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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

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3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1333
513-281-4700
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This second oldest zoo in the U.S., considered one of the best in the country, is most renowned for its endangered species and birthing programs, particularly for gorillas and white tigers, and has a wonderful collection of felines and a delightful manatees exhibit.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (109 reviews)
“cheetah run” (53 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1333
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"festival of lights"
in 283 reviews
"train ride"
in 109 reviews
"cheetah run"
in 53 reviews
"animal exhibits"
in 52 reviews
"insect house"
in 48 reviews
"baby hippo"
in 47 reviews
"reptile house"
in 46 reviews
"big cats"
in 41 reviews
"bird show"
in 38 reviews
"solar panels"
in 32 reviews
"great exhibits"
in 36 reviews
"giraffes"
in 250 reviews
"fiona"
in 136 reviews
"enclosures"
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"habitat"
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"parking"
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"conservation"
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This zoo is amazing! Has great enclosures for the animals and you are up close to many of them. The gardens are a great bonus!

Thank Heather F
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great zoo and the cheetah encounter thrilled all. The insects displays were fascinating and creepy at the same time. The garden were marked so well with names of plants. Only negative was the heat. More cooling stations/fans etc would have been nice. Overall very enjoyable

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came with theee four and five year olds, wife, 68 year old mother and father in law. We bought the all adventure pass and well worth it! It wasn’t really hot this day but enough that after a lot of walking you could either ride...More

Thank Kevin L
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It never disappoints. Staff is above & beyond. Have plenty of adult beverages & kiddy stuff. Won’t Break the bank O. & the animals are good too !!!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful time here at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens we especially liked the penguins and of course Fiona

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This zoo is fabulous! We spent all day here on a hot June day, but we loved the natural way the animals were displayed and the many staff members who were friendly and helpful. We even met the zoo director and he escorted us to...More

Thank Carol P
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Didn't see a n umber of animals because of the heat. Was interesting to see the second oldest zoo in US.

Thank dew410
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved this zoo. The animals were active and had large spaces. Even though it was in the 90s it was not too hot due to the great tree coverage and the way the buildings are built. The manatees were our favorite. An employee was...More

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David S
June 5, 2018|
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Response from mardi0103 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot of walking but many places to be in the shade and sit if needed. It's worth it to see the exhibits as they are very natural to the animals and especially to see Fiona.
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Sara M
May 14, 2018|
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Response from Kathy S | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. Admission prices start at age 2.
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daymian333
April 13, 2018|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never been in April but your reasoning make sense.
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