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St. Louis Zoo

#1 of 254 things to do in Saint Louis Features Animals
1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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Fun zoo

Free admission at this wonderful zoo. Lots of interesting exhibits. Make sure to see the penguin... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Paul C
Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
A great family day

What a fantastic Zoo, the whole family loved there day here, one of the best zoo´s I have visited... read more

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sea lion show” (285 reviews)
“safari pass” (186 reviews)
“penguin exhibit” (185 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 via mobile

Free admission at this wonderful zoo. Lots of interesting exhibits. Make sure to see the penguin and puffin habitat exhibit. There were a few baby elephants frolicking in the water today. There is a baby hippo born there recently, but it was not on display....More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed yesterday

What a fantastic Zoo, the whole family loved there day here, one of the best zoo´s I have visited. Make sure you go and ride on the Emerson Zooline Railroad. Some highlights were the Big Cat Country and the Interactive Stingray pool.

Thank Ambersykesbrown
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What do you say it's a Zoo but the Pigeons are a must see. Even with the rain coming down the family had a great time and loved every moment.

Thank 579elginr
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The while family loved this trip! We bought the adventure pass and it is so worth it.. We got the 4D movie, train ride and the carousel ride. It was a beautiful day for our visit and all the animals were out.

Thank donnab1974
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The large zoo is located within Forest Park and has a lot of different animals to visit including large reptile and primate houses. The polar bear, and penguin exhibits are unique, and there's a glass tunnel you can walk through to watch sea lions swim...More

Thank jaimesth780
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fun & educational for the whole family! Great parking and easy getting in and out! There is so much to see and do that one trip isn't enough. We will defiantly visit again soon!

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have no desire to go to any other zoo. It is a great zoo and it's free! We live close so we are a zoo member which I highly recommend if you will be going more than once a year.

Thank rdhilil
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a fantastic zoo! The actual zoo is free, the extras you pay for. We did the adventure pass. $13 a piece. Which included admission to the carousel, train, children's zoo, seal lion show, and the stingray exhibit. The animals seem well cared for...More

Thank McCarthyFam13
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was in St. Louis for business and had a couple days to explore. I decided to fill one of those days with the zoo. I was highly impressed with the beauty and cleanliness of the entire place. The layout is easy to navigate and...More

Thank Meg S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Before I start off with all the positive let me say first, I rated a 5 but some of the staff are not friendly! Very unfriendly traffic controllers going into the park. Acted annoyed of the traffic and gave confusing traffic signals to cars. Also,...More

Thank higgie_10
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are small dogs allowed in the zoo?
22 May 2017|
Response from Shari M | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they are allowed in the zoo, however, the zoo is inside Forest Park and they are allowed on a leash throughout the park.
Do you have scoters you can rent
20 May 2017|
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Response from Shari M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about scooters, but they do have wheelchairs. You can also buy a ticket to the train for about $6 and it will take you all around the park. It has about 6 different stops and you can get on and off at each one.
Barb K
Is there an aquarium with jellyfish etc. at the St. Louis Zoo?
29 April 2017|
Response from Carol R | Reviewed this property |
No, but the Sting Ray exhibit is now open. For a small fee, you can put your hands in the pool or hold small fish for them, and they will swim under and around your hands. I recommend it. If you are interested in those... More