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Tulsa Zoo

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Address: 6421 E 36th St N, Tulsa, OK 74115-2121
Phone Number: +1 918-669-6600
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Learn about animals from all parts of the world at the Tulsa Zoo, which is...

Learn about animals from all parts of the world at the Tulsa Zoo, which is located on 85 acres in Mohawk Park in Tulsa. For more than 85 years, the Tulsa Zoo has provided family friendly recreation, natural sciences education and conservation of wildlife.

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My grandsons love the Tulsa zoo! And it's getting bigger and better! Ages 4,5,6 the zoo is just the right size and always something fun to see. This trip we watched the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

My grandsons love the Tulsa zoo! And it's getting bigger and better! Ages 4,5,6 the zoo is just the right size and always something fun to see. This trip we watched the elephants make mud with their trunks and spray it all over their bellies! The boys thought it was hysterical! Good memories!

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We've been coming to the zoo two or three times a year with kids and lately the zoo has been so-so. It's about $10 an adult ticket and kids 2 and under are free. There are also train rides and carousel rides that aren't too pricey. Parking is $2. The zoo has a few good areas. The elephants are pretty... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The perfect size for family fun. Great picnic area. Great exhibits. We have zoo passes and go several times a year.

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Thank Donald A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We have been to many zoos. I like this one, a lot of animals you don't always get to see in zoos. Best Komodo dragon exhibit I have ever seen. Nice exhibits. Not very big, can get done in a couple of hours. Staff not so friendly, but since I wasn't there to see people, I didn't care. We would... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I try and go to the Zoo at least once a year. Every year they add new animals and special features. It is a beautiful and relaxing place to visit.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Having been to many many zoos this was one of the smaller ones but at least you didn't have to walk for miles to see everything. Great for kids and older folks because everything is pretty close together.

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Spiro, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

One of the best Zoos in the united states. The Zoo has all the best animals,, wonderful train ride. The atmosphere is wonderful, the trees beautiful. You can ride a life animal. Its really good for little kids with the petting zoo. The cats are great. The money cages are large and they are everywhere.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I will admit it: I am a zoo freak. The Bronx Zoo, the St. Louis Zoo, the San Diego Zoo, Overton Park Zoo in Memphis, Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, The Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Disney's Animal Kingdom - you name then and chances are quite good that I have visited there. I always return home to our beloved... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Tulsa Zoo has gone through a big transformation the past few years and has improved many of the exhibits and the animals enclosures which was badly needed. These improvements are ongoing and the zoo is dedicated to improving the quality of life of all of the animals they house. It was clean and the staff was friendly. The exhibits... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My and my wife dropped by Tulsa zoo on our way through Oklahoma. It's a big zoo with a lot of shops and things to see but we were disappointed about not seeing enough animals. In all the zoo all around the world that I've visited there has been a lot of animals. I'll give Tulsa zoo 2.stars out of... More 

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