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Washington Park Zoo

#5 of 31 things to do in Michigan City Features Animals
115 Lake Shore Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360-3256
+1 219-873-1510
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Great Little Zoo

We had no idea this zoo was here. It is great. I would call it unique for sure. It is laid out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leesburg, Indiana
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Weekend visit

The weather was awesome Sunday so we decided to stop at the zoo and beach for a bit while on our... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Chanda L
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115 Lake Shore Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360-3256
+1 219-873-1510
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had no idea this zoo was here. It is great. I would call it unique for sure. It is laid out nicely for its size. It was busy but we did not feel crowded. They have an observation tower that has a great view....More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The weather was awesome Sunday so we decided to stop at the zoo and beach for a bit while on our weekend trip. The zoo is very small but I was impressed with the animals. Also very pleased with the price it's very affordable! They...More

Thank Chanda L
Reviewed 26 March 2017

great place to take kids. you can spend 1-1.5 hours and see everything. small liite zoo but has some great exhibits.

Thank 1978cjc
Reviewed 15 March 2017

For a small zoo there was a lot to see and it was a little less depressing than many of the zoos I have visited. The shocker for me is how accessible some of the dangerous animals are. For instance the tiger cage which is...More

1  Thank jlhawk
Reviewed 1 March 2017

You would think that a hidden away small zoo like this would barely have any animals and be a breeze to get through. Well, its a huge surprise once you're inside because it has way more than you'd expect. Peacocks roam around, there's monkeys, a...More

1  Thank odpool
Reviewed 20 February 2017

It;s an old well-maintained Facility, worth the trip. They are re-working some of the areas but it is still a good afternoon visit and its got the lookout tower built as a WPA Project. Old craftsmanship is visible in many of the site structures

1  Thank Gerald R
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We live in Michigan city and we've been to the zoo a handful of times. It's small enough to not be overwhelming for toddlers and little kids yet offers some pretty cool things for the older kids. There's a goat pen and for 0.25 you...More

1  Thank Meghan D
Reviewed 28 January 2017

i don't like zoos....its just me....but they do serve a purpose to educate the public and propagate the species right.....so with that in mind....WPZ has an education center for kids and is in a beautiful area for humans....even if the cages for animals are a...More

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is a decent zoo to visit and not so overwhelming with small children. There haven't been any monkey in the big outdoor area in several years but there are some in the other buildings that are so much fun to watch. My kids have...More

1  Thank a_miersma
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My sister and I visited this zoo this spring and we loved it. I can't wait to bring my granddaughter here. I know she will love it.

1  Thank Tina G
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The the zoo open today
5 September 2016|
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Response from Kendra S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure- I would call.
Lynne N
When does the zoo open in the spring?
5 March 2016|
Response from gypsygirl31 | Reviewed this property |
April 1st from 10-4 is the first day per the website
How much is it to get in? What hours open on Sat?
5 June 2015|
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