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St. Louis Zoo

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We had a great time at the zoo.

This zoo is very compact so we were able to see a lot in a short amount of time. We enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lindagschu2017
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Kansas City, Missouri
Best Zoo

We took our granddaughter there for a day's outing and could not see everything we intended to see... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rick H
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Huachuca City, Arizona
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  • Average3%
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Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
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+1 314-781-0900
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Reviewed yesterday

This zoo is very compact so we were able to see a lot in a short amount of time. We enjoyed the added entertainment of a live German band while we had lunch.

Thank lindagschu2017
Reviewed yesterday

We took our granddaughter there for a day's outing and could not see everything we intended to see because it is so large. And the admission is free! We saw the big cats, monkeys and reptiles that our granddaughter was most interested in seeing; they...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 3 days ago

This zoo is outstanding, my grandchildren love it..... It cost for parking, but entry is free. You will enjoy this Zoo

Thank Alphie2015
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful zoo, lots of different animals from around the world!! Admission to the zoo is free, which was very nice. Spent about 3 hours here but wish we had more time.

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 4 days ago

By far, this is the best experience in a zoo. Check out their special tours for behind the scenes action. I took the big cat tour and got to be within a few feet of the lions and tigers. And it was neat hearing first...More

Thank lassull
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on a Saturday and it was hard to find parking. The zoo was very busy. It is free to get in so that is a plus. It was the first come day of the year so it seemed many animals were not out....More

Thank ajharman22
Reviewed 4 days ago

The St. Louis Zoo is a must see if you like animals. It is free admission and is laid out well. The displays are well done and the viewing of the animals are excellent. Plan on spending several hours walking around the many pathways with...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been coming here since a little boy. The exhibits and structure have changes over the past 50+ years but the fun and excitement of the animals never stops. THIS IS FREE TO GET IN JUST PAY TO PARK

Thank REZ1059
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s not just that the St. Louis Zoo is free that makes it so amazing. It’s everything about it. The animal displays, the care and wellbeing of the animals, the different attractions they offer while walking through the Zoo. It truly is one of the...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited St Louis Zoo in Oct 2016. It was really an enjoyable way to spend a few hours walking outside and enjoying all the exhibits. Loved it and would definitely visit again.

Thank Rose Marie C
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llimner
3 September 2018|
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Response from LParnell | Reviewed this property |
The train doesn’t really take you around to actually see the animals. It takes you to the various sections so you can get off and see the animals. Saves some walking. But you need to get off the train in order to see the... More
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Yes! This would have helped.
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bozothecat04
22 July 2018|
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$30/day electric scooters, $40 with canopy
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