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Address: 1 Government Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63110
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+1 314-781-0900
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit...

Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.

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One of the few Free zoos in the country.

Our Zoo is a wonderful place to visit and since it is basically free its a bargain. Don't get me wrong there are things you will pay for like parking and if you want to ride the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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MISSOURI
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MISSOURI
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our Zoo is a wonderful place to visit and since it is basically free its a bargain. Don't get me wrong there are things you will pay for like parking and if you want to ride the train, se the children zoo or other exhibits there may be a charge. They do offer a Safari Pass which is less than... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We first took our children here when they will little. This is our first time back now that they have grown. We were just as then as we were now with the zoo. The Saint Louis Zoo is one of the best zoo's I have ever been too.

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Thank Kelli W
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50 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is one of the best zoos I have ever been to and it is free!!! You will only need to pay for parking. It is well kept and maintained. The exhibits are top notch. There is also a children's zoo that you can go through for a small fee. The train ride is an added bonus too. Plan on... More 

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Thank Rita S
Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to this zoo on a sunny Sunday during President Day weekend. The zoo had lots of visitor and by 11 AM , all the parking lots were filled. Technically the zoo is free, however to enjoy certain must do's you have to buy tickets or you can buy passes that includes certain attractions in one. The first thing... More 

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Thank Deepak S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The souvenirs are so cute. The zoo is pretty big and the high light of it is the free to enter to the zoo! Although comparing the Zoo I visited in China Guangzhou is fancier than this one, I still love it.

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Thank Jiaying W
Winchester, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This zoo is Awesome! The animals are very funny and lively. They are very entertaining to watch! I give a big shoutout to this zoo!

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Thank ExtremeEx1226
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

St. Louis is home to the largest free Zoo in the nation. Come see for yourself, where locals take their families several times a year! Whether you want to see a baby elephant, watch the walrus' swim and be fed, catch the attention of monkeys in the Primate House or catch a glimpse of the cheetahs, you will not be... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a world class experience and something that everyone in the area (and if you're not - it's worth the visit) should see at least once. Great weather can make it a bit too crowded to see some of the most popular exhibits but there will still be plenty to see and enjoy. They do a great job of... More 

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Stl
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's FREE to get in - and once you are in, be ready to be impressed. It is super clean and has state of the art animal habitats. The new polar bear and seal lion exhibits are amazing. I've been to San Diego and it doesn't hold a candle to this zoo.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The St. Louis Zoo is free admission and on beautiful February day I can understand why it is so popular. The Zoo is clean, large and easy to navigate. Wear good walking shoes because you can get a good walk in throughout the spacious park. While the Zoo is free, the parking lot was $10 and had quite the line,... More 

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