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Indianapolis Zoo

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1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4500
+1 317-630-2001
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This is a nice zoo, but way overpriced. Not only that, but they do not honor memberships in sister... read more

Reviewed yesterday
South Bend, Indiana
Beautiful facility-No Customer Service

We had a business meeting hosted in the Dolphin Pavilion exhibit that was catered by CenterPlate... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Joseph T
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Home to over 2,000 animals and Indiana's largest aquarium, this 64-acre zoo has lions, elephants and other wild animals roaming through natural settings. A special petting area allows children to touch, but not feed, the tamer animals. There's also the world's largest enclosed dolphin show and a roller-coaster for all ages to enjoy.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dolphin show” (610 reviews)
“train ride” (107 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4500
+1 317-630-2001
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a nice zoo, but way overpriced. Not only that, but they do not honor memberships in sister AZA zoos. They only discount tickets $2. Plus they charge $7 to park. Guess they are taking their cues from Disney.

Thank dapaze
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a business meeting hosted in the Dolphin Pavilion exhibit that was catered by CenterPlate. The same company that caters events at the Convention center & Lucas oil Stadium. The Dolphin pavillion is very nice, (could use signage for special events that direct visitors...More

Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 6 days ago

This zoo is so spectacular! So many great and unique exhibits! I highly recommend the butterfly house!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right off the bat you have to pay $7.00 to park. Cost of admission at +$20.00 per person was way over the top. Then you have to pay $3.00 each for a train ride that shows you nothing. One comment was "look over the hill...More

Thank SalCT06478
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tank with sharks is very peculiar . Great place to spend time in Indy , in a centric location . The parking lot is very ample . The exhibits are very interesting .

Thank Jose M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am literally shocked by the arrogance of the zoo's management in implementing a dynamic pricing model. Offensive doesn't even begin to cover how I am feeling as I review the utterly ridiculous $26.40/person standard adnission I would have to fork over to visit the...More

Thank eyehrtfood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo itself is a good trip, particularly the dolphin show. The additional charges certainly add up, though, and unless you're going to participate in every event offered by buying the full-package deal, I would go a la carte for those. Note that the longer...More

Thank Anita C
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a great macaw show and beautiful animals to see. The staff were very friendly and I enjoyed my time there.

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been zoo members since 2008 and have seen much growth and development over the years. Latest visit 9/9/17 proved to be quality expected from years of attendance. Newest addition: the bird sanctuary - beautiful. Have never seen any of the exotic bird shows here......More

Thank SEflordiagirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had so much fun at the zoo! The new orangutan exhibit is breath taking, even has a sky lift ride that you can take for a reasonable price of only $3 to see the apes at a different view. Great zoo and amazing staff!...More

Thank AntAlexMason
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30 May 2017|
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Response from LakeLady4700 | Reviewed this property |
Per the Zoo's website, only service animals are allowed.
30 May 2017|
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Response from Alan C | Reviewed this property |
Have no idea. Sorry
4 May 2017|
Response from KEVIN B | Reviewed this property |
Yes .. It is a fantastic zoo ... Enjoy!