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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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Day trip with family

We recently visited The Maryland Zoo with family from out of town. There were 4 adults and two children, ages 2 and 6. I had not been to this zoo in over 20 years and was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Reisterstown, Maryland
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Reisterstown, Maryland
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited The Maryland Zoo with family from out of town. There were 4 adults and two children, ages 2 and 6. I had not been to this zoo in over 20 years and was wondering what to expect. The zoo has shady areas and it was not an issue visiting in the summer. I would recommend this to... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have not been to a zoo in a very long time. While visiting family in Baltimore area, they invited us to join them at the zoo. We were four adults, a three year old and eighteen month old twins. The twins stayed in the stroller for the most part and the three year old walked. It was a great... More 

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Severna Park, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with group of families with 4 year old children. Found the breakfast very enjoyable. Plenty of time given to visit with penguins, feed them and ask questions. Also had early access to the zoo and thought it was one of the best we've visited. Book early for breakfasts, they sell out!

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Thank beccagold
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on one of the Saturday's they were open until 7. You need to take the trolley to the exhibits. Once you're there don't miss the polar bears. If they are taking a break from the heat , check back on your way out to catch a glimpse. Frozen adult drinks are 40% off after 4pm. And they are... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you allow 2-3 hrs, you will see all they have and do so at a nice pace. It is a nice little zoo where the animals seem to be well cared for. I wish they had more signage or better paths marked but, otherwise, very nice.

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Garden City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this Maryland zoo! The admission price for adults is only $18 per person. We even opted for the extra $2 each to ride the cho cho train and we are adults. You enter and there's a lovely gift shop and playful prarie dogs to entertain you right away. Catch the shuttle and it'll take you to the front... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great zoo. Lots of animals to see. I loved he elephant and the polar bear, penguins. Staff was very informative on the animals.

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Gettysburg,PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a beautiful June day and were pleasantly surprise by the scope of the collection and the beautiful area. Well designed for walking, the zoo features an Arctic area, African animals, and a look at animals native to Maryland. We walked down to the area & took the tram back. Don't miss the penguin exhibit which features viewing... More 

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buffalo, ny
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119 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a stunning zoo, located in a vast green, rolling park..absolutely gorgeous. The collection of animals are happy and healthy looking. Remarkably they place the animals close together and close to the fence, so one is truly close to the animals. Babies feed the giraffes by hand. Amazing, delightful zoo.

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Bowie, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Zoo on Wednesday 22 April. It was a great day out at the Zoo. The Polar Bears and the Penguins were the highlight of the trip today. The zoo is large so wear good walking shoes. The Tree house slide and the Barnyard slide were both closed on the day we visited. Parking is free. The price... More 

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