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Birmingham Zoo

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Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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A great first date place. You can walk and talk and get to know each other as you move through the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen L
via mobile
Lovely Zoo day

I traveled from Atlanta. Lovely zoo! Margaret at the ticket booth was very sweet and friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
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“splash pad”(48 reviews)
“giraffe feeding”(28 reviews)
Watch sea lions being trained and fed, zip around on the Zoo Train, hop on the carousel, check out the alligator swamp and tropical rain forest: all this and more are offered at this educational and entertaining zoo housing 170 animals from around...more
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2630 Cahaba Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223-1154
+1 205-879-0409
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great first date place. You can walk and talk and get to know each other as you move through the exhibits without those long awkward pauses because the pauses occur while you watch an animal. The train ride is just plain fun. Stop for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Karen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I traveled from Atlanta. Lovely zoo! Margaret at the ticket booth was very sweet and friendly. Employees were all very helpful. The rides were fun and I like how everything was laid out. Some construction but no problem. Some animals weren't available but overall lovely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kitsulie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

small zoo by some standards, but a very pleasant walk with onsite parking, some areas under construction.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bonnie j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though the weather was a little gray when we visited the zoo it was a lot of fun. The animals look well cared for and were fairly active during our visit. There is some construction going on and it looks like it will be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank robert m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Renovation time! They are finally make some great renovations and appear to have a great concept in place for the welcome center. A walk through the zoo is always therapeutic! You’ve got to feed the birds....it’s a blast! Just don’t jump and spill all the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BillBodacious
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love bringing the family to this nice little zoo. They always have fun attractions for the little ones to keep him entertained. Boo at the zoo and Zoolight Safari are also great around Halloween and Christmas holidays.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 758brandonm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've lived in Birmingham for 39 years & going to our zoo never gets old! It's a great place to visit in any season, and with any combination of people. They are constantly renovating and updating the exhibits, and finding ways to make them as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leigh Ann S
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We generally go to the zoo about once a week. When we first got our membership, we went anywhere from 2-3 times per week. Keep in mind, it’s just the two of us, no kids! We love how spacious the zoo is and we love...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We traveled down from TN to spend a day at the zoo. Couldn’t of been happier! Large number of animals to see. Kids fed the flamingos and giraffes. We were give history & a show with one of the elephants. It was educational as well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JGL1973
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We went on Tuesday because they have a half price admission. I didnt realize every school in the area was going to also be going. Im guessing they are hoping with the half price admission you wont realize they have not let some of animals...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Charon W
8 October 2018|
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Response from segraparanormal1 | Reviewed this property |
When I went the parking was free, however the website should inform you of all fees such as parking and admissions. (I just went to the website and in the Visitor Info section it has all prices, and parking was not listed as... More
20 March 2018|
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Response from Katrina P | Reviewed this property |
$15 for adults and $10 for children per their website
Pamela L
15 February 2018|
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Response from txice | Reviewed this property |
sorry no