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Montgomery Zoo

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Northern Blvd, Lower Wetumpka Road / Coliseum Blvd., Montgomery, AL
+1 334-240-4900
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Great Zoo!!

My wife loves zoos and I travel for work so we've been through several. This one was great, the zoo... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rob R
One of the best

One of the cleanest, interesting zoos I've visited. Adult & child friendly, & also a fun chair lift... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara H
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This popular family destination, spread over 40 acres, is home to over 700 animals from five continents, including the famous Bengal tiger. A train ride around the park provides an overview of the site and a chance to determine where you want to go later for a closer look.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“paddle boats” (19 reviews)
“sky ride” (12 reviews)
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Northern Blvd, Lower Wetumpka Road / Coliseum Blvd., Montgomery, AL
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+1 334-240-4900
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife loves zoos and I travel for work so we've been through several. This one was great, the zoo layout makes it impossible to get lost. It's not the biggest zoo, but in this case it's a good thing. The food was reasonably priced,...More

Thank Rob R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the cleanest, interesting zoos I've visited. Adult & child friendly, & also a fun chair lift for view from the air. Especially fun at night during Christmas.

Thank Barbara H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is very nice, very clean and just an excellent way to spend the day. We went to the zoo in the late spring and the temp was comfortable. The animals were playful and entertaining to watch. They have a wide variety of animals...More

1  Thank dave_meister_67
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This zoo is so well done and the animals are well cared for and in thoughtful habitats. It's surprisingly nice for this size a city and the indoor Mann museum is an extra bonus. I've lost count of the times we've been. A great and...More

1  Thank SusanfromtheSouth
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is not the largest zoo you’ll find, but it is perfect for a day out with families. Our kids loved the ski lift ride over the zoo. Their favorite part of the day was feeding the giraffes and seeing the hippos swimming. We also...More

1  Thank gracefuljoy
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Very old zoo didn't seem to well kept. I came from Florida to visit family and decided the zoo would be a great place to take them. But got there and it was empty. The animals seemed super stressed and some of them even looked...More

1  Thank Justin C
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

My grandkids absolutely loved our visit especially feeding the baby giraffe and watching the monkeys play! The Overlook Cafe was great!

1  Thank Gabriele W
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying... I have been to so many different zoos. We love visiting zoos all over. Montgomery Zoo is one of the cleanest I’ve ever been to. (That makes a big difference) All the animals were well taken care of, the zookeepers...More

2  Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Very well maintained and highly rated zoo. Very much worth a day's visit for all!! Highly recommended for singles, couples or families

1  Thank oldvetsailor
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this zoo on our way to Fort Morgan. Small zoo and pricey for the size. It was $52 for 2 adults and a 3 year old and a 9 year old. For comparison, this zoo is 40 acres...Louisville Zoo is 135 acres....Louisville costs...More

1  Thank Bryson C
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Mainamanda12345
19 April 2017|
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Response from robert p | Reviewed this property |
About 3 to 4 hours.
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Tammy K
3 March 2017|
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Response from JujuFam | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they allow pets unless maybe it's a service dog. You might want to contact them to be sure though.
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Mplemons
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Response from Dens_lady | Reviewed this property |
Wheelchair rentals: The Montgomery Zoo is handicap accessible. In addition, wheelchairs are available for rental at the Zoofari Gift Shop on a first come, first serve basis. Please see someone at the admissions window inside... More
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