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Racine Zoo

#4 of 31 things to do in Racine Features Animals
2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI
+1 262-636-9189
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Compact and easy to navigate.

Beautiful location on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan. Limited parking, but plenty of spaces on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jack F
Madison, Wisconsin
A delightful day!

Though I went to this zoo often as a child, I realized a lot had changed...for the better. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Waunakee, Wisconsin
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Nestled on the sandy shores of beautiful Lake Michigan, the Racine Zoo is home to some of the world's most remarkable and endangered wildlife. Enjoy our many interactive exhibits and animal encounters including Walkabout Creek, Barnyard Safari, Norco Aviary, and our Giraffe Encounter where you get to feed our two Masai giraffes. It's easy to immerse yourself in our wild place. Open every day of the year.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful location on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan. Limited parking, but plenty of spaces on the local streets. Reasonable admission prices. Our 6 year old grandson had a lot of fun there, particularly in Barnyard area where he played with the goats. The walk-in Aviary...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though I went to this zoo often as a child, I realized a lot had changed...for the better. There is now admission to pay, but otherwise it was a fun place to visit. Watch for zookeeper, Amy, working with the animals.

Thank donv587
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park was filled with families w/kids in strollers so we weren't sure if it would be fun for our family w/teens but we all had a great time! There isnt a huge amout of animals, but all the animals they have are really interesting...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The people of Racine are lucky to have the Johnson Companies (Windex,Ziploc, Raid, Off) who are headquartered in Racine supporting the Zoo The zoo covers a large area along the lake and has a nice selection of animals including Big horn sheep, kangaroos, and over...More

Thank Retiredbeanctr
Reviewed 10 July 2017

It's been a while since I've been to the zoo. It's a nice zoo especially for little children. If I still lived in the area, I would get the family ticket because it is so economic.

Thank Mona055
Reviewed 7 July 2017

It ain't gonna blow you away but it is a fantastic visit when you realize what it takes to run a zoo there is one in Racine.

Thank b e
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This is a small zoo with few animals. Several of the animals weren't visible. The enclosures seemed too small as well.

Thank jconcienne
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great local zoo with plenty to offer for families! Even walking past the zoo you get to see the giraffes!

Thank heather699
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

My daughters and I went to the zoo while visiting my brother. It's not the biggest zoo you'll go to, but it's chock full of all the animals you want to see and opportunities to get up close and personal. You can feed the giraffes,...More

Thank Megan E
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I have been to this zoo on and off over the last 43 years. Great animals, very clean and inexpensive. Great local zoo on the beach.

Thank kris u
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