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Minnesota Zoo

#1 of 6 things to do in Apple Valley Features Animals
13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8199
+1 952-432-9000
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13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8199
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the Zoo on one of their adult nights. $10 to get in, 6:00 -10:00. Our favorite was Kangaroo Crossing. They had kangaroos and wallabys and nothing between you and them. Pretty cool. The rest of the exhibits are pretty nice too. Not depressing,...More

Thank AndyB5542
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So my husband and I came here with our friends and just had the best time. Can't wait to go back when it's not as warm so we can enjoy it that much more

Thank kandy83
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great zoo and I had a fantastic time petting baby farm animals along with all the other toddlers. It seemed their parents had the right idea: walking around with babies in papooses drinking a beer at 10 am. Very chill crowd, very...More

Thank Grace G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Minnesota Zoo is a nice place to spend the day with your children. It offers a very nice aquarium and a lot of activities such as a splash pad and in the summer they have concerts outdoors in the theatre. They have slowly been...More

Thank ASCharlton
Reviewed 5 days ago

My family had a wonderful time seeing the variety of animals here. It seems that every enclosure was very well maintained and cleaned. The animals appeared happy and had plenty of space to move. The daily demonstrations were great for the kids to learn more...More

Thank GhostCatExpertsCM
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice zoo and we were able to see different animals than our local zoo at home. Staff was friendly and the snacks were good.

Thank ninanana9
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the cleanest best maintained zoos in the US. There "Northern Trail" featuring a 3/4 mile monorail is great for kids! Some other cool exhibits are the MN Trail and Tropics Trail. They also have an enormous 500 seat IMAX theater with cool 3D...More

Thank Greg E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo is the best I've seen so far in regards to showcasing the animals in their natural habitat. They all have lots of space. They are in their natural surroundings, and most were active. Now, this zoo does require a good amount of walking,...More

Thank Loeweb821
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a nanny for 3 kids over the summer months (ages 3, 6, and 10). We have passes that allow us to come and go to the zoo whenever we please. We love being able to make spontaneous trips and it keeps us very...More

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Minnesota Zoo in July during the afternoon and got to see all the animals except the penguins. We did the camel ride for $5.00 and that was fun for the kids. The monkeys were the favorites. Nice zoo but to visit if...More

Thank roxanne a
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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.