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Memphis Zoo

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Address: 2000 Prentiss Pl, Memphis, TN 38112-5033
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901-276-WILD
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YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny...

YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny day.

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We arrived on a Saturday afternoon, so peak time and long lines to get in. I decided to buy my tickets online from my phone in line. Went to Will Call with basically no line. They... read more

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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We make it a practice to go to every zoo In every city we visit if they have one. This was our first visit to the zoo. And I might add the last. While the admission charge was not extravagant once you get in you find that they charge you to go into the blue sting ray exhibit, to go... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived on a Saturday afternoon, so peak time and long lines to get in. I decided to buy my tickets online from my phone in line. Went to Will Call with basically no line. They printed our tickets and we walked in with no wait. Most of the complaints about zoos are the animals not being out. We saw... More 

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1 Thank Teri F
Lake Jackson, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had some extra time in Memphis, so we spent the afternoon at the Zoo, there was a lego exhibit, but more than 1/2 of the large animal exhibits were empty due to the cold (even polar bears). I think the spring/summer would be a better time to go.

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Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our favorite spot was the Panda exhibit. What amazing creatures. We left for lunch and came back without any trouble. Enjoy Teton trek too. Our youngest loved the wolves. Learned lots about conservation.

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Thank JonandLaura1
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Memphis Zoo is the best zoo around!!! Pandas, polar bears, hippos, wolves, grizzly bears, gorillas, tigers they have it all. If it's a really warm day, a lot of the animals are a little lazy lol There is a splash pad and a wading pool so come prepared if you have kids.

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Thank amberdb64
Oakland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Memphis Zoo is well stocked with many exotic animals that are in very good condition. The quality of this Zoo is right there at the top in competition with the highest quality zoos in the country. This will be a marvelous outing for the family whether you live near Memphis or a few days out.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The zoo has a wonderful flow, lots to read and learn along the way and great snacks! We went early in their season and several animals were not out in the viewing cages. There is a good selection of animals, and if you are like me and want to watch for a while and read the signs around the park... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The zoo was really great and I had a ton of fun. My only issues were the aquarium and the Cat House restaurant. The aquarium is really just a ton of tanks and they smelled of mold really bad and all the places you went in were very hot since they had not turned on the air yet but I... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I just love this Zoo! The best I've been to so far! Lots of exotic animals from all over. The lay out is cool and cost wasn't bad at all. We parked about a mile away and walked because the lot was full so by the end of the day our feet were in agony after walking around this huge... More 

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Texarkana, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We took our 4 year old and 15 year old. We ALL agreed it was the best zoo we have ever been to. Super clean, not smelly, nice layout, and all animals were out and about and easy to see. Great weather was a plus!

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