We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Maryland Zoo

Features Animals
Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
371
All photos (371)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“penguin exhibit”(73 reviews)
“polar bear”(51 reviews)
“camel ride”(12 reviews)
About
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
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
See all hours
Contact
1 Safari Pl, Baltimore, MD 21217
Website
+1 410-396-7102
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Baltimore
from US$139.00
More Info
from US$92.97
More Info
from US$65.00
More Info
from US$99.00
More Info
Reviews (622)
Filter reviews
607 results
Traveller rating
226
213
104
40
24
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
226
213
104
40
24
Show reviews that mention
All reviews penguin exhibit polar bear camel ride farm animals giraffe house tundra buggy prairie dogs arctic fox great for kids inner harbor giraffes goats enclosures exhibits carousel ostrich aviary
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 607 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love taking our 4 kids to the zoo when the weather permits. It's nice being a member and well worth the cost. The kids love it and the grownups can walk around with a beer (big plus for me)! My kids are 8 and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mikeshamokin
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 31 January 2019

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
1  Thank Brad G
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
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 70 nearby hotels
Doubletree Inn at The Colonnade
1,204 reviews
2.86 km away
Motel 6 Baltimore City
19 reviews
2.90 km away
Hotel Brexton
496 reviews
3.55 km away
Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys
740 reviews
3.66 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,460 nearby restaurants
La Cuchara
187 reviews
1.09 km away
Woodberry Kitchen
1,187 reviews
1.09 km away
Union Craft Brewing
48 reviews
1.23 km away
Birroteca
215 reviews
1.02 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 528 nearby attractions
Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens of Baltimore
62 reviews
.54 km away
Howard Peter Rawlings Conservatory
26 reviews
.68 km away
Waverly Brewing Company
17 reviews
1.23 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
toirir628
13 March 2019|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from idonthaveahandle | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, check their website or call the zoo. I am in volunteer training & this is information they need to tell volunteers- thank you. I am going to get the correct answer this weekend.
0
Votes
DC_charm
1 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from solomonknibb | Reviewed this property |
Call the zoo by phone to see which animals are out / in and when feeding time is.
0
Votes
apatriot73
25 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
0
Votes