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Brandywine Zoo

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1001 N Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19802-3801
+1 302-571-7747
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So disappointing hardly any animals left at zoo. Brought ny grandchildren to zoo and very boring... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Small but packs a punch

I probably didn't go at the best time because some of the animals were sleeping and they we're... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Corey J
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Delaware's only zoo, the Brandywine Zoo sits in scenic Brandywine Park in Wilmington, Delaware. This small zoo packs a lot of punch into only 11 acres. Featuring endangered species such as an Amur tiger, Andean condors, red pandas and more, and accredited by the American Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the Brandywine Zoo works to educate the public, connect people with animals, and strengthening global conservation.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good39%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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1001 N Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19802-3801
+1 302-571-7747
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So disappointing hardly any animals left at zoo. Brought ny grandchildren to zoo and very boring. Monkey house is gone. Very clean zoo but not too much happening

Thank jqdq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I probably didn't go at the best time because some of the animals were sleeping and they we're fixing up the otters exhibit. However, while it's very small it packs a real punch. There were some cool animals and exhibits. Lot of nice educational stuff...More

Thank Corey J
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is a really small zoo. We paid $7 per person for a total of $21. Most of the animals were hiding or sleeping as I was surprised being that it was an absolutely gorgeous day that was not hot and had a nice breeze....More

Thank dixiedawni
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

It's a small zoo so it's great if your time is limited. A lot is in the shade which is good. Friendly staff. We got there when it opened at 10:00 and many animals were up and about. Some Good photo ops as long as...More

Thank SalCT06478
Reviewed 3 August 2017

As other mentioned, this is a small but really wonderful zoo. Ideal for young children and very accessible for elders. Interesting animals and habitats-be sure to brush the goats and listen to the chattering parrot-he has quite a vocabulary! There is a very nice outdoor...More

Thank LynnVB
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

It's a very tiny zoo. Not much to see here, but hey if you live in the city or close by its not a bad trip to take the kids to for an afternoon out.

Thank Kiff133
Reviewed 10 July 2017

toddlers to teens this Zoo is a must do! Small, wonderful layout, staff are friendly and great for picnics!

Thank Sheila J
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We saw a lot of really neat animals in this zoo! It's great because it's located right in the park, where you can walk by the creek before or after, and parking is easy. Price is reasonable. Had no idea there were so many things...More

1  Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 22 April 2017

this zoo is wonderful for the entire famiily: it is especially good for young children. the reason it is so great is because there is also a playground near the zoo: there is alot of beautiful flowers, and walking paths in addition to lots of...More

1  Thank danna l
Reviewed 11 April 2017

perfect size! this zoo is small enough that by the time you've seen everything, the kids are tired and done. has enough variety of animals to keep a young one interested. excellent zookeepers that will answer any questions you have and they frequently have animal...More

Thank Justinetravels11
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