Peoria Zoo

Peoria Zoo: Hours, Address, Peoria Zoo Reviews: 4/5

10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
About
The Peoria Zoo is home to over 100 species of animals from around the world. From giraffes and rhinoceros to spider monkeys and sea lions, the Zoo is the wildest family place in town. The Peoria Zoo is open year round. Our Education Department offers programs for ages 2 and up. These include Home School classes, Zoo Tots, Jungle Jamboree, summer Zoo Camp and Zoo Teens volunteer program. During summer months we offer Giraffe Feeding in Africa and Budgie Feeding in the Aussie Walk About. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, scheduled Keeper Chats take place every day. Our two biggest events are the Easter Egg Hunt and Howl-Zoo-Ween. We offer a variety of birthday parties and Zoo Snoozes. Our Zambezi River Lodge is available for corporate events, wedding receptions, and special celebrations.
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Perry W
Lawrence, KS21 contributions
Few animals and no restaurant.
Jun 2021
Not worth the price. Very few animals. I like birds but I can see many of these at my house. Map shows a restaurant but it was not open.
Written 13 June 2021
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Ginny B
Noblesville, IN66 contributions
Nice little zoo
Apr 2021 • Family
We stopped here on our spring break trip as a place to stretch our legs. It is a small zoo and unfortunately due to COVID-19 some of the buildings we would liked to have seen were closed. Overall it was a nice road trip break.
Written 4 April 2021
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Mark4096
Mason City, IA33 contributions
Fun and clean
Oct 2020 • Family
So great! Very clean - quiet while we were there. Some exhibits shut down due to Covid, but over all worth it! :)
Written 31 October 2020
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LostALot22
Chicago, IL10,248 contributions
Nice place
Feb 2020 • Family
This is a smaller zoo than Chicago but it was really nice. The Rhino looks to be in great shape and was running around. The giraffe pen was awesome. And the lion looked to be in peak shape. It’s not big and doesn’t take that long but I loved it.
Written 22 February 2020
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martab686
Winchester, IL4 contributions
Surprisingly nice for a small zoo.
Oct 2019
The grounds are very nice for walking around. For the most part it's easy to see the animals - except the tiger if there really is one there.
Written 22 November 2019
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Patrick L
Peoria, Illinois13 contributions
It keeps getting batter
Sep 2019
I enjoy the zoo much more and the park district continues to work at makingthe zoo and its exhibits a solid destination for Peorians and visitors
Written 7 November 2019
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betsysnyder17
Brookfield, IL13 contributions
Small zoo but nice for a short visit
Oct 2019 • Friends
Peoria Zoo is not very big but it was a pleasant couple of hours on a nice day. The animals were visible for the most part. I enjoyed seeing the white rhinos, so very big. At this time of year, at least on a weekday, a few things were not available. Parking lot is extremely small.
Written 22 October 2019
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seemenow76
44 contributions
Pleasant surprise!
May 2019
We were surprised that a small town would have such a wonderful zoo. The Africa exhibit was a good surprise!
Written 8 October 2019
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llpatton
57 contributions
Peoria Zoo - awesome summer daytime visit tr gs
Aug 2019 • Couples
Great little zoo. Many of the animals were very active. The zoo is pretty and was a joy to spend some time just watching many of the animals. Tigers and gariffis were a favorite!
Written 25 August 2019
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Clebvan
Honolulu, HI45 contributions
cute zoo
Jun 2019
it is not a huge zoo but does have a good variety of animals. The giraffes were my favorite but i enjoyed all of them. it's a great afternoon trip. the price was good as well.
Written 13 August 2019
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