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Space Farms Zoo & Museum

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218 County Rd 519, Sussex, NJ 07461-2800
+1 973-875-5800
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So much fun

Been here 5 times .. great time each one! A hidden gem. The bears are so close and very fun to... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
A great day trip

One of the hidden crown jewels of rural NJ (along with the Lakota Wolf Preserve). Old fashioned... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Sparta, New Jersey
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218 County Rd 519, Sussex, NJ 07461-2800
+1 973-875-5800
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Been here 5 times .. great time each one! A hidden gem. The bears are so close and very fun to watch.

Thank j222v1
Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of the hidden crown jewels of rural NJ (along with the Lakota Wolf Preserve). Old fashioned, yes, but that's a huge part of its charms. It isn't Disney. It isn't Multimedia it's real life. The animals seem happy and the concerns of seeing them...More

Thank thirteencolonies
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Kids of all ages will love this place- mine were 5 & 6 . A lot of walking though. You can feed some of the animals. Best to go when it's cool out - when it's to hot - some of the animals you can't...More

Thank JamieLu
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Space Farms Zoo and Museum serves to be educational and fun for animal enthusiasts in the heart of Sussex County. The establishment is easy to find, provides ample parking and picnic tables, and the exhibits "wow" patrons. As a science educator and world traveler I...More

Thank Scienceonseven
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

All in all we enjoyed this place. Enclosures are too small for each type of animal , but the animals are well fed . Good variety and informative. Grounds were super clean. BUT we were horrified at the shape of the donkeys hooves. They were...More

Thank Cora P
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We went to Space Farms this weekend. It is just a perfect place to go on a day trip with the family. It as though you step back into the 50's. The place is really clean. It is a wonderful place to spend the whole...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the day. Animals looked clean and happy. Good day out with the family. Go and enjoy the zoo and museum.

Thank Familytraveler1214
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is the kind of place you visit on a field trip in elementary school. The buildings are a bit outdated and old fashioned. But, it is clean and well-maintained. The aminals are cute, well-fed, and appear to be well cared-for and happy. The drive...More

Thank ThePickledPeddler
Reviewed 5 July 2017

If you go to a zoo, you might see the animals in a cage, far away. Here, is one of the few places you can see the animals up close, where seeing their features is really interesting. The family is involved in conservation breeding, and...More

1  Thank diner17618
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We always have such a great time here. So many great animals to see and feed. We love coming to visit the animals, play on the playground, or just have a picnic. It is always a special treat when there is feeding time for the...More

2  Thank Erin V
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