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Address: 1200 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222
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+1 317-630-2001
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Home to over 2,000 animals and Indiana's largest aquarium, this 64-acre zoo...

Home to over 2,000 animals and Indiana's largest aquarium, this 64-acre zoo has lions, elephants and other wild animals roaming through natural settings. A special petting area allows children to touch, but not feed, the tamer animals. There's also the world's largest enclosed dolphin show and a roller-coaster for all ages to enjoy.

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Great Day For The Zoo

It was a beautiful day to spend at the zoo. My 5 year old daughter and I really enjoyed it. Especially the rhinos and the orangutans! Can't wait until they finish adding new... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
ashlyn18
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Oak Lawn, Illinois
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Reasonable rates 4 all u see! The dolphin show is really nice! Love watching the hippos & alligators in their habitat! Again a must see if u r downtown!

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Thank Gary L
Indianapolis, Indiana
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47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Indy has always had such a fun zoo, and I love to visit it with my family, friends, or even by myself. Love the big cats the best!

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Thank Shae E
Indianapolis, Indiana
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Indy Zoo is big enough to get your fill on various animals - small enough you don't feel overwhelmed. Dolphin show is the must see. The staff is amazing - ask for Kayli when doing events - she will take good care of you!!!

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Thank mark-jill2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Close to downtown, clean, and enough attractions to spend a day there. Perhaps not atshuge as other mega-zoos, but every display is quality.

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Thank sjudge2016
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous place to go anytime of year! Buy the annual family pass and enjoy all year long. Always different activity and face painting not to mention the animals. This is not a huge Zoo but it is a really nice one. We go very often! There are play areas and plenty to keep the children engaged. Make a day if... More 

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Thank Angela O
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great zoo, we try to take our kids to a different zoo each year. This is one of the best we have seen so far.

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Thank Rachel F
Oak Lawn, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a beautiful day to spend at the zoo. My 5 year old daughter and I really enjoyed it. Especially the rhinos and the orangutans! Can't wait until they finish adding new exhibits.

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Thank ashlyn18
Zionsville, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were so many animals there and we all loved it. Your kids can get bird seed or feed the Giraffes for only $1.00. It was a great experience. But I have to say the Fort Wane Zoo was better because they had mor animals and bigger tanks and cages.

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Thank CandyKatie06
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome weather! All of the animals were out and active. Very fun day out and about just the adults!

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Thank Sing1187
Indianapolis, Indiana
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

How can anyone not love this Zoo?! Great staff & excellent animals. All in an engaging and humane way. Watching the Dolphins is one of the best things in Indy.

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