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Address: 450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-3707
Phone Number: +1 718-399-7339
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society, this zoo exhibits more than...

Operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society, this zoo exhibits more than 400 animals including Sea Lions, Hamadryas baboons, Red Pandas, North American River Otters, Reptiles and Amphibians, Pallas Cats, Hornbills and more. Small cafe and gift shop, barnyard with sheep, goats, cows.

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I took my kids there long ago when they were little and enjoyed it as much as they did. Think they liked it more than I did, seeing with the eyes of innocence but it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Gill G
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped into the Zoo whilst in Brooklyn for the day. Its a really nice little zoo and is cheap as chips for all the family.

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Thank Geofflongadi
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in the verdant surroundings of Prospect Park, this little zoo is incredible. It's small and so manageable for young children. Try to stay for the sea lion feedings. Easy to navigate with strollers. Incredible little play areas. The most interesting exhibit was the prairie dog section where children can tunnel into the ground and pop up like one of... More 

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Thank Moira S
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my kids there long ago when they were little and enjoyed it as much as they did. Think they liked it more than I did, seeing with the eyes of innocence but it was educational as well as enjoyable

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Thank Gill G
Brooklyn, New York
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536 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice zoo much smaller than Central Pk. Upside less crowded they even have a small cafeteria. Really good for small groups.

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Thank LAFAMILLEG11231
Syracuse, New York
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Carousel and zoo with 2 young grandsons, son and my wife (the grandma. Lots 2 do. Reasonably priced and enjoyable. Walkable and strollerable. 2-3 hrs of good time. Lots to do inside if weather turns south.

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Thank Marcmarcy
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are on vacation and the Prospect Park Zoo was one of the places we wanted to visit. My husband been living in Brooklyn for about 8 years and still has not visited this Zoo. So I thought $8 admission fee per person wasn't too bad, especially knowing it will be put toward caring for the animals.... More 

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Thank Carine L
Brooklyn, New York
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31 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Once you find parking or hike from the subway you'll enter a pleasant place. Many interesting wildlife very well displayed. Cute shows and knowledgeable staff. I deducted a star because of the accessibility which is challenging.

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Thank Mario T
Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

easy, everything is close, lovley place, nothing to eat so you'd better eat before coming, effective and beautefull place

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Thank Tatyana O
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We love, love, love the Prospect Park zoo. Set up in the same manner as the one in Central Park, this zoo gets five stars for cleanliness. Every visit has been seamless and an absolute pleasure. The animals in the petting area are always well groomed and appear as "happy" as a zoo animal can appear. My toddler never comments... More 

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Thank Sabrina G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

I frequented here as a child. I wanted to give my daughter a little piece of NY history on coming here. She loved it. She's loves all things educational and all things animal. The place is a nice size with a good amount of exhibits to see. The price was excellent for entry as well as some zoos can become... More 

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