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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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Initially I was not a fan of the zoo but my wife and I have the zoo membership. After going a few times with my family, I tend to like the zoo a bit more realizing that the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have membership at the Maryland Zoo. It is a very nice place for kids. My son loves feeding the giraffe, face painting and the lion exhibits. Also there are activities like camel rides and carousal and train ride for kids. Perfect day out!

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Baltimore, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Md Zoo in Baltimore is a adventure for half a day. Take your time and come see all the animals in the various sections of the zoo. If you even feed a giraffe. Not the lions. The penguins are in a new exhibit. Be sure to see the elephants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great zoo and a real kids friendly place with the animals, activities, and great staff. It is easy to get to, off of 83 south or north.

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Thank John C
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Initially I was not a fan of the zoo but my wife and I have the zoo membership. After going a few times with my family, I tend to like the zoo a bit more realizing that the Baltimore zoo is a maze and you have to take your time and explore the different exihibits to find the animals. The... More 

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Elmira, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had so much fun at the zoo. It really wasn't that crowded and we got to see every single thing. We loved the otters, but the green gunk on the tube and the window was a little disappointing. They were great though. We loved the aviaries, they were so much fun. I wish we'd gotten there in time to... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We truly love this place. It isnt the biggest zoo, but it is big enough. Its layout is really logical - easy to see everything without backtracking; it doesnt have too many huge hills (ahem, National Zoo); and it is very easy with strollers. Fun barnyard section, too.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice lay out of zoo. You can get up close to animals and it's not too crowded to get around or see the animals. It is very beautiful. Nice walk so be prepared to walk. Does cost not free. Hope this helps. David G.

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Thank David G
New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the zoo. Fascinating animals and beautiful grounds. We really enjoyed walking through the grounds. We went in the summer, but it was very shady on most walking paths so the heat did not bother us. The animals were very active and there are a lot of zookeeper talks and interesting activities all around.

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Thank ymb677
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 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 August 22, 2016 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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