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Bronx Zoo

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The largest urban zoo in the U.S., with over 6,000 animals within its 265 acres of parks, woods and streams.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460-1090
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+1 718-220-5100
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had seen this zoo in the tv so took the no 2 red metro up ( it was easy to get there with just a short walk at the other side) we arrived around 1130 but in hindsight we should have come when it...More

Thank jla113
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us planned to spend a few hours there yesterday. The weather was rainy with thunderstorms. At the ticket counter, we were told everything was open. We found out otherwise. The monorail does not run if there is lightning in the area. The shuttle...More

Thank Rit4CR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic day out. Travelled by tube which was easy. The zoo is in a massive park and has loads of space. The displays are very thoughtfully laid out to suit the animals. Lots to see including Gorillas and bears. A must visit pkace...More

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If in or near the NYC area for a visit, if you’re a local or only live a few hours away ; experiencing the Bronx Zoo, is a must. A few things to be aware of ;weather conditions impact whether it’s open or not, as...More

Thank K C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to the Bronx Zoo several times. We have a membership that gets us into all of their spaces throughout the city, which includes parking. It’s a nice thing to do to kill time with the kids and get them some fresh air....More

Thank ChungiPerez
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at the zoo and won’t be the last! At first tickets seemed a bit much but we bit the bullet and went anyway. So happy we did! 5 hours of sight seeing and enjoying things like the big carousel yet still not able...More

Thank Dustin D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful day to visit the Bronx Zoo. The animals were active and out. The Congo was a crowd favorite. The bears were up on the top of the rocks :( Sea Lions were very active. Best to buy a membership. You make it back if...More

Thank mattpam20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First timers to the Bronx Zoo, it was well worth the long trek for us coming from Maine. We watched the show on Animal Planet though out the winter and really enjoyed. You would defiantly need to spend the whole day. Lots of walking around...More

1  Thank DBPoland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in the Bronx and I have a membership to the Bronx Zoo, and with it you get access to the other zoos in the city and the aquarium. It's an incredible value and The Bronx Zoo is a beautiful place to visit. So...More

1  Thank palerm0e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great zoo. We loved the lemurs, gorillas, okapi, rhinos, bison, seals, etc. They do a great job of putting the animals in their natural habit as much as possible. Just a few tips - It was hot and we only saw one...More

1  Thank conniejoy01
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Mary M
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Response from USMARINEPARENTS | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. Did not purchase drinks there.
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Anne M
14 August 2018|
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Response from Betsy448 | Reviewed this property |
Shuttle does not run in Wed.
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Laurie L
21 July 2018|
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Response from kgilbert78 | Reviewed this property |
You can save some money by buying *in advance* from AAA's website.
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