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Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

#1 of 56 things to do in Fort Wayne Features Animals
3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46808
+1 260-427-6800
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Awesome zoo!

So much fun for all ages ! The kids loved all the new babies the zoo has this summer. A great way... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
pdgymanwife
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Albion, Indiana
via mobile
Wonderful

Great zoo. Plenty of shade while walking through on a hot day. Lots of food spots, but you can... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
NanaFradette
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Winner of the 2014 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award ...and also voted Indiana's #1 Summer "Gotta-Do" Attraction in a contest sponsored by the Indiana Office of Tourism & Development. The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is operated by the non-profit Fort Wayne Zoological Society under a cooperative agreement with the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreations Department. The zoo receives no tax funding for operations and operates solely on earned revenue and donations. Our Mission: Connecting kids and animals Strengthening families, Inspiring people to care.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46808
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+1 260-427-6800
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So much fun for all ages ! The kids loved all the new babies the zoo has this summer. A great way to spend an afternoon!

Thank pdgymanwife
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great zoo. Plenty of shade while walking through on a hot day. Lots of food spots, but you can also bring in your own.

Thank NanaFradette
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unbelievable zoo. Better than any zoo in any big city I have been to! The animals are close together. The zoo is clean and the staff is amazing! A++++

Thank ddimberio
FortWayneZoo, Public Relations Manager at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you! We love to hear feedback from our guest. We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit. Hope you visit us again very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a really nice zoo. A lot of attractions for the kids. Sky Safari and Australian Adventure are really fun!! Kids had a blast!

Thank Viviane76
FortWayneZoo, Public Relations Manager at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the review and we are so glad that everyone had a great visit. Hope you have an opportunity to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited many zoos and I still think this zoo is one of the Top 10's. Easy to get aroung and you don't have to pay for parking.

Thank Snug
FortWayneZoo, Public Relations Manager at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the kind review. We are honored to be included among your top 10!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my son's family who live in Florida, I had not been there in years. What a great day we had. They said it was the best children's zoo they had ever been too.

Thank lrmlink
FortWayneZoo, Public Relations Manager at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so very much! We hope the kids of "all" ages enjoyed.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful visit starting with the easy parking to seeing the giraffes up close!! And in between we rode the train, log ride, and the carousel. Saw otters, penguins, orangoutangs, fish, stingrays, zebras, lions, tigers, and more!!! Very enjoyable day at the zoo with my daughter...More

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FortWayneZoo, Public Relations Manager at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the kind review and we hope you get to visit again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got to zoo shortly after opening. Great signage to zoo. Very affordable! Great zoo for all ages. Would visit again if in area!

Thank BALLMOM04
FortWayneZoo, Public Relations Manager at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the kind review. We hope you can visit again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit. Very clean and the place is friendly. Love it! There is ample parking. Admission price is well worth it.

Thank sparklewithchristy
FortWayneZoo, Public Relations Manager at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review. We hope you can visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our zoo is a top of the line zoo with many animals. It is clean and well cared for. Average visit time is 2 hours or more. So much to see. Landscaping is very pretty too. We go often, because we always get a yearly...More

Thank Connie B
FortWayneZoo, Public Relations Manager at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review.

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Sandy45822
1 July 2017|
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Response from FortWayneZoo | Property representative |
I find that the animals as a whole are pretty active first thing in the morning and then again late afternoon. Our summer theme is the Zoo comes Alive after 5 - and it's true. Just like many of your pets afternoon means... More
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Karen B
26 June 2017|
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The cost of admission is $10 for children to age 18 and $14 for adults. We do not have a military discount - we held a military appreciation day on Flag Day, June 14 with free admission for all retired and current... More
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pattythomas53
17 June 2017|
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Response from FortWayneZoo | Property representative |
No we don't rent electric carts at the zoo. You can have one delivered and we will hold it for your arrival if you rent one elsewhere. We do have regular wheelchairs available on a first come first serve basis free of... More
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