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The Maryland Zoo

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Penguins and great Aviary

While walking Druid Park we stumbled upon the Maryland Zoo. What a treat! The penguins stole the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John T
Saint Paul, Minnesota
this will be a wonderful Zoo soon!!

My wife loves zoo's. We have been to zoo's all over the world. The Maryland Zoo will be beautiful... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Brad G
Portland, Oregon
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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...more
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1 Safari Pl, Baltimore, MD 21217
+1 410-396-7102
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A day at the Maryland Zoo never disappoints. Even when it is cold out. We are now members of the zoo this year for the first time and my daughter loves it. All the workers there are very friendly and helpful too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank EKP19
Reviewed 6 days ago

Willow the giraffe is turning 2 years old. This was the first giraffe to be born in Baltimore in 20 years. visit the zoo website to see the animals on live cams.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank idonthaveahandle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While walking Druid Park we stumbled upon the Maryland Zoo. What a treat! The penguins stole the show--not to be missed. The aviary had a very good selection of waterfowl and raptors--again a must see. It being January the safari animal viewing was limited. However,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John T
Reviewed 29 December 2018

While I would not consider this a “destination zoo”, it was a perfectly pleasant place to spend an afternoon. Understandably, many animals were off display due to the cold weather (reflected in discounted winter pricing). The animals that were on view appeared happy and well...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 527suzyb
Reviewed 15 November 2018

The new penguin exhibit is great! I enjoyed the flamingo area too. The polar bears were active and I always enjoy the monkey house. I was disappointed that I couldn't get closer to the elephants due to construction, but I am excited to see the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KimberlyCymru
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Have been to this zoo several times. Clean, friendly well cared for animals. Easy to get to, easy to park.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank OakSpringFarm
Reviewed 7 November 2018

My wife loves zoo's. We have been to zoo's all over the world. The Maryland Zoo will be beautiful soon, but currently it is not quite there. The Polar Bear area is about to be redone and the Bears are gone. Currently it's just a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Lots of construction but still a gem.polar bears will be on display in November. Love the penguins. Love the ostrich.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eleanor41003
Reviewed 23 October 2018

The zoo offers all of the standard animals (lions, tigers, & bears) plus a lot of nice amenities. The parking is free & plentiful. There are numerous snack shops & restaurants. Restrooms are clean & conveniently located. This is a great place to get some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob O
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

What a great day! three generations from 64years old down to 2months. The penguins were the big hit with the 3 and 4 year olds, giraffes a close second. There is something for everyone, nice walk in shaded areas, close-up animal experiences, child play area,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brianm935
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1 September 2018|
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Response from solomonknibb | Reviewed this property |
Call the zoo by phone to see which animals are out / in and when feeding time is.
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
11 March 2018|
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Response from C6343UVkatief | Reviewed this property |
yes they have bus parking in a separate area.