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The Maryland Zoo

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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
Great place to spend a day

The zoo offers all of the standard animals (lions, tigers, & bears) plus a lot of nice amenities... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Bob O
Odenton, Maryland, United States
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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
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
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We visited this zoo with my son and his wife and my husband. The baby was only 6 months old so we thought is wouldn't be "too" big for her. Getting from the ticket booth back to the zoo part is a bit of a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank outback106
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We have been to this zoo a number of times. The parking is close and free, the walk around the zoo isn't half uphill like in DC, the food is much better (pricing and quality) than some other places, and it's very do-able with kids....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RavenShade
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The zoo is in a park. There were several staff members helping direct visitors toward their desired destinations within the park. I was there on a Saturday, so maybe that was why. Parking is free. You pay the zoo admission charge at the entrance. You...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ransom007
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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.