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Toledo Zoo

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Address: 2700 Broadway St., Toledo, OH 43609
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Get an underwater view of hippos at the Hippoquarium, the only such zoo...

Get an underwater view of hippos at the Hippoquarium, the only such zoo exhibit in the world, and then move on to see the 500 or so other species of mammals, reptiles and birds.

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I love this zoo and everything about it. Great place friendly people. Great caretakers that have lots of information to share. Beautiful aquarium. Great place for family's... read more

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Charlotte, Michigan
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been to many zoos in the Midwest and so far this is one of the most disappointing zoos we've been to. Not worth the two hour drive from Michigan. Many exhibits were closed and it's not very big....very close quarters with other visitors. The descriptions to the exhibits aren't very informative and far away from the exhibit itself; most... More 

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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this zoo and everything about it. Great place friendly people. Great caretakers that have lots of information to share. Beautiful aquarium. Great place for family's. Defiantly bring a stroller.

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Toledo, Ohio
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Toledo Zoo always has great things to offer! The animals are gorgeous and fun to be around. The new aquarium is a fantastic opportunity to let the kiddos get close to what animals can be found in the water! Very educational!

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Thank alislaughterbeck
Grosse Ile, Michigan
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had extremely high hopes based on all the feedback and recommendations. Boy! What a disappointing and saddening experience. Four of the primary exhibits were closed. The animal exhibits were dirty and extremely confining for the animals. The penguin exhibit is a joke. Literally a small patio with an umbrella and tiny pool for the poor few penguins. The great... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got a membership as a Christmas gift and we are just really starting to use it because it's finally feeling like SPRING here! I love this zoo! It's spacious, the animals are well cared for, the staff are all polite and helpful, the food is good (there are several dining options) they have a large park area with only... More 

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Thank Camiedoll
Hawaii
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660 reviews
325 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

In certain ways, this is a very nice view. There are a variety of exhibits, some unusual for other zoos I have visited such as the wolves. I have not visited other zoos for a while so perhaps I am out of touch, but I thought the price was very high. In addition, there are extra charges for the carousel... More 

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Vickery, Ohio
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29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the toledo zoo, I especially like to go and visit the Orangutans and gorilla's. after that second fave is the giraffes

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Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Christmas lights and decorations. Santa Claus and fun for all. Hot cocoa and cookies. Dress warm as it is almost all outdoors.

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Thank dafsar
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Remarkable experience with one of the best Christmas light demonstrations I have seen and ability to see the animals in new wonderful setting. Marked improvement since last visited 5 years ago.

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Thank Edward R
Monroe, Michigan
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32 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zoo is well kept,we take the grandkids here often,they love it,nice light display at Christmas time too,Lot's of animals ,we enjoy it everytme we go...

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