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Memphis Zoo

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Address: 2000 Prentiss Pl, Memphis, TN 38112-5033
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901-276-WILD
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YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny...

YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny day.

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Amazing zoo...we loved every bit of it

We visit every zoo we can and often make purposeful stops along our travel route to hit specific zoo's. This one is special. So many unique things to see and its so very large... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visit every zoo we can and often make purposeful stops along our travel route to hit specific zoo's. This one is special. So many unique things to see and its so very large. They have done a wonderful job at this zoo.

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Thank Eric M
Tulsa, OK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo was much smaller and not as up to date as I was expecting, but it was still fun. We are at the snack bar and it was good. Plus we saw panda bears! Also the sea lion exhibit is really cool.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to learn about different animals and their habitats. I enjoyed the bird show and I like the flamingo.

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Dallas, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A smaller zoo but so many unique animals that we don't have in our local zoo. The size makes it very walkable even with small kids. We loved the pandas, polar bear, hippos, grizzly bears and wolves.

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Bell Buckle, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in Nashville and would rather drive here than to the crappy Nashvegas Zoo. Be sure to plan an all day visit. This zoo has a great collection of wildlife. The shows are nice. The food is lacking. like any theme park type setting, it is poor quality and overpriced. I do recommend getting the season pass. It is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Memphis Zoo is great. There are a large variety of animals. The staff is super nice and the place is always clean. Parking is also pretty good for a zoo.

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Thank Miranda L
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Memphis has a world class Zoo! There's new and amazing things to see each time you visit. Do yourself a favor and become a member. You can help tosupport their beautiful exhibits & landscaping, and teach your children about the very special animals who live here!

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Thank Therese H
Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time. It was raining so we had the zoo to ourselves for the most part. There was ice skating since it was Christmas time and we had fun

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Thank lisa w
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many animals not viewable in the colder weather but still saw many we have never seen at other zoos. The Panda exhibit was very cool.

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our trip to the zoo- it's huge and it was awesome seeing the pandas. I would recommend skipping the aquarium area though- it wasn't very big and didn't seem to be kept up as well as the other areas. I'm looking forward to going back to see the new hippo exhibit.

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