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Minnesota Zoo

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13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8199
+1 952-432-9000
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Beautiful setting

Walking into the zoo you are taken in by the beautiful landscaping. The fall leaves were amazing. I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
stephen s
via mobile
Surprising Zoo

It was raining as we arrived at the zoo. We didn't realize we would be able to stay inside and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Belvidere, Illinois
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8199
+1 952-432-9000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walking into the zoo you are taken in by the beautiful landscaping. The fall leaves were amazing. I always took my students over my 36 year career but they have added so much more and it is absolutely amazing how they improved the landscape. Every...More

Thank stephen s
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was raining as we arrived at the zoo. We didn't realize we would be able to stay inside and sheltered and comfortable for so much of our visit. It took us about 2 1/2 hours to go through the sheltered part of the zoo...More

Thank vhale1955
Reviewed 5 days ago

I took my nephews this past summer and they loved it great play area lots of animals to see and very nice walking trails

Thank Deb A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been members of the zoo on and off for years, but as new grand parents have spent much more time at the zoo in the last few years. We really enjoy that they try to have something new each season to give you...More

Thank PJ77
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a membership here even though we don't live in MN. Our granddaughter does live a short distance from the zoo, so it's a fun outing for us to take her there. We never get tired of it cause there's so much there. Your...More

Thank Diane E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful zoo, very easy to navigate and enjoyable for all ages. I love the variety of exhibits and they are easily accessible with separate pathways to the different animals and animal 'communities'. Appreciated that they highlight animals that are native to MN.

Thank AnnieQ41412
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the MN Zoo this past week and it was my favorite zoo experience I have ever had! We went on a week day so it wasn't crowded at all. Our 8 month old was able to get up close to the glass/fence...More

Thank Trisha J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did "Animals After Dark Group ZzzZoo Overnight – Bears". The best part was the behind-the-scenes tour where they prepared and fed treats to the grizzlies. We truly enjoyed that. The rest of the experience didn't really live up to our expectations. It seemed as...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended the Mary Chapin Carpenter concert in July. It is a small venue but so wonderful! Less than 2000 seats, not a bad seat in the house. We've been there several times and always enjoy it!

Thank DonnaA2001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been visiting this zoo since it first opened and I can tell you it is not to be missed. Definitely worth seeing - especially with young kids.

Thank GWR1962
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Rhonda V
10 March 2017|
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Response from Shaun J | Reviewed this property |
Como Park is depressing. MINNESOTA ZOO was very nice !!!
Jennifer K
24 June 2016|
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Response from Cynthia O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, $2 off for adults and $1 off for youth & seniors.
1 March 2016|
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Response from redmnsrt4 | Reviewed this property |
The monorail is no longer running.