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St. Louis Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Best Zoo in the world!!!

Had a great visit today. Got to feed the stingrays today and had our pics taken at the same time... read more

Reviewed yesterday
See the Bears!

My wife and I went alone, on a Saturday afternoon. It was a little crowded, but not crazy (I think... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Croydon, Pennsylvania
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Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a great visit today. Got to feed the stingrays today and had our pics taken at the same time. Really great time viewing the Apes in their outdoor enclosure. Train cost 7.95 for an all day pass, much better set up then the way...More

Thank Companion635176
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went alone, on a Saturday afternoon. It was a little crowded, but not crazy (I think Google indicated it was less busy than usual, though). The exhibits were mostly quite good, but, possibly because of the heat (it was over 90F),...More

Thank JMBissey
Reviewed 3 days ago

Best free Zoo in America, shoot better than 95% of zoos ive been to, pay or free. Booze for the adults also.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This zoo is amazing and it's free! We found the zoo easily and paid $15 to park in the parking lot but I believe they did have free street parking. We were able to walk right into the zoo and maps were available to navigate....More

Thank Callie D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having visited several zoos throughout the US, the St. Louis ranks #1 with me! It has beautiful outdoor exhibits as well as an excellent children’s petting area. My grandchildren love the train the runs along the entire perimeter!

Thank susancY4730BM
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lions and Tigers and Bears of My... WE feel our Title says it all. The St. Louis Zoo has been renowned as one of the best zoos in the country for years. To top it all off it is free (except for the parking). But...More

Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed 5 days ago

The zoo is great. I took my 5 year old while we were in St. Louis for a weekend trip. We could have gone for free, but the adventure pass was well worth it. We rode the carousel twice, the train multiple times, went into...More

Thank Phillip D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Looks of walking and sweating. Many Animals were out of site, I get it. Too hot. Zoo admission free, but anything else will cost you, Parking $15 , train ride $7.50 for day, sea lion show, no show while we were there. I really didn’t...More

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 5 days ago

What an impressive zoo........and its free...........an amazing zoo that is always updating and redoing to keep it fresh and exciting.

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 5 days ago

We live in St. Louis and pass the zoo all the time and have been waiting for the best day to go, i.e. less crowded, plenty of parking, great weather. Well you might as well be awaiting the elusive Unicorn as these do no ever...More

Thank Michele S
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3 September 2018|
Response from LParnell | Reviewed this property |
The train doesn’t really take you around to actually see the animals. It takes you to the various sections so you can get off and see the animals. Saves some walking. But you need to get off the train in order to see the... More
13 August 2018|
Response from bigshirl55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! This would have helped.
22 July 2018|
Response from Bearwife | Reviewed this property |
So, how about you contact THE ZOO with this question?