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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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Very pleasant zoo

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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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Thank LAFAMILLEG11231
Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 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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