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Franklin Park Zoo

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Franklin Park Zoo is home to incredible animals from around the globe. Visitors can stand face-to-face with the Zoo's seven western lowland gorillas at one of five glass viewing stations in the state-of-the-art indoor exhibit. Also, be sure to also...more
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1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121-3255
+1 617-541-5466
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love zoos and have been to several, including ones out of the country. I didn’t expect this to be a top notch zoo due to the price of admission but I also didn’t expect it to be well below any of the zoos I’ve...More

Thank Carla H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On its own, Franklin Park Zoo would be a pretty decent zoon. Compared to other zoos in the area, it mediocre, particularly for the price. At $24.95 for an adult ticket, there was not (comparatively) a lot to see. What really annoyed my wife and...More

Thank Mr_DanaFM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there to see Dino at zoo. Kids loved it. We went even twice to see it. Then went and see all animals and play at playground, touch tiny goats, climbed to birds nest, and had lunch at cafe with fresh cocked food.

Thank Larissa921
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

a great place for children! many different animals, carousel, playground! very well thought out vacation. on the territory there is a cafe with food and ice cream. Really liked the house with butterflies! come necessarily !!! Ticket for adults- 24$, for children- 12$ or 14...More

Thank Elina N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to take my granddaughter to the zoo, but after reading some of the reviews on this site I was a little wary. Having gone to school in the area back in the 60's, I thought I would check it out. I have to...More

Thank MooMoo509
Reviewed July 30, 2018

on july 29,2018 visited with family including 5 kids under the age of 13. Had made reservation for an electronic cart because I am handicapped and need assistance for mobility. When I bought the admission tickets I asked for the cart and was told they...More

Thank Howard R
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful day! The park was clean, the animals well kept and beautiful! My favorite was the the bearded monkey with the baby. It made for a great family outing.

2  Thank magagoo
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Was in Boston for a few days and my girlfriend said we had to go here! That was fine, I like zoo's. Admission was $23 each for two adults. Once inside the zoo, I have to admit, I wasn't very impressed! It was small for...More

4  Thank Adam81980
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Last weekend was the first time I brought my 15-month-old daughter. She *loved* it and learned many new animal words. We probably got lucky, but all the animals seem to be very active. The gorilla family with the silverback dramatically walked out together. The tigers...More

1  Thank zeeemee
Reviewed May 30, 2018

It's obvious that this zoo (if you can call it that now) has seen MUCH better days. It's insane that a wealthy city like Boston can't properly fund a zoo. There aren't very many animals and the landscaping is terrible. They have a playground which...More

4  Thank REV8243
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Nancy R
April 4, 2017|
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Response from Pat V | Reviewed this property |
We were there about 2 1/2 hours but that was in February and some of the animals were not there at that time but there was still many, many animals to see
Nancy R
April 4, 2017|
Response from soshore | Reviewed this property |
about 2 hours will do it.