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Phillips Park Zoo

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1000 Ray Moses Dr, Aurora, IL 60505-5786
+1 630-256-3860
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Nice time

Free Zoo was very interesting. In this day and age a free zoo, cool! Zoo and park were top notch! I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Packerdude
via mobile
Trip out with the Grandkids

I have been coming to Phillips park since I was a child, now i bring my Grandkids here. So much to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tmbrwoulf
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Montgomery, Illinois
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunken garden” (23 reviews)
“reptile house” (17 reviews)
“splash pad” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
1000 Ray Moses Dr, Aurora, IL 60505-5786
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+1 630-256-3860
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"sunken garden"
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"reptile house"
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"splash pad"
in 11 reviews
"tram ride"
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"bald eagles"
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"river otters"
in 3 reviews
"visitor center"
in 3 reviews
"picnic area"
in 4 reviews
"the hot summer days"
in 2 reviews
"spend a couple hours"
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"water wheel"
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"mountain lion"
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"white wolves"
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"feed the ducks"
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"quick trip"
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"golf course"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free Zoo was very interesting. In this day and age a free zoo, cool! Zoo and park were top notch! I could sit in the sunshine all day.

Thank Packerdude
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming to Phillips park since I was a child, now i bring my Grandkids here. So much to do, and it's free (they do accept donations) Theres a large playground, a small museum showing off the Mastodon fossils discovered when they dug...More

Thank tmbrwoulf
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Phillips Park Zoo is a historical gem The zoo was opened in 1915 and was the main surburban zoo until the opening of Brookfield in 1936. Their focus is now on local wildlife that includes some rescue animals. The grounds are very nice to walk...More

Thank Kenneth K
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went here with my brothers family (4 kids) They loved it. It was a small zoo, but well kept and many different animals to see. Also very reasonably priced. There is a park near it so you could spend a little more time playing if...More

1  Thank S9519YEheatherb
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We love taking our grandson to this zoo- we play at the park and walk to the zoo where we visit all our favorites - turtles, aligators, snakes, iguanas, peacocks, elk, eagles, vultures, owls and the beautiful white wolves... in the spring and summer the...More

1  Thank Mary R
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Was looking for a new unexpected experience and I found it. Although I was there in Nov & didn't get to see the gardens, the zoo was great. It was a bit tricky to find the entrance, but once I did it was great. Small...More

1  Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This is a little zoo that you’d never even knew existed unless you are looking for it. It’s a very quick trip but it’s still something to do on a day off.

Thank Jenn V
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

philips park was a place everyone always went to and it didn't matter the time of year , golf course , waterfall , sprinklers , lake for fishing with a large island to walk around , a nice smaller zoo , suicide hill for sledding...More

Thank TERRY L
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a great place for a relaxing day for families or if you just want to get away for a moment. As a plus the visit is free and if you have kids they will enjoy it. All you need is the time and...More

Thank Wolfie676
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Small but cute zoo with rescue animals. It's free but there is a donation box inside . It's well worth giving $5.00 or more to help the animals and improvements.

Thank mauigirl6963
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Jenny N Brian G
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
literally just across the street that goes through the whole park.
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rosemaryosato
6 June 2015|
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Response from Geneva88 |
Is there any water area for the kids
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