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Staten Island Zoo

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Address: 614 Broadway, Staten Island, NY 10310
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+1 718-442-3101
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10:00 - 16:45
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:45
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A kid-friendly zoo in New York City.

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SI Zoo

very nice quaint for the kiddo's we had a great experience here with the grandkids .very picturesque and has a very nice carousel

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Genie S
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staten island new york
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Staten Island, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo is rather small, but it is perfect for toddlers. My daughter loves the pony ride and the carousel. We were at the zoo for two hours. We probably would have stayed longer, but we just couldn't stand the smell. If you have older children, I recommend the Bronx Zoo it has so much more.

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staten island new york
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice quaint for the kiddo's we had a great experience here with the grandkids .very picturesque and has a very nice carousel

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Thank Genie S
Staten Island, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

A great place to go with the family. Good exhibits with the helpful staff. Also very educational. A wonderful place for class trips also.

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Thank Loriavf
Staten Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Not quite, but snakes there are. SI Zoo is known for its excellent display of worldwide snake specimens, especially rattlesnakes from North America. In addition, they have a children's zoo complete with donkeys and baby pigs. In addition, they have a meerkat exhibit complete with a desert setting. While the zoo is small it offers a wide variety of animal... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The Staten Island Zoo has Something for Everyone!!! It celebrates the holidays, has seasonal festivals and Great kids activities!! This "Gem of a Zoo" is warm, inviting and although it is "in the neighborhood", boasts an aquarium, petting zoo, one of the largest reptile collections in the Northeast, A Carousel, wildlife habitats, animals from otters to kangaroos ostriches to leopards.... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

A great way to spend a day with your children. Small and not much walking a great place to visit for all ages. Also my favorite was the petting zoo all the animals are awesome and oh so so friendly.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Some nice additions. Mostly doesn't change and somewhat rundown. Petting zoo is a catastrophe. Wish the place was a bit cleaner, even for the zoo

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Thank angry b
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is a great and different idea for a child's birthday party. The party included the room with table set-up for the kids to make animal mask, paper goods, small animals they bring in to the room for kids to learn about and pet. They also supply pizza and juice boxes. with a complimentary ride on the carousel. Try it... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

what a great place to spend a day. Just the right size. wonderful assortment of birds animals reptiles and other attractions

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We finally made it to this event, which you need to buy tickets for in advance. Great for kids of all ages, plenty to do. Just grab a costume and go on in. Live entertainment including Magician Mike Lane and Patrick and the rock a silly band were a real treat!

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