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Milwaukee County Zoo

#7 of 172 things to do in Milwaukee Features Animals
10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
+1 414-256-5412
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Great place for family day

We live nearby and have a membership, so we stop by frequently. Have enjoyed seeing the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Wonderful Zoo!

This zoo is so fun and has so many things to do like a zip line, three story obstacle corse, train... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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“train ride” (83 reviews)
“zip line” (50 reviews)
“big cats” (37 reviews)
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10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
+1 414-256-5412
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We live nearby and have a membership, so we stop by frequently. Have enjoyed seeing the improvements in landscaping and building. Apparently, there is a new animal--a duiker--and we went to see it, but it is was not available for viewing. We will keep trying....More

Thank cheeseheadfamilyof4
Reviewed 3 days ago

This zoo is so fun and has so many things to do like a zip line, three story obstacle corse, train rides, playground, in zoo restaurants, and then just generally looking at animals! The staff are friendly and the animals seem happy in their exhibits....More

Thank Ella D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've never had a disappointing experience here and I've been going for years. There's so much to do and see, it definitely takes an entire day if you want to cover everything. There's a lot to see indoors as well so even if there's a...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My children really enjoyed the train ride! The facility was nice and clean. We love the Aquarium! Inexpensive!

Thank ogbarbie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo has a variety of healthy, well taken care of animals. The zoo has feeding giraffes, animal talks, the basic rides, along with many extras. They have a free "birds of prey" show which is one of only a handful in the country. The...More

Thank colleen k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being from Chicago we always compare Zoo's to our Brookfield Zoo. This Zoo was not as crowded, laid out great with lots of visible animals. Great day for the family! Thanks

Thank danmudd1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went an 80° day and got there about 10 AM after it opened at 9:30 AM. Parking is quick and it is very easy to get in. We went right to the sea lion show and enjoyed it- it is only 20 minutes and...More

Thank Geno M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Milwaukee Zoo many times and each time my kids are happy to see the BIG Cats and Wild Animals. Little Expensive for me but its good. Kids spend a lot of time there as they are always excited to see these animal...More

Thank Jayesh B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for the first time. First, it was expensive. Twelve dollars to park and $14.25 per person. Zoo seems old and needs updating. It was dirty and unkept in parts. Not a bad zoo, but not what I expected. FYI-peacocks roam loose in...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Milwaukee County Zoo is a great place to spend time at with kids. Having a zoo membership makes this an easy place to meet up with friends and keep the kids busy during the long summer. There are many volunteers on hand to answer kids'...More

Thank Rebecca Z
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Ashley L
19 July 2017|
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Response from Mark K | Reviewed this property |
It's been my understanding everyone must be in the same vehicle. I had the samething happen to me when my parents came along in their car, and when we told the person at the front gate that the vehicle behind us was... More
5 July 2017|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are picnic tables inside the zoo area that you can sit at.
Jaime P
27 June 2017|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
Zoo pass with parking option is best buy if you plan on visiting the zoo more than just once or twice a year!