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Address: Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD 21217
Phone Number: +1 410-366-5466
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Visitors meet more than 1,500 animals including chimpanzees, elephants,...

Visitors meet more than 1,500 animals including chimpanzees, elephants, leopards and warthogs as they journey on an African safari, groom goats in the Farmyard, explore the winding trails through the Lyn P. Myerhoff Maryland Wilderness and watch the polar bears swim next to you at the underwater viewing window. New in 2014 - Penguin Coast! Home to the Zoo's African penguins. Opening Sept. 27, 2014!

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Enjoyable summer afternoon

This is a fairly small zoo, you can see it all in about 3 hours. We enjoyed the walk through the zoo. There are exhibits of different types of wetlands. We were there in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Susan K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fairly small zoo, you can see it all in about 3 hours. We enjoyed the walk through the zoo. There are exhibits of different types of wetlands. We were there in the afternoon and most of the animals were active in their habitats. We loved the penguins, chimps and the tortoises, they were very interesting and entertaining... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not as many animals as other zoos but VERY clean and plenty to see. Informative talks by docents scheduled throughout the day. I went as soon as it opened to avoid the heat. Kinda spendy at $18 but I enjoyed myself and was not sorry I went.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I were visiting Baltimore from Dallas and decided to see the zoo as we do at every city we go to that has a zoo. The zoo in Baltimore is a very nice zoo with many animals and my kids enjoyed how you can get up close to them behind barriers of course. The Otter was so... More 

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Thank Jessica H
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great zoo with really cool events. Breakfast With The Animals is so fun! The zoo is very clean with nice exhibits including the new penguin house. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We love visiting the zoo! My son loves all the animals and the carousel. I do think that as members, the activities that cost extra, should be discounted. The camel ride especially!

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Thank Amanda L
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family had a great time at the Zoo despite very bad heat! My son loved watching the penguins swimming, the giraffes, and especially the otters. They were really active and he loved it. We also had lunch at the zoo, it was decent priced and was good! I would recommend the zoo to anyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All of the kids love the zoo. I've gotten the season pass every other year for the last 13 years (part of the rotation), and I always get the Family Plus. It's perfect, we can take all members of the family, from the infants in a buggy to the great grandparents in a wheelchair. It's always an amazing time, and... More 

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Thank Christy N
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small zoo with a good hit list of animals. I've been to the Bronx Zoo, National Zoo, and San Diego Zoo. I'm not that interested in seeing 7 types of rare deer. This zoo gives you what you really want to see: Lions, monkeys, giraffes, rhinos, and cheetahs. You get up close and personal instead of a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited from DC, where we visit the National Zoo for free all the time. The Baltimore Zoo is expensive, but it has different animals and experiences (you can feed giraffes, for example, which we don't have in DC). The kids' area is great, and a small splash park would be a wonderful addition. There is even a playground, though... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I took his children there this Sunday. His children all had a great time seeing all the animals. It's not the biggest zoo, but still a nice attraction for children and it's not too expensive.

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