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The Maryland Zoo

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1 Safari Pl, Baltimore, MD 21217
+1 410-396-7102
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GREAT EXPERIENCE

The zoo was a great experience! A variety of animals to see at this zoo- polar bears, penguins... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sassypants37
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Cape May, New Jersey
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Beautiful oasis in the city

I did not expect to enjoy my visit to the zoo so much. The animal habitats were spacious and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FilledWithJoy
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Frederick, Maryland
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Visitors meet more than 1,500 animals including chimpanzees, elephants, leopards and warthogs as they journey on an African safari, groom goats in the Farmyard, explore the winding trails through the Lyn P. Myerhoff Maryland Wilderness and watch the polar bears swim next to you at the underwater viewing window. Plus, don't miss the new, award winning Penguin Coast exhibit featuring the most successful breeding colony of endangered African penguins in North America.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“penguin exhibit” (70 reviews)
“polar bear” (49 reviews)
“farm animals” (12 reviews)
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1 Safari Pl, Baltimore, MD 21217
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+1 410-396-7102
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The zoo was a great experience! A variety of animals to see at this zoo- polar bears, penguins, chimps, giraffes, rhino, zebras, okapis, and cheetahs to name just a few! Volunteers were extremely helpful and informative! Clean environment and friendly staff.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not expect to enjoy my visit to the zoo so much. The animal habitats were spacious and natural. The park like setting of the zoo lent a peaceful ambience. The food was surprisingly good and at reasonable prices. Only downside, the zoo is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Either prepare to take a long walk the zoo or take the shuttle when you enter. Our day was filled with mainly animals from the African continent(which is the main exhibit of the zoo). They do have a children's zoo area, which has a farm...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is a better value than the national aquarium. There is free parking, reasonable prices for tickets and food, and there's alcohol to tolerate the unruly children. Some animals could be seen and there's construction until Fall 2019 so no lions or elephants. But...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not a big fan of zoos, keep that in mind if you're reading this review, but this one so far as I can tell is relatively middle of the road. There is a cute little train and the zoo is well laid out, restrooms...More

Thank Rosemary H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we went there, the elephants and lions were not available for viewing because their exhibit areas were being remodeled and were under construction. Since those are two of my favorite animals, it was a little disappointing, The grounds are beautiful with lots of shaded...More

Thank Laura V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Maryland Zoo is a must see for those visiting the Baltimore area with younger kids. A couple of the exhibits were closed from the African Safari side when we went, but we got in for a discounted rate and there was still more than...More

Thank charlie g
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While the Maryland Zoo is still worth a visit, it is time for upgrades in physical structure and customer service. Lots if good points. The grounds are clean and foot traffic flows well. Penguins are a real treat as they greet you at the entrance....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast with the giraffes was lovely! My family got to the front gate early and we were escorted and shuttled to the zoo entrance and then walked to the giraffe house. We got our breakfast (waffles, sausage, biscuits, eggs, home fries, orange juice, water, coffee.)...More

1  Thank kaeleighgreen
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is an excellent updated zoo to visit with all ages. The penguin exhibit is world class and one can easily spend an hour watching the penguins. It is great to see the efforts made over the past 15 years to...More

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apatriot73
25 May 2018|
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Response from 61rhondag | Reviewed this property |
From the inner harbor and you do not have a car, an Uber or taxi ride is the most direct as no public transportation takes you directly to the zoo without walking several blocks. There is a drop off and pick up spot at the... More
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jwlovey
12 March 2018|
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Response from C6343UVkatief | Reviewed this property |
yes they have bus parking in a separate area.
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Crystal P
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i believe so, but I'm sure you can find out on their website.
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