maybe not really worth the admission prices of $63 for two adults, one teen and one toddler.

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Thank midwesters
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5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Over the years i feel that the zoo has gone down hill . Even with the improvements that have been made, the animals dont have enough room compaired to other zoos that I have been to. Feels old and outdated. People in gift shops are always crabby.

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Thank bearfacts101
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place its a most go . Its for the hole family cant wait to get back had a blast with my family .

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Thank Cory S
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'm a Milwaukee Native who has been to this zoo countless times throughout my childhood, teen years & adulthood. I promise the kids will have a blast & will want to come back. Besides the animals, there is a main food court & several eateries throughout the park for casual quick dining. There are "misters" to mist you down if... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stumbled upon this accidentally last year and HAD to do it again this year!! This is a very nice and clean zoo, that you are able to see in one day. If you come during this annual event (every 3rd week in August) there is better beer, music and food tents from local restaurants scattered throughout the zoo. What... More 

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Amsterdam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took two grandsons, ages 6 and 9, to the Milwaukee County Zoo in mid-August. After 4 hours of animal watching, animal shows and lunch they were tired and ready to leave. Favorites were the monkeys and giraffes. We were happy to find free shows that we all really liked: Birds of Prey, meet the animals at Farm in the... More 

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Thank Larry P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i love are zoo it is safe for kids you can ride walk have a party it clean and there people to help you kids happy food good and a store with nices prices worker nices and the price reasoning

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