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Minnesota Zoo

#1 of 6 things to do in Apple Valley Features Animals
13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8199
+1 952-432-9000
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13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8199
+1 952-432-9000
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Reviewed yesterday

The last time I went to this zoo they had a tram that took you to all of their larger outdoor environments for the animals. It appears the zoo has downsized since then. Some of the animal exhibits brought you surprisingly close to the animals....More

Thank Matthew U
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed a full day at the zoo. It was easy to get around. We enjoyed the butterfly house and rain forest area. I loved seeing the komodo dragon. It was a very hot day so it was nice there was lots of exhibits inside....More

Thank Spiketon
Reviewed 3 days ago

We came here during their military appreciation week, which we were very appreciative of, and it made the cost for my husband, myself and daughter more than reasonable. There is a $7 parking fee unless you have a membership. The zoo is pretty expansive so...More

Thank alexandra381
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What impressed me the most about this zoo was the spacious enclosures for many of the animals. This was great #do r those animals, but sometimes made viewing challenging. The tropical trail was especially cool! The challenge for is is that we were staying in...More

Thank umuzungu
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the Zoo on one of their adult nights. $10 to get in, 6:00 -10:00. Our favorite was Kangaroo Crossing. They had kangaroos and wallabys and nothing between you and them. Pretty cool. The rest of the exhibits are pretty nice too. Not depressing,...More

Thank AndyB5542
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So my husband and I came here with our friends and just had the best time. Can't wait to go back when it's not as warm so we can enjoy it that much more

Thank kandy83
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great zoo and I had a fantastic time petting baby farm animals along with all the other toddlers. It seemed their parents had the right idea: walking around with babies in papooses drinking a beer at 10 am. Very chill crowd, very...More

Thank Grace G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Minnesota Zoo is a nice place to spend the day with your children. It offers a very nice aquarium and a lot of activities such as a splash pad and in the summer they have concerts outdoors in the theatre. They have slowly been...More

Thank ASCharlton
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family had a wonderful time seeing the variety of animals here. It seems that every enclosure was very well maintained and cleaned. The animals appeared happy and had plenty of space to move. The daily demonstrations were great for the kids to learn more...More

Thank GhostCatExpertsCM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice zoo and we were able to see different animals than our local zoo at home. Staff was friendly and the snacks were good.

Thank ninanana9
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Rhonda V
10 March 2017|
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Response from Shaun J | Reviewed this property |
Como Park is depressing. MINNESOTA ZOO was very nice !!!
Jennifer K
23 June 2016|
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Response from Cynthia O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, $2 off for adults and $1 off for youth & seniors.
29 February 2016|
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Response from redmnsrt4 | Reviewed this property |
The monorail is no longer running.