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Memphis Zoo

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Address: 2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis, TN 38112
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901-276-WILD
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YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny...

YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny day.

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Great Zoo!

I've been to many zoos over the years - this is one of the best! Large enclosures for the animals - lots of room to roam. Animals look healthy and clean. It was a cool, rainy... read more

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Falls Church, Virginia
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I've been to many zoos over the years - this is one of the best! Large enclosures for the animals - lots of room to roam. Animals look healthy and clean. It was a cool, rainy day so they were pretty active. Some attractions are closed for the winter, as well as snack and restaurant stands, but there is still... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome experience with the while family. Facilities were great and was able to see most of the animals. Would strongly recommend as a family trip/visit and would definitely go back to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pandas are by all means, my favorite animals. However, all the animals they have in captivity that I could see when I visited, appeared happy. As an animal lover, I was very happy with what I got to see here. The Zoo even has Great staff. Keep up the good Work!!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I live in Memphis, so I don't know whether I would advise tourists to go here on a weekend, as I am not sure it is worth fighting crowds. However, as a member who can go any time of the day, any day of the week, I must admit I have enjoyed walking the zoo. The animals are generally around,... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My date and I went to visit the zoo just for something to do. We had the BEST time. The animals were interesting, the zoo was clean and well laid out. The zoo had some of the most interesting animals and they were fun to watch.

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Thank Susan H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited this zoo many times and have enjoyed every visit! Such neat exhibits! Also, TN residents get free admission after 2pm on Tuesdays.

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Thank Anna F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've taken my kids to this annual event several times, and they always enjoy it. This year we rode the ferris wheel which was a new feature. I love all the decorations, and the zoo adds new things each year. Little ones will enjoy riding the trolley or the train through the zoo or you can also stroll on foot.... More 

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Casscoe, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cat country is amazing. In the middle of historic Overton park. Surrounded by some of the most beautiful old homes in Memphis. Try Overton square for some really wonderful restaurant choices after the zoo.

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Thank Celeste R
Marion, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This zoo is wonderful. We visited during January. It was a cool day and the animals were out and about. Very active and playful. Animals look well kept. Let me tell you about the Panda exhibit! I have seen Panda's at other zoo's however this one allows you to closely watch these beautiful creatures. There is an outside exhibit and... More 

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Memphis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If want to have an experience that will go beyond intetainment to truly become a family affair, then I highly recommend the Memphis Zoo. Located in the Mid-town of Memphis with-in walking distance of a historic Cooper Young district that is in a perpetual growth cycle better known as Overton Square.

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