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Toledo Zoo

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Address: 2700 Broadway St., Toledo, OH 43609
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Get an underwater view of hippos at the Hippoquarium, the only such zoo...

Get an underwater view of hippos at the Hippoquarium, the only such zoo exhibit in the world, and then move on to see the 500 or so other species of mammals, reptiles and birds.

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Nice Zoo-Probably better after Memorial Day

It was a nice day and a nice experience. For April, the weather was beautiful. Nicely kept zoo and great staff. Unfortunately, quite a few of the exhibits and food were still... read more

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Staten Island, New York
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196 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a nice day and a nice experience. For April, the weather was beautiful. Nicely kept zoo and great staff. Unfortunately, quite a few of the exhibits and food were still closed for the winter season. Even with that, my wife and I spent 4+ hours here. Easy parking.

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Toledo, Ohio
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ahhh, another visit to one of the best zoological gardens in the country. We visit the zoo quite often as we are members. There always seems to be something new to see as there's so much! The zoo does a great job of keeping itself current and updated. You can take your time walking through the zoo and enjoy a... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So much to do. Activities for all ages. Many of the animals are up close and personal. Membership worth the cost

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Oregon, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on a Wednesday and the African and Bird exhibits were closed as were most of the food stands. They are probably all open during the summer. Please check their website for up to date information. There are two entrances. One on Broadway and one on the Anthony Wayne Trail. I would suggest the Broadway entrance since this entrance... More 

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Charlotte, Michigan
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to many zoos in the Midwest and so far this is one of the most disappointing zoos we've been to. Not worth the two hour drive from Michigan. Many exhibits were closed and it's not very big....very close quarters with other visitors. The descriptions to the exhibits aren't very informative and far away from the exhibit itself; most... More 

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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this zoo and everything about it. Great place friendly people. Great caretakers that have lots of information to share. Beautiful aquarium. Great place for family's. Defiantly bring a stroller.

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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Toledo Zoo always has great things to offer! The animals are gorgeous and fun to be around. The new aquarium is a fantastic opportunity to let the kiddos get close to what animals can be found in the water! Very educational!

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Grosse Ile, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had extremely high hopes based on all the feedback and recommendations. Boy! What a disappointing and saddening experience. Four of the primary exhibits were closed. The animal exhibits were dirty and extremely confining for the animals. The penguin exhibit is a joke. Literally a small patio with an umbrella and tiny pool for the poor few penguins. The great... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got a membership as a Christmas gift and we are just really starting to use it because it's finally feeling like SPRING here! I love this zoo! It's spacious, the animals are well cared for, the staff are all polite and helpful, the food is good (there are several dining options) they have a large park area with only... More 

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Hawaii
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660 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In certain ways, this is a very nice view. There are a variety of exhibits, some unusual for other zoos I have visited such as the wolves. I have not visited other zoos for a while so perhaps I am out of touch, but I thought the price was very high. In addition, there are extra charges for the carousel... More 

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