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Montgomery Zoo

#10 of 67 things to do in Montgomery Features Animals
Northern Blvd., Lower Wetumpka Road / Coliseum Blvd., Montgomery, AL
+1 334-240-4900
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It's a small town zoo

Plenty to do. The bird "cage" is fun for children. The giraffes are truly awesome and easy to get... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dustin H
via mobile
Field trip

This is by far my favorite zoo. It is always very clean and they do not have that horrible animal... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michelle z
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“paddle boats” (16 reviews)
“ski lift” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
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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 6 days ago via mobile

Plenty to do. The bird "cage" is fun for children. The giraffes are truly awesome and easy to get close to. Many of the exhibits are easily viewed. The train is fun but a large portion of the ride is not the best of views....More

Thank Dustin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far my favorite zoo. It is always very clean and they do not have that horrible animal smell that lingers so they clean poo and stuff often. Prices are very reasonable but plan in having cash. As with everything else all is...More

Thank michelle z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a sunny Monday. It was $42 for me and my niece for admission, train ride, and sky lift. We paid an additional $2 to feed the parakeets. It was toasty on the sky lift on such a hot day. The train ride...More

Thank Lee K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great zoo, well designed lot of shade on paths to each exhibit. Large viewing windows to see the animals. We really like the areal ride for viewing the animals got some great shots. Staff are very friendly. The zoo has large population of birds many...More

Thank 2chiles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love zoos. We go to small zoos and large zoos and always have a good time. Montgomery Zoo was no exception, we had a very good time while there. The big benefit to most small zoos is that you have closer access to the...More

Thank Barelymoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with the daughter and grandson and had a great time. Got a discounted rate that made the first impression great. Large zoo with the full gambit of wildlife and it appears that the staff is well trained and attentive. There's the typical zoo cafeteria...More

Thank Ashley F
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Love the Montgomery zoo. Very clean and helpful staff. Even when they have larger crowds for different events, they have a way of helping the crowd flow move smoothly.

Thank cbrady0625
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The Montgomery Zoo was a fantastic weekend getaway for my family. We got there early. Weather was perfect,no lines, and allowed us to roam without the crowds. It is well kept and animal attractions are secure for little ones. My favorite attraction was the skyline....More

Thank southergirltravels
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a couple of hours to spare I'm Montgomery and thought we would visit the zoo. We were a little disappointed with the number of animals on show. It was a very hot afternoon and perhaps some were resting in the...More

Thank carol s
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This zoo is on the north side of Montgomery. We arrived too early to check in to our hotel so we decided to go to the zoo. It was a pleasant enough couple of hours, but it was fairly average. On many occasions it was...More

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Mainamanda12345
How long does it take to go through the whole zoo and museum in a day?
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
Can I bring my cat in her cat stroller
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
Are there wheelchairs or motorized vehicles for elderly and disabled?
12 September 2016|
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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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