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Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice zoo

Nice attractions, animals look happy and well cared for. A great experience on a nice day... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Joseph D
New York City, New York
Great Balance of Annimals, Reptiles, & Aquarium

My twin brother and I are big Kansas City Royals baseball fans and take a couple of away trips a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Enjoy a family experience that fosters understanding, respect, and appreciation of wildlife with a visit to the Pittsburgh Zoo. Take a trip to the Islands and get an eye to eye view of warty pigs, Philippine crocodiles, and clouded leopards. Venture...more
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7370 Baker St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1075
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice attractions, animals look happy and well cared for. A great experience on a nice day. Definitely recommend.

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 6 days ago

My twin brother and I are big Kansas City Royals baseball fans and take a couple of away trips a year to attend Royals games and attend that cities zoo. We attended the Zoo/Aquarium on Tues., Sept. 18 and it was nice weather and not...More

Thank Gil14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, it is a nice zoo. Many of the exhibits seem small compared to others we have seen. The paths are wide and easy to traverse. LOTS of people on a weekend. Don't miss the sea lions being fed! The staff are very nice at...More

Thank zoe1mom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved every time I've been to this zoo. I feel the animals are very well cared for, they are presented very well to the public. Great variety of species to see. Nice walk throughout the whole zoo. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank Mjk2bd
Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo had more of an open concept for very the animals. You didn’t see them in cages. The environment was appropriate for the animals. I especially loved their aquarium and the water animals and fish. Really nice and priced descent for a family. There...More

1  Thank Denice B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Zoo is always a great experience in Pittsburgh, I suggest getting their early to avoid the afternoon crowds. The grandchildren really love the animals.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Pittsburgh zoo but I do not love that I can never see the polar bears. I go there all the time in the polar bears are either pacing back-and-forth or not out. The aquarium is amazing and I love the monkey house....More

Thank takemetodisney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always have a great time at the zoo and can't wait to go back! There is so much to see, learn & experience. There is also always new stuff being added. Kids always have a lot of fun and get so excited to go.

Thank kcfairviewvfdems
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit with the family. The zoo is larger than it looks and, if walked slowly, it will take you at least 3 hours to go through. They have a nice variety of animals and the aquarium was nice to...More

Thank brunodZ7357SD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the first coolish day in many weeks and the animals all seemed very happy about it and interested in us. The lion roared in greeting. Many of the critters seemed to watching the visitors as much as the visitors were watching them....More

Thank Sue K
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Danae C
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Response from chris4758 | Reviewed this property |
Yes all military (retired or active duty) receive free admission to the zoo-for themselves only-with ID.
Laure K
1 August 2018|
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Response from Thrasher82 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about the trams. There is an elevator to take you from the parking lot to the zoo entrance that can accommodate a wheel chair.