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Bronx Zoo

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2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460-1090
+1 718-220-5100
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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460-1090
+1 718-220-5100
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Simply the best! You definitely need the whole day (and it's still not enough). Family had a great time, every time we visit. Bring a stroller if the kids are under 3. Lots of walking!

Thank HappyMom77
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a great zoo! Be prepared for a lot of walking from exhibit to exhibit. I was surprised at the amount of different species of animals they had. My favorite would have the be the African wild dog. Food is pricy $13.99 for chicken fingers...More

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As much as I love this zoo- I've been many many times, I must say that it is not the most wheelchair accessible. There are several spots where the angle is very steep, and practically no ramps where there are stairs, you often have to...More

Thank Miranda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 16 year old grandson and I visited on a Wednesday in June. Wednesday is "free" entry day. Once inside we learned you had to buy a ticket for the extra attractions- monorail, shuttles etc. We rode the monorail but most of the animals were...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an awesome zoo! Was glad we got the total experience ticket. All of the extra activities were well worth it. We thought the Asia monorail was excellent in particular. Overall, there were lots of animals out and about. The enclosures felt open and there...More

Thank Rcicala
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wednesdays are freee or donation entry so they may be more crowded. Good place to take little children. You are also allowed to bring in a picnic (there are available picnic tables). Some of the attractions require an additional entrance fee. They are also in...More

1  Thank kal818
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on the Friday of Labor Day weekend which turned out to be a very wise decision as the zoo was practically empty. Pulled right into the parking lot and parked close to the entrance. We were able to walk through all of the...More

Thank PizzaMavin
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to visit for all ages (kids will love it to)its local and loads of fun. Take the time to enjoy so many rides and adventurers .

Thank thesandman2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

1.HOW TO GET THERE by public transport from Manhattan. BxM11 express bus. It goes along Madison Avenu every 30 vinutes and it will take 50 min to get to the Zoo. Attention! You should have coins with you, because in the bus you can`t pay...More

Thank Furious298484
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 2nd zoo visited in the New York area and was the best and certainly worth the money - lots to do!

Thank Rachel S
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19 September 2017|
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Response from theresa c | Reviewed this property |
General admission is free all day on Wednesdays at the Bronx Zoo. If you have Cablevision/Optimum go to Optimum Rewards and you get 20% off of the admission price - it's expensive. The Bronx Zoo online tickets offer 10... More
Svetlana G
27 August 2017|
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Response from AwanOmer | Reviewed this property |
No outside food is allowed
cindy t
22 August 2017|
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Response from cooleylicious | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can bring or buy food. I recommend a picnic lunch by the sea lions.