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Minnesota Zoo

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13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8199
+1 952-432-9000
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Always impressed

We've been visiting this zoo since it first opened and I can tell you it is not to be missed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Morris, Minnesota
via mobile
2nd only to Omaha Zoo....Fantastic!

The Minnesota Zoo has a wide variety of animal enclosures. They have a wonderful north woods trail... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kim W
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13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8199
+1 952-432-9000
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We've been visiting this zoo since it first opened and I can tell you it is not to be missed. Definitely worth seeing - especially with young kids.

Thank GWR1962
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Minnesota Zoo has a wide variety of animal enclosures. They have a wonderful north woods trail and bear exhibit. You need to plan several hours. It is worth it.

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended 6 concerts at the zoo this year in the Weesner amphitheater including Buddy Guy, Pat Benatar, and Johnny Lang. It always has excellent sound and close in seating that gets you into the music. I would highly recommend this venue.

Thank MNLynn952
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well kept zoo not too big. A little pricey for what there is to see. A lot of empty exhibits. Bears where a great surprise up close and fun to watch. Moose nowhere to be seen. Young tiger playing brought a smile to everyone.

Thank Lce41
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A decent zoo. First the positive. There was a nice variety of animals. Has an aquarium with area to touch a sting ray and shark. That was popular. Lots of places along the trail to get a snack or drink. I was amazed that the...More

Thank Harleygal2006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We became members of this zoo a few months ago and have visited the zoo several times since then. We like all aspects of the zoo except for the food. It's expensive and nearly inedible! Back in the summer, we ate at the Australian-themed outdoor...More

Thank wintergreen3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have a membership pass to the Minnesota Zoo and use it often. The zoo has so much to offer. The kids love the playgrounds. It so nice to be able to bring in a picnic lunch and spend the day at the zoo.

Thank 6,535
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best zoo I've ever been to...really beautiful! You really get so close to the animals, like the bear exhibit where the bear is just on the other side of glass. The bird show is a must. Don't miss special exhibits like the butterfly house and...More

Thank laurn378
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended with the family on August 24 knowing it was the first day of the State fair we were hoping the crowds would be fewer. We have attended the Como Zoo a few times, this being our first visit here. I usually like to write...More

Thank JSwizer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Minnesota Zoo does a great job educating about wild and domestic species. There are outside exhibits and indoor exhibits. Exhibits showcasing Minnesota animals, tropical animals, butterflies ( seasonal), aquatic animals including monk seals, grizzly coast, a northern trail (includes the recently on exhibit Vera...More

Thank Virginia W
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Rhonda V
10 March 2017|
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Response from Shaun J | Reviewed this property |
Como Park is depressing. MINNESOTA ZOO was very nice !!!
Jennifer K
23 June 2016|
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Response from Cynthia O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, $2 off for adults and $1 off for youth & seniors.
29 February 2016|
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Response from redmnsrt4 | Reviewed this property |
The monorail is no longer running.