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Address: Akron, OH
Phone Number: +1 330-375-2550
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11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:00

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Holiday lights

The Akron Zoo is small, but fun. The holiday lights events at Christmas are really great, and many of the animals are active. It has become part of our families Christmas... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
hippie1586
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Stow, Ohio
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Stow, Ohio
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Akron Zoo is small, but fun. The holiday lights events at Christmas are really great, and many of the animals are active. It has become part of our families Christmas tradition.

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Thank hippie1586
Detroit, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked around for hours and our 18 month year old could not get enough. There are a lot of exhibits and a lot of stuff for all ages. Everyone left happy and have a great experience!

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Thank wfirnhaber
Twinsburg
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. You can walk around in less than 2 hours and see the whole Zoo. The jellyfish and flamingos are my favorite, very up close.

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Thank CindiH-Oct
Princeton, New Jersey
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with toddler and loved it. People helpful and friendly We saw enough to keep our tei year old happy Became members and get great rates on other things. Lots of fun

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Thank shari610
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived around noon and there was virtually no one there, and there's a lot of great exhibits here. A lot of great things for the children to see.

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Thank Jonathangram
Ohio City, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to spend some time with the kids on weekends, there are a lot of animals to see and a lot of activities to do. would recommend

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Thank kevinsanders454
Akron, Ohio
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though the Akron Zoo is not as big as the cleveland zoo it is still a nice place to visit. Every time I go they have updated something different

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Thank Isilvestri
Akron, Ohio
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17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I do enjoy this zoo. It's small and only takes about a few hours for us to walk through it, but it's a nice conveniently located zoo. I have been to several events they have had pancakes with penguins, boo at the zoo, etc and they are enjoyable and give a different perspective on a zoo I've seen many times.... More 

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Thank omglookakitty
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I've been to this zoo a few times when my wife has secured us some free tickets. My 7 year old son always enjoys his time there but, to me it is a waste of time and money. The animals always look sad and are mostly inactive. The penguin exhibit smells horrible. And you have to pay for parking.

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Thank Joshua R
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We went to boo at the zoo and it was a really good time. Everything was organized and we were done within two hours.

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Thank Stephanie U

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