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Louisville Zoo

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Neighbourhood: Poplar Level
As featured in 3 Days in Louisville and 1 other guide
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Address: 1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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This zoo has lots of animals to see and all the habitats were great. There is a lot of walking up and down steep hills, which is fine, just be cautious if physically disabled and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Danielle B
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Wooster, Ohio
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Hanahan, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall a great zoo. Good exhibits, clean, orderly. I would recommend this zoo to anybody who enjoys them.

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Thank John H
Louisville, United States
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a blast with three year old grand daughter. Got to see tiger training up close and personsal. Disappointed in not seeing little monkeys due to construction.

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Thank Brenda H
Wooster, Ohio
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202 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo has lots of animals to see and all the habitats were great. There is a lot of walking up and down steep hills, which is fine, just be cautious if physically disabled and trying to see all parts of the zoo on days when the tram is not running. All employees were kind and knowledgeable. We were able... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the zoo, clean and easy walkways. Staff is friendly and helpful. Snacks on site and gift shop for average price

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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Zoo was great. Only the gorilla exhibit was closed. Entry prices are good. Gift shop prices are standard. We really enjoyed this day out

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Thank gabby1258
Louisville, Kentucky
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Louisville zoo is a great community with well cared for animals. The walking paths can be a bit steep in some areas.

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Thank Kendra F
Clarksville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited on Valentine's Day 2017. The weather was a bit overcast and cool when we got there about an hour after opening, 11am. The parking lot was almost deserted and the park looked empty. We started off on our journey and became a bit discouraged at first because a few animals were not out due to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm always surprised to see special events at the zoo. this zoo does it. the zoo itself is excellent with nice grounds and interesting animal displays. Special events include character events in the evening especially around Halloween. Kids love meeting famous characters well done by local talent.

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Thank Terry M
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome exhibits. Best Polar Bear in the US! Halloween Fun, Concerts in the summer. Train and Trams. Beautiful Merry-go-round. Water park. All ages enjoy!

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Thank Sandradee007
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the Louisville Zoo. Especially love the when we can hear the Lion or Tiger roar. I've never heard that before at other zoos.

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