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The Maryland Zoo

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1 Safari Pl, Baltimore, MD 21217
+1 410-396-7102
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Lots to do

The Maryland Zoo is a must see for those visiting the Baltimore area with younger kids. A couple of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
charlie g
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Mild Kingdom

While the Maryland Zoo is still worth a visit, it is time for upgrades in physical structure and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TomWilson
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Visitors meet more than 1,500 animals including chimpanzees, elephants, leopards and warthogs as they journey on an African safari, groom goats in the Farmyard, explore the winding trails through the Lyn P. Myerhoff Maryland Wilderness and watch the polar bears swim next to you at the underwater viewing window. Plus, don't miss the new, award winning Penguin Coast exhibit featuring the most successful breeding colony of endangered African penguins in North America.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“polar bear” (49 reviews)
“camel ride” (11 reviews)
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1 Safari Pl, Baltimore, MD 21217
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+1 410-396-7102
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"giraffe house"
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"their natural habitat"
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"picnic lunch"
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"great exhibits"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Maryland Zoo is a must see for those visiting the Baltimore area with younger kids. A couple of the exhibits were closed from the African Safari side when we went, but we got in for a discounted rate and there was still more than...More

Thank charlie g
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

While the Maryland Zoo is still worth a visit, it is time for upgrades in physical structure and customer service. Lots if good points. The grounds are clean and foot traffic flows well. Penguins are a real treat as they greet you at the entrance....More

Thank TomWilson
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Breakfast with the giraffes was lovely! My family got to the front gate early and we were escorted and shuttled to the zoo entrance and then walked to the giraffe house. We got our breakfast (waffles, sausage, biscuits, eggs, home fries, orange juice, water, coffee.)...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is an excellent updated zoo to visit with all ages. The penguin exhibit is world class and one can easily spend an hour watching the penguins. It is great to see the efforts made over the past 15 years to...More

2  Thank Matt B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went specifically to take part in their "Penguin Experience" where a small group of visitors (7 of us) got up close and personal with 6 African Penguins and their two trainers. Definitely a worthwhile reason to visit this very nice zoo (must book far...More

Thank F M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though there were ALOT of preschoolers who were generally well behaved, we had another great time. The elephant area is being remodeled, so you will not get to see them and a few other things for awhile. But, there still plenty to see. If...More

2  Thank tomtravels1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Admission is $20 and there are no elephants or lions! Not until late 2019... they should say this in advance. The Park is fairly spread out, so a good bit of walking, but the exhibits are looking old and tired. When you need to look...More

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brought my girlfriend done to MD for the weekend, so I schedule a stop at the zoo. I want to personally thank each animal, the brownie points I got are awesome. Normally, when I go to a zoo the animals are hiding, or just laying...More

Thank m0904972018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we've been there numerous times and ever a disappointment giraffes elephants penguins prairie dogs and a few other animals I never heard off. there is a trolley to take you from the entrance to the main park. the food is reasonable priced,

Thank Lee K
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

I hadn't been to the Maryland Zoo in years. It has changed a lot and is still being improved upon. It was a cool cloudy day. I think that the animals may have been more active because it wasn't hot and humid. There were many...More

Thank yellowbirdVermont
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apatriot73
25 May 2018|
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Response from 61rhondag | Reviewed this property |
From the inner harbor and you do not have a car, an Uber or taxi ride is the most direct as no public transportation takes you directly to the zoo without walking several blocks. There is a drop off and pick up spot at the... More
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11 March 2018|
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yes they have bus parking in a separate area.
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Crystal P
27 November 2017|
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i believe so, but I'm sure you can find out on their website.
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