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St. Louis Zoo

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Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Very nice zoo

This is a really well kept and clean zoo, with a lot of exhibits, and activities to do in it, lots... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
St. Louis Zoo

The St. Louis Zoo is wonderful and educational. It's free admission, the animals are well cared... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a really well kept and clean zoo, with a lot of exhibits, and activities to do in it, lots of good parking, easy to find. All kinds of the world's animals, snakes, reptiles, I am always impressed and amazed by it, plus it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MiissouriMan1001
Reviewed 2 days ago

The St. Louis Zoo is wonderful and educational. It's free admission, the animals are well cared for, the exhibits are constantly being updated to make things nicer for the viewing of animals and for their care. There's a Zoo train that runs, a Children's Zoo,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank I5295LRkarenm
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our zoo is world class and enterance is free. Some exhibits do charge, but You can buy a zoo pass into these exhibits. You have to pay to park in the zoo parking lot, and the lot fills quickly. It best to arrive early. If...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gina r
Reviewed 3 days ago

We got lucky and had a warmer evening and headed to the zoo on a Saturday night for Wild Lights. It was spectacular! Tons of the zoo is lit up, smores stations, vendors and food, etc. Parking was a little tricky because both lots kept...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank julescup11
Reviewed 5 days ago

The St. Louis' Zoo is not like any other zoo, it is a zoo that invites all ages in as they take you for a trip around the world, visiting wildlife. It is a humanely design space for each species. The most effective visit is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a top notch zoo and we couldn’t believe it was FREE! Parking was $10.00... whaaaaat? Crazy cheap! I thought we were reading it wrong! We stayed here all day and all of the animals were out and about! Well except the elephants. What...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DianeC98
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the zoo Sunday night to see the holiday light display called Wild Lights. It was fantastic! Our teenage granddaughter and her friend had an absolutely fantastic time as there are many spots for great photos. The Twinkle Tunnel is outstanding! There are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ken C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve been to a number of zoos in my lifetime, but none compare to the diversity and quantity of exhibits/habitats. Nice spring or fall day, i’ll Go to the zoo. It will take a full day to see everything. Large outdoor quality animal enclosures, not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pete6327
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The St. Louis Zoo has free entrance and free parking. You don't have to pay to go in like a bunch of other zoos. The birdcage is one of the buildings from the Saint Louis Worlds Fair. So the zoo has a lot of history...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the top zoos in the United States. Many animal displays and a well mapped out grounds area. Parking was free and easy to find this time of year. Many of the sections had thick glass panels for viewing the animals up close and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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3 September 2018|
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Response from LParnell | Reviewed this property |
The train doesn’t really take you around to actually see the animals. It takes you to the various sections so you can get off and see the animals. Saves some walking. But you need to get off the train in order to see the... More
13 August 2018|
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Response from sharc929 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely charge you cell phone. I don't recall seeing any place to do it here.
22 July 2018|
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Response from Jeremy L | Reviewed this property |
No just manual.