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Louisville Zoo

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1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213-1559
+1 502-459-2181
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Boo at the Zoo!

Fun event for the entire family, walk through each part of the zoo with your family and step into... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New Harmony, Indiana
Nice zoo, a little small

The Louisville Zoo is not a large zoo, but it does have a good selection of animals. The zoo is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Evansville, Indiana
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1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213-1559
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+1 502-459-2181
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fun event for the entire family, walk through each part of the zoo with your family and step into another world with the characters from movies and times past bye. Fun evening with a great cast of characters. Our family recommends this fun evening to...More

Thank CSmoth
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Louisville Zoo is not a large zoo, but it does have a good selection of animals. The zoo is easily walkable in a couple of hours. Definitely worth checking out if visiting Louisville.

Thank D_123_B
Reviewed 6 days ago

I spent about 4 hours in the zoo It is a very nice zoo, well structures and you see different kind of animals , especially rare ones I liked the Elephant show the most and the birds also recommended to visit the place there and...More

Thank fbouri
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited with my 4 year old and 2 year old grandchildren. The zoo is very clean,well landscaped and maintained. There is a great deal of walking- even more than other zoos I have been to. Several areas are uphill as well- difficult when pushing...More

Thank mommann
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 3 young children loved this zoo! Clean, easy to walk, lots of fun exhibits for young children! If you're in Louisville with young kids it's a great time! We'll definitely be back!!

Thank Courtney W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sure picked a busy Saturday to visit, place was packed. While the zoo was nice enough, it seems a large mmount of the animals were either off exhibit or were staying inside and refusing to come out in the heat. While it was sunny...More

Thank tkriggs63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite zoos! We had a fun day with our two small kiddos and grandparents. There are several interactive activities with the animals and the kids loved it. My daughter loved the ropes course. The only issue we had is that...More

Thank Jacob-Krissi P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed this zoo so much. It was a perfect day and all of the animals were out. We were able to see everything in about 4 hours. The Gorilla exhibit was by far our favorite. I could have stayed there all...More

Thank IndianaCruiselover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brew at the zoo was awesome. Definitely go if you are in town. Lots of beers and wines you may have never heard of! The animals are always very cute, the beertenders are very knowledgeable

Thank kayla m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A two hour drive and there we were, not a bad drive from the Cincinnati Zoo.The staff is very friendly and informative, the zoo is well spaced out and the animals are very close up.The bear part is amazing,but the grolia site is incredible. The...More

Thank terrbear2015
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8 June 2017|
Response from Jeffrey W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what their policy is - but there is plenty of space!
18 March 2017|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
The water in May in Louisville is mid to upper 70s beautiful, come on over!
8 December 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey W | Reviewed this property |
If you only have 2 hours - I would suggest a different attraction - the zoo will cost 2 adults about $40-50 entry fee and parking - and it will take you 2 hours just to walk all the trails in the zoo without stopping to look... More