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Prospect Park Zoo

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Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Cute little zoo

This is a nice zoo for little kids with lots of helpers to make their zoo experience more... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
Fort Myers, Florida
Small Zoo but Good Visit

This zoo is small but we had a good time, a great way to spend a few hours. It was tidy and clean... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society, this zoo exhibits more than 400 animals including Sea Lions, Hamadryas baboons, Red Pandas, North American River Otters, Reptiles and Amphibians, Pallas Cats, Hornbills and more. Small cafe and gift...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-3707
+1 718-399-7339
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All reviews sea lions prospect park feed the animals discovery trail petting farm couple of hours great for kids few hours nice place to spend new york baboons goats feeding exhibits emu species trainers
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Reviewed January 1, 2019

See a zoo in your own boro of Brooklyn.. Also can stroll thru Prospect Park and even the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens across the street. Several points of entertainment in the same area..

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ed S
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Prospect Park is a super cute zoo! Thoroughly enjoyed the sea lion presentation, those sea lions know what they’re doing! They were two sea lions and they had two trainers working on one each, asking them to showcase different behaviors such as talk, say hi,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank yelenyt
Reviewed October 4, 2018

relaxing place in an urban jungle get to see a new more residential part of new york. the zoo does a lot to help the animals. Nice place to spend a day with children. there are peacocks walking around. animals from all around the world.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank introvertexplore
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This is a nice zoo for little kids with lots of helpers to make their zoo experience more meaningful.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

A nice small zoological park with a nice varied collection. Animals on exhibit are what you’d expect from a small zoo no lions 🦁 tigers 🐯 and bears 🐻 oh my ! (Sorry had to be done ) friendly keepers and plenty of information about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mattmatt75
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Average zoo with average exhibits but out children enjoyed themselves thoroughly. The petting zoo was a real highlight.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Aubrey F
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

This zoo is small but we had a good time, a great way to spend a few hours. It was tidy and clean and the animals seemed happy, there is a petting farm where you can feed the goats and sheep which is nice. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank sarahrawlings89
Reviewed May 28, 2018

The zoo is small compared to others but is very clean,cute and great for kids.Not to many exhibitions either. The section of the petting zoo is cool. Tip: bring a cup, a small bag or something to hold the food you buy to feed the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ziggy9212
Reviewed May 13, 2018

As zoo's go Prospect Park zoo is "average." Parking can be a problem, but if you just want to get out for an afternoon it won't wear you out and the children will have a nice time.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank wyored
Reviewed April 18, 2018

The visit with my two grand children was enjoyable to me and children, they enjoyed seeing various types of animals and birds, they particularly enjoyed seeing monkeys, snakes, goats and different types of bird spices.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sandanezwe
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June 21, 2018|
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Response from ziggy9212 | Reviewed this property |
Im very sorry I just saw this question. I know Bronx zoo is free on wed but PP zoo you need to call them at 718 399 7339 Also i research for you ,sorry again ALWAYS FREE (or pay what you wish): American Folk Art... More
Patty D
July 4, 2017|
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Response from suree | Reviewed this property |
just bought ours at the gate on the day