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Milwaukee County Zoo

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10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
+1 414-256-5412
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Great Zoo

The zoo was fantastic. The animals all looked healthy and happy. The parking was very expensive and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Baraboo, Wisconsin
Great zoo, but much too expensive

Really like the zoo. It is very nice. But this is the most expensive zoo I've ever been to. Just... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Madison, Wisconsin
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
+1 414-256-5412
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The zoo was fantastic. The animals all looked healthy and happy. The parking was very expensive and the support staff was less than friendly.

Thank LoganMarvel
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really like the zoo. It is very nice. But this is the most expensive zoo I've ever been to. Just have to reduce the cost, and it would be five stars.

Thank madcg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only reason for 4 stars is because of the age of exhibits.. But then again what zoo is new ? A very pleasant atmosphere.

Thank turtel2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place in Milwaukee to take your young kiddos. Membership for sure worth it. We have gone several times this year. Also, excited that they are raising money and building a new habitat for the elephants. They need it! Great staff - worth a visit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo has great habitats for the animals and is currently building a huge new area for the elephants The farm area is much nicer than the one at our home zoo The zoo is very clean and well maintained The signs about the animals...More

Thank Retiredbeanctr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Keep in mind--I'm comparing this to San Diego, Lincoln Park, Honolulu, Cincy, Toledo, Minneapolis, Boston, and DC. This zoo is nice, supportive of kids, great viewing opportunities, plenty of food and snacks, access to playgrounds, etc... Price is reasonable, plenty of parking, all the traditional...More

Thank jeffreypendry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the zoo on a Friday when school was in session. We thought it would be less busy and a great day to take our grandchild to see all the exhibits. We paid full price and paid for parking. When we arrived we got...More

Thank Robin N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo is awesome no matter what time of the year I highly recommend it! There is food served but it’s mediocre. We brought some sandwiches and drinks in for lunch.

Thank Amygbwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we went, the animal body works exhibit was in their specialty building, and that was an amazing thing to see. The rest of the zoo is also showing the nature of the 3000+ animals they have. They also would like it if people would...More

Thank Jason V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Milwaukee County Zoo is a treasure! The exhibits are set up as predator/prey - very interesting to explain the concept of the jungle to young children. Many extra activities to do! Love Zoo Al A Carte - local restaurants bring their favorite foods to...More

Thank Mammadobes
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Mandi L
4 September 2017|
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Response from Hstack08 | Reviewed this property |
Typically people for the first time spend 4-6 hours if you want to see everything.
Ashley L
19 July 2017|
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Response from Mark K | Reviewed this property |
It's been my understanding everyone must be in the same vehicle. I had the samething happen to me when my parents came along in their car, and when we told the person at the front gate that the vehicle behind us was... More
5 July 2017|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are picnic tables inside the zoo area that you can sit at.