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Milwaukee County Zoo

#7 of 172 things to do in Milwaukee Features Animals
10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
+1 414-256-5412
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A must visit every year

Living in Milwaukee my entire life, I cannot get tired of going to the Milwaukee County Zoo. Now... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hstack08
via mobile
Great day

We really enjoyed our day at the MKE zoo. There are lots of trees so it feels very spacious... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nicole H
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
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+1 414-256-5412
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Living in Milwaukee my entire life, I cannot get tired of going to the Milwaukee County Zoo. Now that I have children of my own, we typically get the Zoo Pass that allows us free admission and parking for around 100 bucks. My favorite time...More

Thank Hstack08
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our day at the MKE zoo. There are lots of trees so it feels very spacious. There are some great animal exhibits. Not sure if we got lucky or it is good design, but we actually got to see most of the...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We live nearby and have a membership, so we stop by frequently. Have enjoyed seeing the improvements in landscaping and building. Apparently, there is a new animal--a duiker--and we went to see it, but it is was not available for viewing. We will keep trying....More

Thank cheeseheadfamilyof4
Reviewed 5 days ago

This zoo is so fun and has so many things to do like a zip line, three story obstacle corse, train rides, playground, in zoo restaurants, and then just generally looking at animals! The staff are friendly and the animals seem happy in their exhibits....More

Thank Ella D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've never had a disappointing experience here and I've been going for years. There's so much to do and see, it definitely takes an entire day if you want to cover everything. There's a lot to see indoors as well so even if there's a...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My children really enjoyed the train ride! The facility was nice and clean. We love the Aquarium! Inexpensive!

Thank ogbarbie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo has a variety of healthy, well taken care of animals. The zoo has feeding giraffes, animal talks, the basic rides, along with many extras. They have a free "birds of prey" show which is one of only a handful in the country. The...More

Thank colleen k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being from Chicago we always compare Zoo's to our Brookfield Zoo. This Zoo was not as crowded, laid out great with lots of visible animals. Great day for the family! Thanks

Thank danmudd1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went an 80° day and got there about 10 AM after it opened at 9:30 AM. Parking is quick and it is very easy to get in. We went right to the sea lion show and enjoyed it- it is only 20 minutes and...More

Thank Geno M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Milwaukee Zoo many times and each time my kids are happy to see the BIG Cats and Wild Animals. Little Expensive for me but its good. Kids spend a lot of time there as they are always excited to see these animal...More

Thank Jayesh B
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Ashley L
19 July 2017|
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Response from Mark K | Reviewed this property |
It's been my understanding everyone must be in the same vehicle. I had the samething happen to me when my parents came along in their car, and when we told the person at the front gate that the vehicle behind us was... More
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erinmt24
5 July 2017|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are picnic tables inside the zoo area that you can sit at.
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Jaime P
28 June 2017|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
Zoo pass with parking option is best buy if you plan on visiting the zoo more than just once or twice a year!
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