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Animals are on the move like never before at Philadelphia Zoo with Zoo360, a first-in-the-world system of trails passing through treetops, crossing over pathways & connecting habitats, giving animals like amazing big cats, majestic primates...more
The Zoo is a relatively big zoo. It has some very good exhibits including the reptile house, big cat ally, gorilla and chimps, and the penguins area. It was mating season so there were a lot of baby penguins when we were there. The have...More
We have a great zoo too with the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, so I know what a nice zoo looks like. The Philly zoo is as nice or maybe even a little nicer.
Especially loved the big cats and the catwalk, the giraffe area...More
The landscaping alone in this zoo shows what care is given to it. Each exhibit was carefully thought out and there was plenty written info on the animals. I liked that they had an overhead open tube like system that the animals could travel through...More
We spent 3 hours at the Philadelphia zoo. One of the best exhibits was the otter waterfall. We enjoyed seeing the gorillas at the PECO Primate Reserve but did not see the orangutan. We emjoyed seeing the cats - the tiger, the snow leopard, the...More
Been going to this zoo since I was a little girl and now I’m happy to share the experience with my daughter. The zoo has changed a lot over the years, but still hosts many beautiful animals and exhibits. One things I love that was...More
Zoo is set up very nicely. Easily followed the map and saw everything. We missed our turn into the parking lot and went up to turn around. A security guard in a golf cart stopped us and directed us right up front close to the...More
I spent 4 hours here and of course could have spent the entire day. Have been to most of the other major zoos in the U.S. and while this one may not be as large it is a very nice offering. Plenty to see here...More
1) It probably is better to purchase a membership than just buying the tickets if it is a party of two or more
2) Take your night vision goggles to have a glimpse at the night room (located in the Primate reserve near the Orangutans)...More
Who would have known this amazing zoo was hidden in the heart of Philadelphia? It is a wonderful zoo, the oldest zoo in America. Its not very large but just big enough. Its perfect for younger children, with lots to see and to do. The...More