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Prospect Park Zoo

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Address: 450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-3707
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+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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So happy we have it in Brooklyn

The Prospect Park Zoo is a nice small zoo.My favorites are the sea lions. Make sure you get to see one of the feedings: 1130, 2 and 4. Another great exhibit is the Hamadrayas... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place is good to take a young wonder. Great in taking class trips or even a family event. The seal at the entrance is an attraction,

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Prospect Park Zoo is a nice small zoo.My favorites are the sea lions. Make sure you get to see one of the feedings: 1130, 2 and 4. Another great exhibit is the Hamadrayas baboons, who have a nice size, natural looking setting with rocks and a waterfall. The petting zoo has sheep and goats. There are machines which dispense... More 

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

The Prospect Park Zoo is very nice to visit mostly in the summer but I had a very nice time on a winter day. The zoo was packed with parents just wanting to get out of the house. They were celebrating Chinese New Year so they had all sorts of activities going on that day. The Chinese puppet show was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

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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Thank marty344
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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Thank turist_from_NYC
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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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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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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