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Milwaukee County Zoo

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10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
+1 414-256-5412
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Very good zoo for Wisconsin!

Very good zoo for Wisconsin! Lots of animals to see, and things to do. Be prepared with walking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kyla S
via mobile
Great day at the Zoo

This zoo continues to impress. They always go above and beyond to ensure all the guests are having... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark F
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Cedar Springs, Michigan
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (88 reviews)
“zip line” (54 reviews)
“big cats” (44 reviews)
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10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
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+1 414-256-5412
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"train ride"
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"zip line"
in 54 reviews
"big cats"
in 44 reviews
"sea lion show"
in 37 reviews
"wide variety of animals"
in 22 reviews
"a la carte"
in 22 reviews
"polar bear"
in 22 reviews
"animal exhibits"
in 24 reviews
"family farm"
in 18 reviews
"ropes course"
in 17 reviews
"animals seem"
in 15 reviews
"free days"
in 20 reviews
"all ages"
in 57 reviews
"special events"
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"whole family"
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"giraffes"
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"enclosures"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good zoo for Wisconsin! Lots of animals to see, and things to do. Be prepared with walking shoes, and can get a bit pricey. A zoo pass is the way to go if planning on going several times.

Thank Kyla S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo continues to impress. They always go above and beyond to ensure all the guests are having a good visit.

Thank Mark F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our favorite places to spend a day throughout the year. Excited about the upgrades and renovations coming- always something new to see or experience. My son loves the reptile and aquatic building (which is nice in the winter!) and also the...More

Thank sarahkk782
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a special trip to Milwaukee to see the Animals Inside Out exhibit which is inside the Milwaukee Zoo through April 2018. They've actually extended the exhibit and cut the price to just $5/person, which is a great deal. We've done the Body Worlds...More

Thank travelmakesUrich
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I grew up visiting this zoo and have spent many, many days here with my own young children. The train! The carousel! The ice cream over by the petting zoo! We adopted Thumb... and visited him every time we made our loop around the whole...More

Thank GnomiHaus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Milwaukee County Zoo was very nice. We walked the whole zoo in about 5 hours with a short stop for lunch. I am not a fast walker in these types of places so it was a nice leisurely pace. The animals seemed well taken...More

Thank bethieg1971
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family travels regularly and we attempt to visit the local zoo whenever possible. This zoo ranks at the top in all categories. Admission is fair. Parking is a tad steep but worth it. Food and gifts are at the expected range. The buildings and...More

Thank modlifer
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Milwaukee Zoo is a gorgeous zoo, with large wooded paths and huge animal sanctuaries. Go in summer as the winter quarters are very limited. Bring water and great walking shoes, as the zoo is absolutely huge. The animal habitats are very natural, and the...More

Thank The_Midtowner
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can u say one of the best zoos in the US.The gorilla sanctuary is incredible.You get to be so close with the gorillas they know your there.Big cats are incredible up close also.Monkee island is really cool.

Thank Steve G
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

The Milwaukee Zoo is in the top 10 in the country as far as zoo's go. My granddaughter loves it and that's what matters to me. I think some of the exhibits could be better, bigger and just kept up a little better. A new...More

Thank John S
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glitteratitattoos
4 March 2018|
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Response from Stephen O | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, I would suggest you call the zoo and ask the price.
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Mandi L
5 September 2017|
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Response from Hstack08 | Reviewed this property |
Typically people for the first time spend 4-6 hours if you want to see everything.
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Ashley L
19 July 2017|
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Response from Richard C | Reviewed this property |
You ALL need to be in the same vehicle. I have her family + pass so when I go I take a large SUV this way we can all get in 1 vehicle for free ( parking included in the + plass really helps)
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