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Central Park Zoo

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830 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7001
+1 212-439-6500
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Oasis of wildlife in downtown Manhattan where visitors can encounter more than 1,400 animals in a variety of habitats, including a tropical rain forest to view rare birds and icy Antarctica to view penguins and other chilly creatures.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“sea lions” (264 reviews)
“snow leopard” (151 reviews)
“red panda” (71 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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830 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7001
Manhattan
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+1 212-439-6500
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"sea lions"
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"snow leopard"
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"red panda"
in 71 reviews
"ice age"
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"central park"
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"penguin exhibit"
in 29 reviews
"tropic zone"
in 27 reviews
"grizzly bear"
in 25 reviews
"tropical house"
in 25 reviews
"bird house"
in 21 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 69 reviews
"great for kids"
in 28 reviews
"general admission"
in 22 reviews
"few hours"
in 58 reviews
"new york"
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"the hustle and bustle"
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Central Park Zoo has a very relaxed environment. The loaded fries are good. Taking out the time to appreciate the "not the average zoo animals" superb. Go enjoy yourself do not show up an hour before closing. Try to show up 2 to 3 hours...More

Thank P J
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

A dream zoo with dream swan.Penguins, Polar bears are awesome. The show of seadog was awesome. The peacocks danced.

Thank Thangu T
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We loved this Zoo, yes its small but it's a great way to spend a few hours. Highlights for us where the snow leopards, grizzly bear, red pandas and sea lions. The park was clean and tidy and well laid out, we enjoyed the Tropical...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We ,2 adults ,2 kids 3 and 6 came Saturday June 16th for a visit. I did not pay for entry since this was a corporate day event . Normally adults are $18 and kids $13 plus more for the 4 d ice age show....More

Thank Harris G
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Shockingly a great place to visit. The entry was $12 each for an adult. Great open bird area of tropical birds that is worth the price of admission alone. They have a great snow leopard and grizzly bear exhibit. The penguins of course were cool,...More

Thank rlepson
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Came here with 2 young kids. We had an amazing time. So much to do and so much to see. Kids had a blast as did we!

Thank Djgoldma
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

The admission price is peanuts for a city attraction and well worth it. The zoo was quiet although right in the middle of the busiest city in the world. We enjoyed the exhibits especially the penguins and the otters. Quite a few and a range...More

Thank NicoleCOshawa
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Great little visit while in central park - the buildings and exhibits are quite nice and well themed. It was clean and very easy to navigate around (although we didnt have a stroller to contend with). But a good size for those with kids, not...More

Thank CCmagee13
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

The Central Park Zoo was an unexpected joy in the heart of Manhattan. On my fifth trip to the city I had some free time and decided to finally check out the Zoo for a few hours. An adult ticket only runs you $12 which...More

Thank Christian R
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This zoo has two parts. One is a kids zoo that has many animals that can you can feed. The other main part of the zoo only has a dozen or so different animals. But the animals they do have are great. The sea lions...More

Thank Jason S
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Janediane1
27 March 2018|
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Response from briantrotter73 | Reviewed this property |
everything is included in general admission apart from the 3d cinema.... we visited in February if i was you i wouldn't pay extra for the cinema but it's great value for money
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Jennifer K
20 February 2018|
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Response from Dilip P | Reviewed this property |
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri between April 1, 2017 and November 5, 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Sophpete
21 January 2018|
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Response from Dilip P | Reviewed this property |
Definitely yes for farm animals. You can buy animal food close to where the animals are. You need quarters and they have change machines where there are machines for food. Animals are very well trained and young children can... More
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