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Address: 450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-3707
Phone Number:
+1 718-399-7339
Today
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

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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It is a good zoo for small children.

This is a great little zoo for the toddlers. The best time to go is in afternoon. Sea lion feeding was a very good entertainment. They have a small barn where children can feed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 11, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I got to see that prospect park zoo is one the best zoos for young kids it's safe it's nice by the animals that kids can touch I went a lot off time summer and the kids allway loved it

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

This is a great little zoo for the toddlers. The best time to go is in afternoon. Sea lion feeding was a very good entertainment. They have a small barn where children can feed the animals. They could offer more deals - price wise.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Lovely small zoo representing great value. Whilst the zoo may not have the big animals, it is beautifully laid out. All the animals are well looked after and it's well cared for. A great way to spend a couple of hours, as a single traveller, couple or family.

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Thank Sarah H
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

As you'd expect in a zoo of this size - the range of animals to see is very limited. The sea lion show and feeding the water birds were the high points.

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Thank Riddoch88
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

It's a great zoo for an afternoon trip. It's a great small zoo to take kids under 7. If you need to kill an afternoon this is the place.

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Thank donny b
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Prospect Park Zoo is perfect for my rambunctious boys who spend all day running and jumping. I'm not worried about them getting lost as the zoo is small and really all the exhibits are situated in a circle. There is no possible way for the children to wander about or for you to worry about their whereabouts. The Bronx Zoo... More 

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Thank Jennifer D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

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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