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Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

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We took our 7 year old and even with limited animal exhibits (due to winter), it was an incredible... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
716courtneyg
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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Nice

Very nice zoo. My only complaint is that they have all of the cats, elephants, etc so far in that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mventurella
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Enjoy a family experience that fosters understanding, respect, and appreciation of wildlife with a visit to the Pittsburgh Zoo. Take a trip to the Islands and get an eye to eye view of warty pigs, Philippine crocodiles, and clouded leopards. Venture...more
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7370 Baker St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1075
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took our 7 year old and even with limited animal exhibits (due to winter), it was an incredible experience!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice zoo. My only complaint is that they have all of the cats, elephants, etc so far in that you are tired by the time you get to it

Thank Mventurella
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I had a great time at the zoo. I have made one of my goals to visit every zoo in major cities. Many times, I participate in animal experiences the zoo offers. I had a few questions about there so I called...More

Thank c22hubb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son loves the zoo and the aquarium. It is always a blast! So much to do and see never gets old. I would recommend packing a lunch as the food is very expensive and isn’t the best.

Thank Borne2Travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a perfect way to spend a beautiful day in Pittsburgh. You will have a blast showing friends and family around this wonderful attraction.

Thank pittbrendat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mother’s Day at the zoo is great for all ages. We took mom and had a great day and we have no children. The animals were active and well kept. It’s a winner and moms get in free!

Thank kellydar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to quite a few zoos, large and small. I was disappointed by the Pittsburgh zoo and how uninspired it looked. The animals looked bored and sleeping. There was no enrichment in the cages to keep them busy. Some cages were definitley too...More

1  Thank Tory-Gerry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited This location for a friends wedding . It was soo amazing and the venue it self was fantastic. Great food and atmosphere.

Thank arternesto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo was pretty big. A lot of animals. My husband and I enjoyed the walk we had in the zoo. I would go back again when it’s warmer.

Thank AtitayaFon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was disappointed in this zoo. Animals appear to be healthy but the enclosures could definitely be better. I felt bad for most of the animals so instead of a fun trip it was pretty depressing.

Thank SPadgett17
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Danae C
September 15, 2018|
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Response from 602morganf | Reviewed this property |
Some hills
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happyjack2790
August 31, 2018|
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Response from chris4758 | Reviewed this property |
Yes all military (retired or active duty) receive free admission to the zoo-for themselves only-with ID.
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Laure K
August 1, 2018|
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Response from Thrasher82 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about the trams. There is an elevator to take you from the parking lot to the zoo entrance that can accommodate a wheel chair.
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