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Prospect Park Zoo

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Open 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 6 days ago
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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450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-3707
+1 718-399-7339
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Mattmatt75
Reviewed August 15, 2018

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

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

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

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.

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.

Thank Sandanezwe
Reviewed April 11, 2018

It's a small zoo inside prospect park with good but limited number of species. It will be fun for kids.

Thank Ravindra V
Reviewed April 1, 2018

This is a great zoo for young children. However, it is not one of the best zoos in the country. Enjoy it, but you don't need to make a special trip.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed March 31, 2018

This is a small zoo, but great for a little break in the day, doesn't take much to get thru it, but its clean. Here's a tip, don't let your kids run after the peacocks, when one takes your kids eye out, no one wants...More

Thank Invasor
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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