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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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Best Zoo in the U.S.

The St. Louis Zoo is the very BEST! A must see when in St. Louis. It truly is spectacular... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Deborah W
St. Louis Zoo

I have visited the StL Zoo my whole life. I was just there in November 2016 with my 2 yr old... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Brenda N
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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%
Travellers talk about
“polar bear” (357 reviews)
“sea lion show” (328 reviews)
“penguin exhibit” (208 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

The St. Louis Zoo is the very BEST! A must see when in St. Louis. It truly is spectacular. Parking can be difficult if you do not get there early, however, everything else is top notch! The Zoo is well planned and laid out, very...More

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have visited the StL Zoo my whole life. I was just there in November 2016 with my 2 yr old Granddaughter and her family. They have added many new, different animals and displays. The Polar Bear is quite a hit and he's getting a...More

Thank Brenda N
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The St. Louis zoo is one of the top free attractions in the nation! The best free zoo in the nation and a great place to see animals , eat great food and feel welcome

Thank notiyav
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Absolute best zoo in the US...and it is free admission. Nearby parking lots (fee) or free street parking (I recommend the lots for the security), Great exhibits, including Children's Zoo, Stingray area, animal shows. You can ride the Zoo Train (fee) or just walk from...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I love watching the animals.the bears and monkey's are my favorite. I also enjoy the lions and tiger's.

Thank nicole0782
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went around Christmas to see the lights and they were creative, festive, and delightful. It was fun seeing the animals at night, also.

Thank jkml3000
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was our third year in a row for participating in the Zoo's special event "Boo at the Zoo" and it was a success. It's a wonderful evening outing for families and not "scary" for small children at all. It is not an "animal" visit...More

Thank thesrflynns
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Admission to the zoo is free! You only pay if you choose to park in the lot. Sea lion exhibit it one of my favorites. Great place to take my granddaughter

Thank Fran M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The zoo is a favorite of ours but this one is the best! It is clean, attractive, and best of all, it's free! Our kids are grown but we still visit every year!

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 15 February 2017

One of the best zoos for the price. Admission and parking is free! But be prepared to pay for food and souvenirs.

Thank Christine H
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16 August 2017|
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Response from mkwillick | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do ... I just called them $8 for regular wheel chair $28 for electric with no canopy $38 for electric with canopy There are two locations for rentals, north and south entrances. Just ask an employee to guide you... More
Melissa R
6 August 2017|
Response from JennyGE815 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot to see at the zoo. A shorter sunnier day may be preferred.
Tracy S
27 July 2017|
Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Free stuff is more than enough