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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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Large zoo if you include the people

The Louisville zoo is a great example of making the best out of what you have. It is well done... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TomBardstownKentucky
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Bardstown Kentucky
Tim Miles

A great zoo that you can spend 2- 3 hours and see everything pretty much!! A lot of different... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
miler792002
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Marshall, Illinois
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213-1559
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Louisville zoo is a great example of making the best out of what you have. It is well done. not overwhelming and the apes are great. kids can manage the size.

Thank TomBardstownKentucky
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great zoo that you can spend 2- 3 hours and see everything pretty much!! A lot of different things. They have snacks and etc at reasonable prices as well!

Thank miler792002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is a wonderful place to learn about the animals and to have fun. The enclosures are wonderful. You get to see the animals up close and in a natural environment. Beautiful grounds with benches, picnic tables and things to do. The water park...More

Thank joyh279
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Louisville Zoo has made tremendous efforts in the past years to expand their habitats, and the payoff is clear. While a few exhibits are still a bit drearily and depressingly cramped (some of the big cats in particular still reside in rather small spaces)...More

Thank dlmmerritt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a typical city zoo, nothing special that I would drive any distance to see. We found that several areas didn't have any animals. The kids did enjoy the train trip around the park, though.

Thank michelerestainer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wellkept beautiful venues for the animals. Fun for the whole family. Rather hilly so if handicapped be advised to use wheelchair with an assitant with stamina. The exhibits are excellent and well thoughtout.

Thank donnahelmick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came on a Sunday afternoon in the rain, in the winter. The biggest plus was there were no crowds. I think the staff out numbered the visitors. Many of the animals were off display. I'm sure that is because it's too cold. Certainly the kimodo...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved everything about it. Only a few animals not on display. If I lived closer I would go every week.

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Louisville Zoo is a very friendly place for children and adults alike. I have taken my grandchildren there and we have always had a great time. They have had a great time looking at the animals there. The little gorilla was a joy to...More

1  Thank italiana51
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Always enjoy the Zoo. Its clean and the new attractions are just the thing to add new experiences to your trip. And of course they have your attractions you are used to here, i.e. train, polar bears. A must for the family. If you go...More

Thank Sumo S
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Materialgrl
16 November 2017|
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Response from Fdl421 | Reviewed this property |
We did get to see the sea lions but a lot of the zoo to me was closed or animals not there.... I wondered if it was because of the time of the year... not their peak season. But if they are not going to have all the animals... More
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Materialgrl
16 November 2017|
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Response from 15ChipGirl | Reviewed this property |
Kangaroos and the Birds are a tropical or warm weather type animal if the if the temperature was going to drop too low like in the 40s they would want to put these animals up. Or if there was going to be a chilly rain. there... More
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goad173
8 June 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what their policy is - but there is plenty of space!
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