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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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Fun Little Zoo, they loved it!

Went here with my brothers family (4 kids) They loved it. It was a small zoo, but well kept and... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
S9519YEheatherb
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Aurora, United States
Great little community zoo

We love taking our grandson to this zoo- we play at the park and walk to the zoo where we visit all... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Mary R
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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
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1000 Ray Moses Dr, Aurora, IL 60505-5786
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+1 630-256-3860
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"water wheel"
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went here with my brothers family (4 kids) They loved it. It was a small zoo, but well kept and many different animals to see. Also very reasonably priced. There is a park near it so you could spend a little more time playing if...More

1  Thank S9519YEheatherb
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We love taking our grandson to this zoo- we play at the park and walk to the zoo where we visit all our favorites - turtles, aligators, snakes, iguanas, peacocks, elk, eagles, vultures, owls and the beautiful white wolves... in the spring and summer the...More

1  Thank Mary R
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Was looking for a new unexpected experience and I found it. Although I was there in Nov & didn't get to see the gardens, the zoo was great. It was a bit tricky to find the entrance, but once I did it was great. Small...More

1  Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This is a little zoo that you’d never even knew existed unless you are looking for it. It’s a very quick trip but it’s still something to do on a day off.

Thank Jenn V
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

philips park was a place everyone always went to and it didn't matter the time of year , golf course , waterfall , sprinklers , lake for fishing with a large island to walk around , a nice smaller zoo , suicide hill for sledding...More

Thank TERRY L
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

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
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

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
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 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
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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
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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
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