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I was impressed by how big the zoo is. I feel it’s a modern zoo with large enclosures. It made me happy to see the animals had a lot of room. The staff was giving info regularly and the food was good enough that I...More
We spent a few hours visiting the Philadelphia Zoo and enjoyed all of it. We got there when it opened and we’re able to see much of the zoo before the crowds came. I highly recommend starting at the time it opens. You can see...More
It's been awhile since I've been to the Philly Zoo and was pleasantly surprised. Very clean and very friendly staff. All the exhibts were clean and appropriately set up for the animals. This is not the old school zoo with bars and cages. Very interactive...More
It was so, so hot the day we visited the zoo but we had a great time. Lots of shade, lots of indoor exhibits with A/C and quite a few places to rehydrate. I would most definitely recommend a visit, even if you have no...More
I’m really shocked that there are still zoos across the country that don’t have splash pads of some kind, even if they are tiny. Granted, we went on a day that was almost 100 degrees with intense humidity, so that’s our fault. But, you’d still...More
The Philadelphia Zoo is one of the nicer zoos I've been to. There are art exhibits around the zoo and the animals are fun to watch. There are plenty of indoor enclosures to see the animals which gets you out of the heat of the...More
The new rope course at the zoo is a terrific addition to this wonderful place. You can access it without admission to the zoo - just bear left by the gift shop. There were so many sections and adventures that we were busy for hours...More
What a great family experience that allows close encounters with so many unique and even endangered species.This is an open and friendly place for any animal over and even bird lovers will be impressed. Inside displays at times included interactive sections.