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Special Memories Zoo

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Address: W7013 Spring Rd, Greenville, WI 54942-9704
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+1 920-757-9695

It's right outside of Appleton, so I would consider it in attractions near...

It's right outside of Appleton, so I would consider it in attractions near there. The list it on their city tourism site, as well. This was surprisingly big and a great value.

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Impressed with the variety of animals. Great for kids doesn't take 3 hours to see everything. Priced right.

Reviewed 27 June 2016
DeKalb, Illinois
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Greenville, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Love the variety of animals. Very caring staff. A joy every time I visit. In the spring and summer they have alot of baby animals which is a delight.

Thank Rochelle M
1 review
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I was surprised by all the animals they had because I don't see them at the zoo's I normally go to. This was a great zoo and I recommend it for anybody in the area. You get to be really close to the animals and interact with them.

Thank Rebecca K
Casper, Wyoming
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The saddest zoo I've ever been to. Sick animals, small enclosures, green water dishes, and the list goes on. Monkeys attacking the cages and bears showing signs of stress. This place needs shut down immediately.

Thank jordanapemble
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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111 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

At least once a year we bring my wheelchair mom to the Special Memories Zoo. We can get up close to the animals and enjoy the nicely shaded walk through the zoo. This year we had the privilege to walk along with Melanie, (granddaughter of the owners) as she was feeding the animals. She clearly loves her work as she... More 

Thank RetirementDreams
DeKalb, Illinois
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Impressed with the variety of animals. Great for kids doesn't take 3 hours to see everything. Priced right.

Green Bay Wisconsin
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265 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We look forward to going to this zoo at least yearly. They have a wide variety of animals, from sloths, camels, big cats, Coatimundis, monkeys and more. The zoo also has a train that explores others areas of the zoo, and the person driving the train stops at numerous locations to point out and let people experience these animals, from... More 

Thank HawaiiAloha777
Salem, Massachusetts
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141 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Yes, the animals are in cages but my granddaughters and I were pleasantly surprised by how large and fun this zoo was for a "local" zoo. We all enjoyed the train ride, stopping at each pen where the guide coaxed each animal out to see us including some rare white raccoons, multi colored deer, a huge badger, and so much... More 

Thank joecd
Appleton, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Dont expect what you normally get with a big zoo. Animals are up close in cages not necessarily a"habitat". Very nice for children to see animals up close. Cages are clean and workers care for the animals. The petting zoo inside is really cute and great for small children.

Thank Jlh1021
Greenville, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 May 2016

They have a nice petting zoo for the children. Grandkids had fun with the kittens. Although throughout the Zoo there was a strong ordor. It was still fun for the kids.

1 Thank Barb C
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

This "zoo" is actually more like "lady who hoards exotic animals". I wanted to like this place since it's cheap and the animals are so close that my 1 year old could actually spot most of the animals. The reality is that all of these animals homes are just too small cages on a concrete slab. They look sad and... More 

1 Thank whiteaub

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