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Address: 1 Government Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63110
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+1 314-781-0900
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit...

Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.

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Great for kids!

We took our almost two year old to visit and she loved it! We arrived around 9:00 on a Sunday morning and were able to find free parking on the street just down from the north... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Ozark, Missouri
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119 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took our almost two year old to visit and she loved it! We arrived around 9:00 on a Sunday morning and were able to find free parking on the street just down from the north entrance. Since we were there in the first hour, we were able to visit the children's zoo and ride the carousel for free. We... More 

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Thank austin_autumn
Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Zoo is always providing new exhibits and it is an enjoyable park for people of all ages. The biggest variety of animals I've seen out at a zoo in the states and it is FREE! Lots of places to sit and cool down on a hot summer day.

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Thank tammyshortt
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have visited several zoos, but this was one of my favorites. I especially enjoyed the hippo exhibit. The hippos are so close and it's great to see them under water. This zoo had several types of animal I had not seen before this trip. The zoo being free was an added bonus! We went right at 9 when it... More 

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Thank Ashley C
Streator, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As a family that's been to many zoo's, Saint Louis Zoo is our favorite. There isn't a charge to enter the zoo but you can purchase tickets to see the extra's they have to offer. Bring your own cooler to save on money for food and drinks. They have a pretty neat sting ray exhibit that allows you to pet... More 

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Thank TheHolmesFamily
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was so much fun and free! The weather was a little cold but there were a lot of animals out. It was not crowded and there looked like there could be a lot to do. Will definitely come back in warmer weather.

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Thank nannerandco
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a huge zoo. MUST SEE the sea lions and the ice age 4d show. Penguin and polar bear exhibits are fantastic too. Only downfall is the train system. It's a debacle. We waited in line 45 minutes. The trains come very regularly but people don't get off. So, literally a train would stop and 2 people would get... More 

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Thank Mindy S
Lenexa, KS
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217 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It took us four hours to make it through the zoo, without spending too much time in any one area. Well-balanced and presented. I couldn't believe how close we could get to the penguins, giraffes and the hippos. And how many people can say they know what a penguin smells like?

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Thank kurteg
Bayport, MN
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped for a short visit (about two hours) so we didn't take advantage of the full zoo. We loved the up close views of the hippos, the elephant watching us and walking with the butterflies. The sculptures throughout the zoo and the detailed habitats including stamped prints in the cement walkways make the whole experience a delight. We visited... More 

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Thank ajschu
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great attraction at a great price. FREE. However, free means that it's gonna be crowded. Plan on waiting in line for every exhibit.

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Thank Big_BenW
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful place to visit for young and old. All the animals at the St Louis Zoo are well cared for. The food is terrific.

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