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St. Louis Zoo

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Address: 1 Government Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63110
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+1 314-781-0900
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit...

Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.

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Fantastic place to visit

The St. Louis Zoo is by far the best zoo that I have ever visited. It is so well maintained and there is so much to do. It is free to get in but the extras like parking, train... read more

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The St. Louis Zoo is by far the best zoo that I have ever visited. It is so well maintained and there is so much to do. It is free to get in but the extras like parking, train rides, the sea lion show and the children's zoo do have a fee. The sea lion show is fun to see... More 

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Huntington, Indiana
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a very nice day and it was a Saturday so the traffic flow was pretty bad. We figured out to venture off in Forest Park and find our own parking and walk a bit but it got us out of the traffice jam. Very nice zoo and it is FREE!!

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Thank Mickleys4IU
Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Saint Louis Zoo is great for all ages. It is located in the magnificent Forest Park which is a must see when visiting the city. The zoo is very well planned so that there are not long walks between exhibits. It is beautifully landscaped and there is a lot to see. And, the entrance is free of charge!

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Thank BLynnF
Metropolis, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was very entertaining and educational my kids loved it and its free. Its somewhere to spend a few hours at. The food and drink are pricey so I would eat before you go. Our favorite was the sea lions and polar bear. Staff was very helpful and informative.

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Thank Tammy L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the few remaining zoos in the US that still has free admission. It's really a world class zoo, and has a walk in bird cage from the 1904 World's Fair.

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Thank Alan B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went today with my daughter. Rainy day but still a beautiful place. The train ride is $8 but you can ride all day. You can bring food for lunch or they have several choices for eating. Can't go a season without going.

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Thank hatriplett
Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was the first time we went and didn't have the Kids it was a great date all the animals where out and enjoying a cool spring day

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Thank KJBarry
Saint Louis, Missouri
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41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've always loved our zoo in Missouri but I guess I always took it for granted. After traveling all over the U.S., and visiting most of all of the top zoo's, including the San Francisco Zoo, I have to say i won't ever take it for granted again! (I also decided to become a zoo member!) This zoo is great!... More 

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Thank Haparker01
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is beautifull, very big, free and open all year round. We love it! The animals are amazing and very well looked after, the grounds are clean and the people working there are very nice!.

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 reviews
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I have been several times to the St. Louis Zoo. I love it. There is so much to see and they even have good food!

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