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Racine Zoo

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2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI
+1 262-636-9189
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Nice inexpensive place to spend time

This is a very small zoo. It is inexpensive enough to go several times a year just to get out... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2016
Chicago, Illinois
Great Family outing for a super reasonable price

I am a lifetime resident here, and am very impressed with our Zoo. It is a small zoo, but it is not... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2016
Racine, Wisconsin
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Nestled on the sandy shores of beautiful Lake Michigan, the Racine Zoo is home to some of the world's most remarkable and endangered wildlife. Enjoy our many interactive exhibits and animal encounters including Walkabout Creek, Barnyard Safari, Norco Aviary, and our Giraffe Encounter where you get to feed our two Masai giraffes. It's easy to immerse yourself in our wild place. Open every day of the year.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI
+1 262-636-9189
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Reviewed June 28, 2016

This is a very small zoo. It is inexpensive enough to go several times a year just to get out. Nice grounds to walk around. The enclosures are small and some are overgrown, but the animals seem to be well cared for. If you go...More

Thank Flat_Earther
Reviewed June 24, 2016

I am a lifetime resident here, and am very impressed with our Zoo. It is a small zoo, but it is not exhausting and you can spend time at each exhibit. The Aviary is a must see and do. Purchase some bird food on a...More

Thank Jtme
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We visited the Racine Zoo on Father's Day. Although small, this zoo is very nice. Staff is friendly. Really liked their Australian section with an interactive aviary and a kangaroo walkabout. Giraffe feeding is a bit of a rip-off - $4 usually gets you more...More

3  Thank Loeweb821
Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is a gem on the lakefront of Racine. This is a wonderful zoo for small children as it is not too large and they have a wonderful outdoor play area! Want to feed the Giraffs..they have that. Want to learn about the animals the...More

1  Thank NDSunset
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Great place to visit. Many upgrades over the years have given it a very park like setting. With jazz in the park and municipal band concerts it makes it a unique place to go. Being a member i might be a little biased but I...More

Thank Gordon G
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Was there for an evening concert, many animals in for the night, but saw some. Lake breezes, well maintained public restrooms, well maintained winding asphalt paths

Thank Sandra A
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit,i was there with my husband was a lil chilly so some animals were hidding but overall is a great place to visit..

Thank Sylvia A
Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

We picked a chilly day (48 degrees) to visit the Racine Zoo. The animals that weren't out included the rhinos and camels BUT that didn't make our visit any less fun. Staff was friendly, the zoo was clean and the animals were well cared for....More

Thank fdlfan
Reviewed April 24, 2016

$4 fee admission. Nice way to spend two hours. A couple of exhibits closed, but probably open during warmer weather. Only complaint was limited selection of products at the concession stand.

Thank steelchess77
Reviewed April 21, 2016

I went to the zoo for an event that they were having last year and I had never been inside of that particular zoo yet even though I live in Racine. I was surprised by how clean most of the cages looked, there was no...More

1  Thank Whitney D
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