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Milwaukee County Zoo

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10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
+1 414-256-5412
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Great-grandson to the zoo

My great-grandson loves to go and see all the animals at the zoo. We spend half a day there and did... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MICHAEL C
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WARRENS
Nice Zoo

Milwaukee Zoo is your average zoo with many animals and lots of pretty vegetation. My only... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
classicalmusician
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Chicago area
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10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
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Reviewed yesterday

My great-grandson loves to go and see all the animals at the zoo. We spend half a day there and did not miss any of the exhibits. The price for parking and admittance is a bit expensive for 2 seniors, 2 adults and 1 child.

Thank MICHAEL C
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Milwaukee Zoo is your average zoo with many animals and lots of pretty vegetation. My only complaint was the poor food. Stay away from their pre-made sandwiches that are loaded with mayo/mustard spread. Also, there's not very much variety in the food choices.

2  Thank classicalmusician
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, my friend and I went at a bad time (beginning of summer, on a sunny day, on a saturday...yikes!!!) So just a warning, if you are planning on coming, maybe come on a weekday or a day where its more cloudy. Secondly, the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made the trip from Chicago so that our 6 year old could see his favorite animal, the cheetah. That alone would have been amazing, but this whole zoo is just beautiful. We LOVED all of big cat country and could not believe how many...More

1  Thank Corinne W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we went in winter and it was gloomy day and did not get to see few animals. Zoo has look of variety of animals. Best time would be to visit during summer.

1  Thank Akira306
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I got to get kissed by sea lions and train them SAFELY Thx Milwaukee County Zooo! It was amazing the food is good, and just YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

Thank Madeline W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This zoo is rarely overcrowded unless you go on a hot, summer day. And who would want to go then, anyway? Go on a cool spring or autumn day. The animals are more active and entertaining, and there’s not a lot of folks there. Lot...More

1  Thank David G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was such a great experience with our 5 year old. We purchase tickets and parking online (recommend) before heading there. We also arrived 20-30 minutes before opening. Really would suggest doing the same. The line was super long. The staff was great and moved...More

1  Thank 123shan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Friday afternoon with a family group of 9. There were a lot of people at the zoo, but because it is so spread out, it did not seem crowded at all. Also, all of the trees made for a comfortable stroll along...More

Thank Illinois_John
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

besides the fact I love zoos, Milwaukee has had many births so there are alot of baby animals, which is always fun to see. they also have special exhibits that make it even more interesting. just a great way to spend a day - with...More

Thank Steve E
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Yes, they had a lot of options.
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Yes. You can go back to your car & picnic. This is one place you are allowed to bring your own food with you. Enjoy!
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