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Minnesota Zoo

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13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8199
+1 952-432-9000
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Winter walk

Members for 20+ years. We love walking here in the winter even more so than summer. Lot's less... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rebecca H
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Out of the Ordinary...in a good way

I want to get it right out there - this is not your standard zoo. You won’t see elephants, lions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Austin, Texas
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  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8199
+1 952-432-9000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Members for 20+ years. We love walking here in the winter even more so than summer. Lot's less visitors and walking paths are always clear. Animals always a joy to see year round.

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I want to get it right out there - this is not your standard zoo. You won’t see elephants, lions, hippos, rhinos, or giraffes. And, let’s be honest, you can see all those at almost every zoo in every city in the world (you can...More

Thank StaceeHarris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my grandkids here when I had them for the weekend. First impression is when you enter and get to register. $67 BUCKS for two adults, a 3 yr old and a 5 yr old. I'm 64 and a senior discount starts at 65....More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This is a zoo that has northern woods animals - caribou, moose, bear, wolverine - as well as the normal ones (penguins, tigers, snow monkeys, etc). There are several areas throughout the zoo for children to play and make music. Many attractions are inside so...More

Thank torpdo
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The zoo is above average but since its lost its dolphins I'm in mourning. I know the dolphins are better off but I miss them. Anyway, last time I went, I went on the tropical trail. I was not super impressed. I went to the...More

Thank aedarshani5
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Walking into the zoo you are taken in by the beautiful landscaping. The fall leaves were amazing. I always took my students over my 36 year career but they have added so much more and it is absolutely amazing how they improved the landscape. Every...More

Thank stephen s
Reviewed 11 October 2017

It was raining as we arrived at the zoo. We didn't realize we would be able to stay inside and sheltered and comfortable for so much of our visit. It took us about 2 1/2 hours to go through the sheltered part of the zoo...More

1  Thank vhale1955
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I took my nephews this past summer and they loved it great play area lots of animals to see and very nice walking trails

Thank Deb A
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We have been members of the zoo on and off for years, but as new grand parents have spent much more time at the zoo in the last few years. We really enjoy that they try to have something new each season to give you...More

1  Thank PJ77
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We have a membership here even though we don't live in MN. Our granddaughter does live a short distance from the zoo, so it's a fun outing for us to take her there. We never get tired of it cause there's so much there. Your...More

1  Thank Diane E
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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.