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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

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3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1333
513-281-4700
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This second oldest zoo in the U.S., considered one of the best in the country, is most renowned for its endangered species and birthing programs, particularly for gorillas and white tigers, and has a wonderful collection of felines and a delightful manatees exhibit.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“animal exhibits” (52 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1333
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513-281-4700
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Cincinnati Zoo is one of the best. My wife and I are zoo lovers and the Cincinnati Zoo ranks way up between not just the animals but the interaction opportunities are plentiful, the employees are helpful and knowledgeable, and the zoo works very hard...More

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we came to the Cincinnati zoo On May 12, 2018. Parking was a breeze even with a 38 foot motorhome. Getting into the park for half price because we had a zoo membership elsewhere was a plus. Food choices were everywhere and the food was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed visiting this zoo. We arrived shortly after it opened on a warm Saturday. I would advise getting your tickets online to avoid the long ticket lines.There is a 3 dollar "convenience fee" but you get in more quickly. There are senior discounts...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The husband and I visited this zoo while we were in town. It does have a decent amount of animals but I can't imagine how u could see them if the zoo is crowded! We didn't have huge crowds when we went, as it was...More

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Sara M
14 May 2018|
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Response from Kathy S | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. Admission prices start at age 2.
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daymian333
13 April 2018|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never been in April but your reasoning make sense.
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charlesr48
13 April 2018|
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Response from happyandretired318 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I just saw this message, and you were going today. Hopefully you got to see her, it's really hit or miss. She is not too active usually, just sleeping. But maybe you got lucky. Hopefully you got to see the baby... More
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