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Phillips Park Zoo

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1000 Ray Moses Dr, Aurora, IL 60505-5786
+1 630-256-3860
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This is a great place for a relaxing day for families or if you just want to get away for a moment... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aurora, Illinois
Cute little zoo

Small but cute zoo with rescue animals. It's free but there is a donation box inside . It's well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oswego, Illinois
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“sunken garden” (23 reviews)
“reptile house” (17 reviews)
“splash pad” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
1000 Ray Moses Dr, Aurora, IL 60505-5786
+1 630-256-3860
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for a relaxing day for families or if you just want to get away for a moment. As a plus the visit is free and if you have kids they will enjoy it. All you need is the time and...More

Thank Wolfie676
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but cute zoo with rescue animals. It's free but there is a donation box inside . It's well worth giving $5.00 or more to help the animals and improvements.

Thank mauigirl6963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The mini zoo is free and open most of the year. The Sunken garden has beautiful foliage thus a favorite for pictorials. There are also monuments to honor fallen local soldiers. Mastodian gallery ia another quick tour you can do. Great place to stroll. My...More

Thank Jovita O
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Phillips Park Zoo and the park in general are very well maintained and beautiful. Although the zoo is small, it is great for smaller children, as they can get "up close and personal" with the animals, as the cages and walkways are well designed for...More

Thank Philomene R
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Phillips park zoo is a great location in Aurora to visit with the family. The staff are very friendly. The zoo is on the smaller side, but there is plenty to see. It's an easy walk. There is a great reptile house. Overall, I really...More

Thank David I
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Great Zoo to see all the animals really up close. Animals are taken care of very well. The grounds are lovely. No matter what time of year there is always something beautiful to see.

Thank titanicjenjd
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The grandkids love this place. We had our lunch picnic here. The zoo has animal you would not expect. Nice getaway worth the trip

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had the day off so we decided to check out Phillip's Park. We heard so many great things about it. It was worth our time! Lots of cool animals, places to walk around, and the best part... it's free!!! We're planning...More

Thank wanderinbond
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on the way to Chicago. It's a nice sized zoo, which is free!! We saw wolves, alligators, reptiles, eagles, an otter, and elk. We took the tram ride, which is so nice to see the beautiful park!! The sunken gardens are amazing...More

1  Thank Bob G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Maybe we went at the wrong time, but at the majority of the exhibits we could not see any animals. We saw no gray wolves, no river otters, no mountain lion, no opossum, and no pygmy goat. Next time we will do more research and...More

Thank SteveGuy2014
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7 June 2015|
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Response from Geneva88 |
Is there any water area for the kids