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St. Louis Zoo

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1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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The St Louis Zoo A great zoo to visit for all ages.

Our daughter-in-law was always telling us that the St Louis zoo is the best in the country. On our... read more

Reviewed yesterday
shaka2tak
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Chicago, Illinois
It's no Omaha Zoo, but hey it's free!

Unless you park in the lot adjacent to the zoo parking will be free and admittance is free. Be... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
primalclaws1974
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Iowa
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Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“polar bear” (376 reviews)
“sea lion show” (339 reviews)
“penguin exhibit” (216 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
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+1 314-781-0900
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Reviewed yesterday

Our daughter-in-law was always telling us that the St Louis zoo is the best in the country. On our last visit with her and our son we were able to go there with them and found that it is all she said it is. A...More

Thank shaka2tak
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unless you park in the lot adjacent to the zoo parking will be free and admittance is free. Be prepared for a ton of vendors even in the walking areas. Unlike the Omaha zoo that primarily keeps them inside buildings. I'm sure they have to...More

Thank primalclaws1974
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

St. Louis Zoo is hands down the best zoo I’ve ever been to. It is very well kept, the staff is all friendly and helpful! There are so many different animals to see. My nephew loved it, especially the elephants! I’ve been so many times...More

Thank JessBostick
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great day at the zoo! Very good place to visit. It was very clean and very interesting. The animals looked very well cared for. I want to carry the other 2 grandkids back.

Thank Cindy4vols
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My daughter loves the Zoo, we always have a great time. There are many activities for kids, and an amazing array of animals. There is always something new to see and do.

Thank TravelerIK17
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Reviewed 5 days ago

a good zoo, the environments are well-presented. sea lion area is among the best parts of the visit: go for feeding. not the widest range of animals I have seen, but a good place. the flora are also nicely arranged, especially areas with local plant...More

Thank jeffrey k
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Free fun! Watch the seal show, it's great! Food is expensive but tasted good. The train ride and the conductor were worth it too.

Thank hpgirl18
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see. Great zoo. Has to be among the best in the nation. Enjoyed the whole day. Highly recommended

Thank PAUL S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One word: Penguins. The penguin exhibit alone is worth the trip to the zoo. Find free parking. We were there just before closing, and it seemed most of the other animals were off-exhibit.

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the free (!) St. Louis Zoo and had a very nice experience walking around and enjoying the different exhibits. It is amazing that St. Louis offers so many free places to visit and they are spot on with the zoo.

Thank Kanda F
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lmcarr2018
18 March 2018|
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Response from Shanna M | Reviewed this property |
It is much quicker in winter months before all animals are out of “hibernation”. The zoo grounds are quite extensive and you may take a train or boat to see out lying areas. If you visit all the exhibit areas at you are... More
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ozrktrumpet
12 March 2018|
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Response from mrsm1060 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, There are Many ways to warm up at the zoo. I've posted some details, I hope you can find them (not sure if I posted directly to your question or not). Just know that whether it's cold or hot, here in "The Lou" you can... More
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Disneypasstrav
18 February 2018|
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Response from Javier P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my late reply. Yes, unfortunately, the Build-A-Bear Workshop store at the zoo closed back in Sep'17. :(
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