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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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Beautiful Zoo, feels like you are in another world!

This is one of the best zoos I have ever been to. The surroundings really make you feel like each... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Not impressed

The plus side of the zoo is that it is free. I wonder though if they would be better charging and... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Hampshire, UK
via mobile
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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” (332 reviews)
“penguin exhibit” (218 reviews)
“big cats” (96 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 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is one of the best zoos I have ever been to. The surroundings really make you feel like each area you are being transported to the area in which the animals natural habitat. Lots of shade & greenery. It is all very beautiful. Signage...More

Thank VMAC0912
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The plus side of the zoo is that it is free. I wonder though if they would be better charging and using the income for the upkeep of the animals? The zoo is large and the animals generally have plenty of room but their habitats...More

Thank Merddinemrys
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This Zoo is FREE! My family always enjoys going to the zoo. The staff are always pleasant and helpful. The Children's zoo does cost about $4, but well worth it just to brush the goats. The STL Zoo is constantly upgrading and adding new features....More

Thank williamhV2819AY
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The zoo is very highly rated. It is extremely well laid out, although the map is a bit confusing. There are large varieties of animals. Most of the larger animals had adequate room to roam. Some of the facilities are older (herpetarium, etc.) but well-maintained....More

Thank OmarKhayyam
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I understand ambivalence about zoos, but the St Louis Zoo is not only one of the very best, thanks to the taxes of the good people of St Louis it's also free to visit (you're welcome)! They charge for parking in the two big lots...More

Thank Kim0000000
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Situated in Forest Park, home of the World's Fair! This is a wonderful zoo! It is a place where young and old will have a great time! From riding the train, or the carousel. Or walking through the many displays of animals in their native...More

Thank KBTheTraveler
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Everything about the Zoo is the best. The maps lead you into a wonderful world of discovery. The hard part is deciding which areas to visit first and which ones to save for another visit. There is so much to see and do with educational...More

Thank sachs500
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Yep, our wonderful zoo has been voted the best free attraction in the entire nation. I've always enjoyed the zoo, from the time I was a little kid. I've been a member and have spent a lot of time at numerous events here. Any time...More

2  Thank saharadweller
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The St. Louis Zoo is one of the best zoos I've visited. Tons of exhibits and ample parking. Kids love it. You can even pet a Stingray.

Thank Malcom1964
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My family loves the St. Louis Zoo. We visit at least once per spring/summer, and it always makes for a great day! The zoo is large and it has a lot of exhibits to see.

Thank Anita K
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Questions & Answers
7 January 2018|
Response from Sydney T | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs!
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.