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St. Louis Zoo

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1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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Lots of family fun.

Plenty to do. It can be done FREE!(frugal) We take the metro to the zoo.($3 adult $1.50... read more

Reviewed today
Lisa T
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Amazing FREE Zoo in St. Louis!

The St. Louis Zoo is a wonderful place to visit - excellent for families and children of all ages... read more

Reviewed yesterday
melbeesue
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“polar bear” (376 reviews)
“sea lion show” (339 reviews)
“penguin exhibit” (216 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
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+1 314-781-0900
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Reviewed today via mobile

Plenty to do. It can be done FREE!(frugal) We take the metro to the zoo.($3 adult $1.50 children. Children under 5 ride free.) One way prices. (2 hour pass) We always pack snacks to take with us. The fare/ware there kinda expensive. When packing snacks...More

Thank Lisa T
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Reviewed yesterday

The St. Louis Zoo is a wonderful place to visit - excellent for families and children of all ages. There are so many animals to see, and each visit brings new experiences and joys. And you can't beat the price - it is FREE! And...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This 20th Century Zoo Needs 21st Century Habitats I have visited many zoos around the world and throughout the United States. Initially I was very impressed by the Herpetarium. It was light and bright and very roomy for people as well as its inhabitants. After...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I can’t believe this place is free. The animals are so big and active. They look content and it was a fun experience. Bring walking shoes, snacks and umbrellas!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m extremely impressed. From the south entrance welcoming us with bright tulips to the amazing staff you have there. The habitats were set up so nicely. I love how close they are. I loooove your polar bear!! He seems really happy playing with his barrel....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Many travel sites rate the St. Louis Zoo as one of the tops in the U.S., and the #1 FREE zoo in the U.S. The rating are for once accurate. There are plenty of animals and it is laid out very well. The polar bear...More

Thank stdogg
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Reviewed 4 days ago

wear something very comfortable because it a humongous zoo. need all day to enjoy every park. best part is that the zoo is FREE. very helpful staff.

Thank wakisobol
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The zoo is FREE and it's big. I definitely would plan at least 4-5 hours. The animals were active and out for viewing, the staff friendly. This Zoo is one of the top 10 in the US.

Thank Vicki L
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Believe it or not entry is free! You can buy your adventure passes, but i didn't find them worth it at all. Oh I lived the latest addition. Grizzly Bears

Thank 205ajayt
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our daughter-in-law was always telling us that the St Louis zoo is the best in the country. On our last visit with her and our son we were able to go there with them and found that it is all she said it is. A...More

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lmcarr2018
18 March 2018|
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Response from Shanna M | Reviewed this property |
It is much quicker in winter months before all animals are out of “hibernation”. The zoo grounds are quite extensive and you may take a train or boat to see out lying areas. If you visit all the exhibit areas at you are... More
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ozrktrumpet
13 March 2018|
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Response from mrsm1060 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, There are Many ways to warm up at the zoo. I've posted some details, I hope you can find them (not sure if I posted directly to your question or not). Just know that whether it's cold or hot, here in "The Lou" you can... More
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Disneypasstrav
18 February 2018|
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Response from Javier P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my late reply. Yes, unfortunately, the Build-A-Bear Workshop store at the zoo closed back in Sep'17. :(
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