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Racine Zoo

#4 of 30 things to do in Racine Features Animals
2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI
+1 262-636-9189
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The Racine zoo use to be a free zoo for as long as I can remember. I always took pride to be able... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Racine, Wisconsin

This is a small Zoo but very nice. It is on the lake and is just a nice size for family with young... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Nestled on the sandy shores of beautiful Lake Michigan, the Racine Zoo is home to some of the world's most remarkable and endangered wildlife. Enjoy our many interactive exhibits and animal encounters including Walkabout Creek, Barnyard Safari, Norco Aviary, and our Giraffe Encounter where you get to feed our two Masai giraffes. It's easy to immerse yourself in our wild place. Open every day of the year.
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  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI
+1 262-636-9189
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Racine zoo use to be a free zoo for as long as I can remember. I always took pride to be able to say that it was. Unfortunately, it is not anymore. I have bought memberships for my children and grandchildren since they started...More

Thank lovethesunbeach2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small Zoo but very nice. It is on the lake and is just a nice size for family with young children that get bored in a big Zoo. Try it you will like it.

Thank Hulagal2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here. Beautiful park like setting. This seems more like a park with animals then a full zoo. All animals look happy and enclosures seem roomy and nice. Staff friendly. Free easy parking. Prices reasonable I guess but I can see how it once...More

Thank dgirlsocon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have a 1 year old that loves animals and this place is in town is the reason for repeat visits. My opinion is that this zoo is expensive for the amount of animals.

Thank jettatdi03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo needs more animals. It was nice but not to many animals were there. Need to clean, cut and redo some of the enclosures

Thank goobers76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Zoo is much smaller than Milwaukee or the ones in Chicago but it's still nice. If you have little kids it's a perfect place to take them for 2 or 3 hours. They have free parking and the entrance fee is reasonable. You can...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I grew up in Racine a few blocks from the zoo, so we went all the time, since it was free. It's not free anymore and a lot of the animals look less-than happy. The kangaroo exhibit is cool. Pretty sure the mountain goats are...More

Thank lunamother
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Even though it's smaller than the "big city" zoos (like Brookfield,IL), it's clean, well-kept and a very natural setting. Enjoyable visit!

Thank klaus724
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This zoo used to be free and when it was, my expectations were much different. It's a fantastic location, although typically more brisk than inland locations, as it is on the lake. I was even a member for a while, because I felt it was...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Yesterday I visited the zoo with my 2 years old kid for eggstravaganza.. The egg hunting was super fun. The private beach of this zoo is awesome. My kid enjoyed the animals, the playground area, the chuchu ..We are planning for a next day out...More

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