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Address: 1 Government Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63110
Phone Number: +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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Can't beat the price

So few zoos are free. Pay for extra stuff or parking, but if you're willing to walk a ways you can park free too. The elephants are my favorite. Shady walkways and lots of vantage... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 April 2016
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Beloit, Wisconsin
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Beloit, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

So few zoos are free. Pay for extra stuff or parking, but if you're willing to walk a ways you can park free too. The elephants are my favorite. Shady walkways and lots of vantage points.

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Missouri
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Very good zoo and best of all it is free! Our whole family goes several times a year. My favorite sections are the outside tiger enclosure, the seals, and the monkeys.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I was born in St. Louis and now live in Napes, Fl. I really miss the St.Louis Zoo. It has many many different animals from Polar Bears to Penguins and Monkey, lion, all in there own habitat. When I moved to Naples, my husband wanted to go to Naples Zoo. Cant campare to St. Louis. Its is ten times larger... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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51 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Spent and enjoyable day at the this zoo last Saturday and had a great time. Zoo is free, there is plenty of shade and sun. Nice habitats for the animals. Parking can be horrible if you want to park for free. Available pay parking is minimal. But it is a great zoo and I highly recommend it. They have reasonable... More 

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collierville tn
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our Saturday stroll through the St Louis Zoo. They had wheel chairs, strollers and such for rent which made our day more enjoyable. The animals were at the best with the rhino standing up from his nap to give us a great profile. Our only problem was parking. We found it in an offsite lot and if... More 

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Michigan
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took in a few house at the St. Louis view. I had read some reviews saying it wasn't that great of a zoo. My husband and I disagree. We thought it was a great zoo and had animals our local zoo doesn't have. Parking is currently $15 unless you want to park in on the roads... More 

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Mebane, North Carolina
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73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

A very good zoo to visit, we were very pleased with the animals. The zoo is very clean and spacious. I will defiantly go back in the future

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Thank Vaughan9
Saint Louis, Missouri
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

The St. Louis Zoo is ranked #1 and has been in the top 3 in the world for so very many years. From every aspect it is absolutely a must see destination. They are very much dedicated to making every day special for the animals and the patrons. Over thirty years ago it was "the" big destination for my children's... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We've seen many zoos and found the St. Louis so to best on the top of the list. Amazing natural habitat, and continued refinement.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

This is the best zoo in America. My kids,other family members and friends loves this zoo. A great place to go and relax,let the kids play and have fun while looking at some exotic animals.

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