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Central Park Zoo

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830 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7001
+1 212-439-6500
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Oasis of wildlife in downtown Manhattan where visitors can encounter more than 1,400 animals in a variety of habitats, including a tropical rain forest to view rare birds and icy Antarctica to view penguins and other chilly creatures.
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830 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7001
Manhattan
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+1 212-439-6500
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"sea lions"
in 258 reviews
"snow leopard"
in 151 reviews
"red panda"
in 70 reviews
"ice age"
in 40 reviews
"central park"
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"penguin exhibit"
in 28 reviews
"tropical house"
in 24 reviews
"tropic zone"
in 23 reviews
"grizzly bear"
in 23 reviews
"bird house"
in 21 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 68 reviews
"great for kids"
in 28 reviews
"general admission"
in 22 reviews
"few hours"
in 55 reviews
"new york"
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"big city"
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"the hustle and bustle"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the zoo with my two daughters (8 and 11). Had a wonderful time. We were surprised at how many animals they had. The favorites were the red pandas, mongooses and the penguins. The only thing to look out for is that the zoo...More

Thank Matthew R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With watching the seal show and spending time with the snow leopards it was about an hour and ten minutes. I thought it was bigger and had more exhibits—-well it was still fun with a 5 year old. The 4D movie was very good and...More

1  Thank Elizabeth M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have an hour to spare while visiting Central park, a stop at the Cental Park Zoo is worth the visit. At $12.00 per adult ticket, Central Park Zoo is perfectly priced. Great place if you have kids. Well organized and easy to navigate...More

1  Thank Lindsay A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this zoo - it is the perfect size to spend an hour or two. Very clean and easy to navigate - one big circle. Would definitely recommend for children because the animals are active, close and easy to see. The seals and penguins were...More

Thank Terryyk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently made a quick visit to the zoo on a very hot spring day when I was in New York for business. The place was packed with kids of all ages, including some school tours, and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves. Alas, the...More

1  Thank VivaMexicoLiz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the zoo is smaller than I first thought but still glad we visited, we got to see all the animals that were there, I'm not a huge fan of zoos due to animas being kept in enclosures and I'm sure I saw signs of boredom...More

Thank sarahdH8588VR
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I loved the central park zoo. It is small enough to not take a lot of time out of your day, but still has some really nice exhibits. I really loved the penguin exhibit. It was the first time seeing King Penguins,...More

Thank Tami C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the zoo with my boyfriend's daughter, son in law and granddaughter. An adult ticket costs $18 (includes theater and a couple of other things). Very small - you can probably get through it in about an hour's time (more or less). It...More

Thank Jasmine R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have an hour or two to waste You could do worse. Best aviary I’ve seen with a great mix Of everything in it. Birds on the loose Monkeys and whole lot more to see. The grizzly bears where displaying Ticks of captivity which was sad...More

Thank jockwillis
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Central Park Zoo is a small zoo located at the south end of Central Park. Great place to relax from the hustle and bustle of NYC. Jolly Chris.

Thank LUCKY J
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Janediane1
28 March 2018|
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Response from briantrotter73 | Reviewed this property |
everything is included in general admission apart from the 3d cinema.... we visited in February if i was you i wouldn't pay extra for the cinema but it's great value for money
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Jennifer K
21 February 2018|
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Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri between April 1, 2017 and November 5, 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Sophpete
22 January 2018|
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Response from happy460 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely yes for farm animals. You can buy animal food close to where the animals are. You need quarters and they have change machines where there are machines for food. Animals are very well trained and young children can... More
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