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Buttonwood Park Zoo

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425 Hawthorn St, New Bedford, MA 02740-1418
+1 508-991-4556
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Great Zoo, with lots to offer

Nice place to take the kids, nice paths for walking, Lots of information of the animals on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Pleasant Surprise!

Spent some time with my grandkids before they returned back to school and thought it would be a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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425 Hawthorn St, New Bedford, MA 02740-1418
+1 508-991-4556
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice place to take the kids, nice paths for walking, Lots of information of the animals on display, also great events through out the year!

Thank greenehontz2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent some time with my grandkids before they returned back to school and thought it would be a great idea to check out Buttonwood Park Zoo considering we hadn't gone for a while and was pleasantly surprised with the updated changes! The exhibits were great....More

Thank kmmgem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New Rainforests & Reefs exhibit really adds a new dimension to the zoo. They are also working to improve the elephant area. With more improvements to come, I am looking forward to my next visit.

Thank blondie16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not been to Buttonwood Park Zoo in years. I put my grandson in the camp they have for children for two weeks. I was very impressed with the camp. My grandson totally enjoyed it. On my grandson's last day of camp I decided...More

Thank Annie1382
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our children here (4 of them) Now oldest is 58 and I am taking my great great grandson! Has had ups and downs. They just revamped zoo and bringing in new animals. Worth a family outing!!

Thank Muriel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the Buttonwood Park Zoo. They offer a "Grandparent's Pass" and we take our grandson quite often. He is five years old so if he loses interest after an hour that's just fine because we haven't spent a ton of money for the day....More

Thank sandyjz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Living locally, you'd think we travel to the Buttonwood Park Zoo often, but one never has time. The past few visits I've had to Buttonwood have ben when out of towners visit and we need to fid attractions that are local. This one is always...More

Thank TravelMommyMA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a disasterous attempt to go to the Franklin Park Zoo the week before, I promised my son a zoo trip since we didn't get to see anything at the Franklin Park Zoo. He loved it. It's not a huge zoo, really a small, local...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is pretty well maintained. It has a fairly large farm animal area, which is perplexing given the agriculture going on in abutting towns . Elephants, bears, otters, beavers, seals cats, coyotes. They do offer some good children's programs.

Thank pearlyww
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I have been going to the Buttonwood Park zoo for the last 16 years.I have seen all the improvement made to the zoo throughout the years. For a small Zoo it has a good selection of animals. We just had an addition of goeldi's marmoset...More

Thank roco7
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