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St. Louis Zoo

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1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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St Louis. Zoo

World class zoo free to public. Open year round. Interactive areas and Children's Zoo. Walking... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
via mobile
Great fun and free

I am lucky to live local but this truly a St louis gem. Free entrance. Pack a lunch for a leisurely... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
via mobile
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Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea lion show” (332 reviews)
“penguin exhibit” (218 reviews)
“big cats” (96 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

World class zoo free to public. Open year round. Interactive areas and Children's Zoo. Walking tours and train ride available. Indoor educational area and live Sea Lion Show.

Thank jrc9843
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I am lucky to live local but this truly a St louis gem. Free entrance. Pack a lunch for a leisurely picnic in the park when you need a break. I recommend the seal lion show and the children's zoo is worth the money for...More

Thank STLFamilyofThree
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I've been to some of the world's great zoos, including the San Diego Zoo (which cost an arm and a leg and took me 2 hours to find parking! ugh!). The St. Louis Zoo easily holds its own, plus it's free to enter, has affordable...More

Thank Doc B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A lot going on here for a free admission attraction. Take it ALL in, but as you might expect, plan on doing a fair amount of walking. The train is handy for long excursions across the property. Don't miss the River Walk or Sea Lion...More

Thank TheWileyTraveler
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The hubby and I visited the zoo based on a friends recommendation. We weren't disappointed. The only downside of going in the off season is that several animals weren't out due to cold, however many were.

Thank kitkat014
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I love the zoo...this is my favorite place to be during the day killing time. I love the fact that's it's free...it's so amazing to have such a great place in the st. Louis area. I hope it only changes for the better but stays...More

Thank Lydia B
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Happened to be here on a 75 degree day in March and loved this zoo. Parking was bit expensive ($15) - but it looked like there was free street parking around the zoo if I had really looked around. The zoo itself is free to...More

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Our family did this as a special birthday surprise for our 7 year old grandson, who loves penguins. We were taken behind the scenes and given extensive information about penguins, learned how they are fed, and how they are cared for. Three penguins that are...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We have taken our grandchildren to this zoo several times and always have a fun day. The cost of entrance is free for everyone but there is a fee for riding the train or carousel. It is a large spread out facility so wear your...More

Thank Margie L
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Amazing Zoo, parking was only $15.00 and the entry fee to the zoo was FREE! we got the adventure pass, that gave us a little more access to some of the rides and kiddie zoo for 11.00 still well worth it to ride the train...More

Thank Jeff H
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7 January 2018|
Response from Sydney T | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs!
15 August 2017|
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Response from mkwillick | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do ... I just called them $8 for regular wheel chair $28 for electric with no canopy $38 for electric with canopy There are two locations for rentals, north and south entrances. Just ask an employee to guide you... More
Melissa R
6 August 2017|
Response from JennyGE815 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot to see at the zoo. A shorter sunnier day may be preferred.