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Virginia Zoo

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3500 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23504-1329
+1 757-441-2374
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  • Excellent54%
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3500 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23504-1329
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent the day wandering the zoo, with a large crowd as it was City Employee appreciation day. The paths are well set out with lots of activity stations that left plenty of room for the crowds. Enjoyed the animals who were playing up for the...More

Thank Angie P
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have always had mixed feelings about zoos yet my son and I have frequented them across the US. He and I visited this zoo when he was small and now at 25 I was surprised to hear him interested in revisiting this zoo so...More

Thank RootlessRoutes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This zoo is a great place for families. Children and adults alike can marvel at the animal - in habitats similar to what they would have in the wild. The animals and the grounds are well cared for. There is an area in the back...More

1  Thank jsmizelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small zoo in comparison to some of the bigger zoos in the area, but it is well worth the visit. For a city zoo, it is very spacious feeling.Some of the older exhibits are small and captive looking, but most of the...More

Thank JCW3-V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came with my daughter had great time, came Lil to late though we needed more time I got stuck on the monkeys playing with the otters to cute, very comical go see the zoo they are doing new stuff since I was there last. Great...More

Thank Candace G
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This zoo is a lovely place, with both animals and beautiful plantings to see. The fact that animals are housed in natural environments instead of cages is wonderful, and has won this zoo several awards. The train ride around the park is another pleasurable activity...More

Thank palmyralady
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I love how this zoo has creatively designed their exhibit areas and habitats in a way that makes you feel close to the origin area of its residents. The animals seem happy in their environments. The Australian Walkabout (weekends only) and Zoofarm are special treats....More

Thank LaLa6299
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Gloomy, rainy weather didn't stop us from heading out to the Virginia Zoo this weekend. When I visit a zoo I usually view with skeptical concerned eyes because I'm an animal advocate. But I'm happy to say this zoo does a pretty amazing job with...More

Thank angeloftheshore
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We have visited the zoo many times over the last 15 years, but it has been over a year since our last visit. We visited with our 4 children (16,15,12, & 10). Our favorite exhibit was the giraffes! It seems every visit there is a...More

Thank KMc4528
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Nice clean zoo with plenty of animals to see; be sure to take a ride on the train and stop at the gift shop.

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Mel D
1 August 2017|
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No I have visited during the hot summer months there is lots of shade n a cool breeze
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1 April 2017|
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Response from ReneandJesse S | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen any dogs during the numerous visits. But I was able to find this from the website for you: Many of our animals are rare and endangered species that have to be quarantined from native species and pets for... More
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Response from Christopher B | Reviewed this property |
service dogs only
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