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Henry Vilas Zoo

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Henry Vilas Zoo

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702 S Randall Ave, Madison, WI 53715-1665
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Madison Ghost Walk - Capitol Square

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Take a walking tour of Madison’s historic Capitol Square and get a unique perspective on the history of the city. Your guides and expert storytellers let you in on the ghost stories, urban legends, and paranormal activity that are sprinkled throughout Madison’s past.<br><br>This is an outdoor walking tour, so please check the weather before coming and dress accordingly. The tour runs in cold temperatures and light rain. Please wear walking shoes and dress appropriately for walking around outside.
$20.00 per adult
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Amos6022 wrote a review Sep 2020
Davenport, Iowa460 contributions69 helpful votes
First off I really love that this zoo is free! Really nice walking zoo with plenty of trees and shade. Good variety of animals to see. We went in early morning and most were outside their cages and active which is always awesome to see! My kids are older but they have an amazing looking jungle gym for littles. Even right outside the zoo there is this little lake and green space for picnics and fun. Really lovely area of Madison.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Dr.I.S.Prasad wrote a review Aug 2020
Hyderabad, India202 contributions81 helpful votes
Small Zoo with limited number of animals. Orangutan, flamingos, penguins and lions are special attractions for the kids.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Roann M wrote a review Jul 2020
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The zoo has made several adjustments for the COVID - 19 virus situation. None of the indoor exhibits are open. Face masks are required even though you are outside the whole time. Social distancing is also recommend but not followed by all guests. At the bear exhibit, which is a small, enclosed area, families were bunched together. We waited for them to clear out, and while we were waiting at the appropriate distance, other families just walked in ahead of us. People who were there without kids were even worse. They should have docents, or staff members at the busy exhibits with a rope line, just like at an amusement park, where you have to wait your turn.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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MzKrispir wrote a review Jun 2020
Chicago, Illinois36 contributions14 helpful votes
Free, beautiful zoo. They just opened due to the virus. They have it set up well to control crowds. Unfortunately buildings are closed, but we still saw a lot of animals and the main food place (and ice cream!) Is open. It's a pretty place and you can't beat free.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Taylor B wrote a review Feb 2020
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My boyfriend and I have gone two years in a row now after our snowboarding trip at Devil's Head. It's a small zoo in a cute park/neighborhood. It's also free but we try to donate anyway. I have not been in the summer but it's on the agenda this summer!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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