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Phillips Park Zoo

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1000 Ray Moses Dr, Aurora, IL 60505-5786
+1 630-256-3860
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Great little community zoo

We love taking our grandson to this zoo- we play at the park and walk to the zoo where we visit all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary R
Hidden Gem

Was looking for a new unexpected experience and I found it. Although I was there in Nov & didn't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda B
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“sunken garden” (23 reviews)
“reptile house” (17 reviews)
“splash pad” (11 reviews)
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1000 Ray Moses Dr, Aurora, IL 60505-5786
+1 630-256-3860
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love taking our grandson to this zoo- we play at the park and walk to the zoo where we visit all our favorites - turtles, aligators, snakes, iguanas, peacocks, elk, eagles, vultures, owls and the beautiful white wolves... in the spring and summer the...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was looking for a new unexpected experience and I found it. Although I was there in Nov & didn't get to see the gardens, the zoo was great. It was a bit tricky to find the entrance, but once I did it was great. Small...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a little zoo that you’d never even knew existed unless you are looking for it. It’s a very quick trip but it’s still something to do on a day off.

Thank Jenn V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

philips park was a place everyone always went to and it didn't matter the time of year , golf course , waterfall , sprinklers , lake for fishing with a large island to walk around , a nice smaller zoo , suicide hill for sledding...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a great place for a relaxing day for families or if you just want to get away for a moment. As a plus the visit is free and if you have kids they will enjoy it. All you need is the time and...More

Thank Wolfie676
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Small but cute zoo with rescue animals. It's free but there is a donation box inside . It's well worth giving $5.00 or more to help the animals and improvements.

Thank mauigirl6963
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The mini zoo is free and open most of the year. The Sunken garden has beautiful foliage thus a favorite for pictorials. There are also monuments to honor fallen local soldiers. Mastodian gallery ia another quick tour you can do. Great place to stroll. My...More

Thank Jovita O
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Phillips Park Zoo and the park in general are very well maintained and beautiful. Although the zoo is small, it is great for smaller children, as they can get "up close and personal" with the animals, as the cages and walkways are well designed for...More

Thank Philomene R
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Phillips park zoo is a great location in Aurora to visit with the family. The staff are very friendly. The zoo is on the smaller side, but there is plenty to see. It's an easy walk. There is a great reptile house. Overall, I really...More

Thank David I
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Great Zoo to see all the animals really up close. Animals are taken care of very well. The grounds are lovely. No matter what time of year there is always something beautiful to see.

Thank titanicjenjd
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7 June 2015|
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Response from Geneva88 |
Is there any water area for the kids