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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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Best Free Zoo in the Country

The St Louis Zoo is one of the best zoos in the U.S. AND IT'S FREE! Some of the best areas in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Thomas Edward H
Saint Louis, Missouri
St. Louis Zoo

Went with my boyfriend because we both love animals! Parking is $15 but to get in is free. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sara R
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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
“sea lion show” (321 reviews)
“penguin exhibit” (206 reviews)
“safari pass” (187 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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Reviewed yesterday

The St Louis Zoo is one of the best zoos in the U.S. AND IT'S FREE! Some of the best areas in the zoo are the River's Edge (mammals from all over the world), Big Cat Country, and the Penguins and Puffins exhibit. There is...More

Thank Thomas Edward H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went with my boyfriend because we both love animals! Parking is $15 but to get in is free. We parked a little further away and walked up. Such a nice place. Animals seem to have plenty of space to roam around.

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a great half day trip. We enjoyed seeing all the animals and the laundry out was nice. The food was look food at any other quick serve restaurant.

Thank fvb1964
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The St Louis Zoo is always a great place to spend the day. The park I g fee was a little high at $15.00, but the Zoo is free. The New Grizzly area was very nice and well done, and a must see. I'd like...More

Thank JerryW6
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great zoo and the staff we encountered were very helpful and knew their job. We particularly enjoyed the Bird section which has a really neat way of caging the animals which made it feel like you were in there with them. All the...More

Thank camaronz
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great family destination and no charge to get in. Different activities to do inside the park. Clean facility. Staff is polite and kind.

Thank AimeeSM72
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My children love the zoo. It's a great place to spend the day. It is free, unless you want to do a few things, but the first 3 visits we didn't have to pay for anything extra because the kids were happy with the animals....More

Thank starloard
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This zoo was a pretty good tourist destination. Parking around the zoo was tight. Prepare for a crowded lot. Maybe it was the holiday weekend that contributed to the crowd. Nevertheless, the zoo itself was a nice attraction. The train that takes you around the...More

Thank A J
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the few free zoos in the country and it is pretty nice considering. They have made some great remodels to the penguin/puffin area and the sea lions area. When the zoo and the rest of Forest Park is busy parking can be an...More

Thank meg w
Reviewed 5 days ago

The St. Louis zoo has really advanced natural habitat exhibits! Elephants and rhinos roam in the Rivers Edge while polar bears frolick in their new home! The 4D exhibit is a must see and of course no day is complete without a spin around the...More

Thank Sandra K
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16 August 2017|
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Response from mkwillick | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do ... I just called them $8 for regular wheel chair $28 for electric with no canopy $38 for electric with canopy There are two locations for rentals, north and south entrances. Just ask an employee to guide you... More
Melissa R
6 August 2017|
Response from JennyGE815 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot to see at the zoo. A shorter sunnier day may be preferred.
Tracy S
27 July 2017|
Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Free stuff is more than enough