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Milwaukee County Zoo

#7 of 168 things to do in Milwaukee Features Animals
10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
+1 414-256-5412
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Love this zoo!

Love this zoo! Always well kept up. Fun for all ages. We love driving up here's a visiting all the... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2016
Tarah H
via mobile
dont waste your time

cut hours back no animals to see but pay full price really not sure why Milwaukee even has a zoo... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2016
june B
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
+1 414-256-5412
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Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Love this zoo! Always well kept up. Fun for all ages. We love driving up here's a visiting all the animals and enjoying a nice day.

Thank Tarah H
Reviewed 19 February 2016

cut hours back no animals to see but pay full price really not sure why Milwaukee even has a zoo not worth your time Very disappointment very

Thank june B
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Fun for everyone!!! In the winter the Zoo is beautiful, but it is fun all year. No matter w h at you love about nature and animals, it's here.

1  Thank Marla H
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Our family loves the Milwaukee county zoo. There's a variety of animals, it's well laid out and a beautiful setting. Parking is expensive but easy, and you must grab a map. Our favorite animals are the polar bears and the fish. But don't miss the...More

1  Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 18 February 2016

What a lovely way to spend family time. One of my granddaughters favorite places to visit! We've been going to the zoo for over 30 years, starting with our own children. You won't be disappointed!!

Thank lfinn414
Reviewed 17 February 2016

fun at the zoo with different animals, and vendors, food was wonderful people were nice, and the bands were excellent.

Thank Connie569
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

The Milwaukee County Zoo is by far one of the top 2 or 3 zoos in the United States. And I am a zoo fanatic! Beautiful setting in any season. Great stuff for kids. Fantastic, wide opened pathways. Very educational. Fantastic natural settings for the...More

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Whether you live in Milwaukee or just visiting, the zoo is a true landmark in the area. One of the largest zoos in North America. You can go for the day or just for a few hours, everything about the Milwaukee County Zoo is well...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 11 February 2016

One of our favorite places to visit, and have been going for over 45 years...It has specials thru out the year...Parking is easy. We love the train for the Grand Kids & us too....One of the top zoos in the country......

Thank Sleepless532
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We went to the zoo again to see elephants and their amazing cat house. My kids were able to be right by the glass when the lion was sleepling nearby. They could see how large his paws werre and such. As well as the tiger...More

Thank Mommaof5kiddos
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How much do the mold-o-matic machines cost? And do u need quarters?
6 June 2017|
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Response from Cegis360Playground | Reviewed this property |
The machines cost $2 and they take dollar bills
how old would I have to be to go by myself
26 January 2017|
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Response from Jennipher S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I'm not sure exactly, but similar places are 12/13
It has been awhile since I was at the milw zoo live in Florida now visited family in Wisconsin so. We despised to go to zoo , what happened ? Monkey island overgrown with weeds only a few we could see and why is there no ape ? I remember Samson he was the zoo animals all seemed to be on downers. Kids part goats a few no babies one was loosing hair , just really disappointed, my memories were much better 😞
21 July 2016|
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Response from 41christined | Reviewed this property |
As with all zoos, the animals are usually allowed to go inside or outside as they please. The heat wave that is occurring now, and apparently while you visited, is very difficult on many animals and they prefer to sleep... More