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Address: 1 Government Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit...

Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.

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St Louis Zoo

Wonderful place to visit for young and old. All the animals at the St Louis Zoo are well cared for. The food is terrific.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful place to visit for young and old. All the animals at the St Louis Zoo are well cared for. The food is terrific.

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Thank Carol F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having visited very good zoos, including Miami's Metro Zoo, I consider this zoo to be a great time and experience. The zoo is free to all and very worthwhile. The facilities were clean and had very good exhibits for people of all ages. They also had significant animal exhibits and educational experiences that I have not seen elsewhere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great time at the zoo which had an impressive amount of animals, nice walking paths, a fun train, and reasonably priced food and drink.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with our 2 year old daughter, and she loved every moment of it. Had a hard time convincing her to leave the vicinity. The zoo itself is free, but if you're visiting with children, get the combination tickets that give you unlimited access to the trains, sea lion shows, etc.

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Thank Richard C
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love the STL zoo. I lived in STL as a child and love coming back as an adult to visit The zoo is fantastic and keeps getting better!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of renovations and additions taking place. This is a great zoo to visit. Clean and lots to see!

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Thank Dawn W
Charleston, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the zoo was great had a great time always see new things I never seen before been coming to the zoo for over 50 years and go at lest 2 times a summer just love that place

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This zoo is amazing and huge...because it is free you can go just to see the monkeys or spend some time with the hippos. If you go early, you can find free parking in Forest Park or better yet, buy a membership and get free parking. It is easy to spend an entire day in Forest Park, so enjoy the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great way to spend an afternoon! The zoo has so much to see and when I visited all of the animals were out. The zoo posts feeding times as well so visitors will know the best times to see the animals. I did have some trouble with the map and was not able to locate the area with... More 

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Kansas City, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was surprised that for a big city, that is is a 1960s zoo with large animals in small, uncomfortable, gravel lined areas. Other zoos in the U.S. have changed to give the animals much more room to move around in more grassy, natural settings. In my city we were told that the zoo had to be remodeled away from... More 

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