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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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This zoo is outstanding, my grandchildren love it..... It cost for parking, but entry is free. You... read more

Reviewed today
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Wonderful zoo, lots of different animals from around the world!! Admission to the zoo is free... read more

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Michelle F
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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 today

This zoo is outstanding, my grandchildren love it..... It cost for parking, but entry is free. You will enjoy this Zoo

Thank Alphie2015
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful zoo, lots of different animals from around the world!! Admission to the zoo is free, which was very nice. Spent about 3 hours here but wish we had more time.

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed yesterday

By far, this is the best experience in a zoo. Check out their special tours for behind the scenes action. I took the big cat tour and got to be within a few feet of the lions and tigers. And it was neat hearing first...More

Thank lassull
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on a Saturday and it was hard to find parking. The zoo was very busy. It is free to get in so that is a plus. It was the first come day of the year so it seemed many animals were not out....More

Thank ajharman22
Reviewed yesterday

The St. Louis Zoo is a must see if you like animals. It is free admission and is laid out well. The displays are well done and the viewing of the animals are excellent. Plan on spending several hours walking around the many pathways with...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed yesterday

I have been coming here since a little boy. The exhibits and structure have changes over the past 50+ years but the fun and excitement of the animals never stops. THIS IS FREE TO GET IN JUST PAY TO PARK

Thank REZ1059
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s not just that the St. Louis Zoo is free that makes it so amazing. It’s everything about it. The animal displays, the care and wellbeing of the animals, the different attractions they offer while walking through the Zoo. It truly is one of the...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited St Louis Zoo in Oct 2016. It was really an enjoyable way to spend a few hours walking outside and enjoying all the exhibits. Loved it and would definitely visit again.

Thank Rose Marie C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to zoo to see polar bears, and I never saw them. Found their enclosure, but no bears. Friends went to see penguins and feeding time for the penguins, which was supposed to be 3:30 according to entry staff. Left at 3:50, as still did...More

Thank jrperkins3
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a few hours on a recent business trip so decided to check out the zoo. Very beautiful and clean! It was decorated for Halloween and it was free! Great experience!

Thank C3150EIpamelaw
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3 September 2018|
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|
Response from bigshirl55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! This would have helped.
22 July 2018|
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Response from MariMouse |
$30/day electric scooters, $40 with canopy