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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

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3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1333
513-281-4700
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This second oldest zoo in the U.S., considered one of the best in the country, is most renowned for its endangered species and birthing programs, particularly for gorillas and white tigers, and has a wonderful collection of felines and a delightful manatees exhibit.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (109 reviews)
“cheetah run” (53 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1333
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513-281-4700
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"festival of lights"
in 283 reviews
"train ride"
in 109 reviews
"cheetah run"
in 53 reviews
"animal exhibits"
in 52 reviews
"insect house"
in 48 reviews
"baby hippo"
in 47 reviews
"reptile house"
in 46 reviews
"big cats"
in 41 reviews
"bird show"
in 38 reviews
"solar panels"
in 32 reviews
"great exhibits"
in 36 reviews
"giraffes"
in 250 reviews
"fiona"
in 136 reviews
"enclosures"
in 111 reviews
"habitat"
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"parking"
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"conservation"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited today to see Fiona - worth the 2-hour drive! But the whole experience was SO nice! All the employees couldn’t have been nicer. Great covered parking. Easy to get in and out. Saw many unique animals, including a sloth, meerkats and lemurs. Also...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Cincinnati Zoo is among the top enjoyable things to do when visiting the city. I think this is especially true for folks with stroller age children. We have lived in the city for over two decades, and when family visits - we have always...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit! We especially enjoyed the elephants, gorillas, and manatees exhibits. We even fed some giraffes! We were able to see them all close up- a top notch zoo!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This zoo is amazing! Has great enclosures for the animals and you are up close to many of them. The gardens are a great bonus!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great zoo and the cheetah encounter thrilled all. The insects displays were fascinating and creepy at the same time. The garden were marked so well with names of plants. Only negative was the heat. More cooling stations/fans etc would have been nice. Overall very enjoyable

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came with theee four and five year olds, wife, 68 year old mother and father in law. We bought the all adventure pass and well worth it! It wasn’t really hot this day but enough that after a lot of walking you could either ride...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It never disappoints. Staff is above & beyond. Have plenty of adult beverages & kiddy stuff. Won’t Break the bank O. & the animals are good too !!!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful time here at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens we especially liked the penguins and of course Fiona

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David S
June 5, 2018|
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Response from mardi0103 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot of walking but many places to be in the shade and sit if needed. It's worth it to see the exhibits as they are very natural to the animals and especially to see Fiona.
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Sara M
May 14, 2018|
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Response from Kathy S | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. Admission prices start at age 2.
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daymian333
April 13, 2018|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never been in April but your reasoning make sense.
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