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Montgomery Zoo

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Address: Northern Blvd., Lower Wetumpka Road / Coliseum Blvd., Montgomery, AL
Phone Number: +1 334-240-4900
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This popular family destination, spread over 40 acres, is home to over 700...

This popular family destination, spread over 40 acres, is home to over 700 animals from five continents, including the famous Bengal tiger. A train ride around the park provides an overview of the site and a chance to determine where you want to go later for a closer look.

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have nice things for the kids..... the prices are good and they also offer things in a gift shop.... The staff offers great information on the animals that are housed there...

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2016
mindylucious
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Vinegar Bend, Alabama
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on Nov.17,2016 it was so much fun ,the prettiest animals you have ever seen, we'll cared for and maintained landscaping the area where the Lions,Tigers and elephants are kept is breathtaking the gift shop is Amazing and the staff is so sweet and helpful I spent almost 100 and had to show restraint,if you ever in the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are definitely, "zoo people", stopping wherever and whenever we can. I expected that the Montgomery zoo would be smaller than we are used to and perhaps less impressive. I was wrong! The zoo is very well laid out, has exceptional variety of animals, and the environment for each animal is so well done! The animals look so healthy. Thank... More 

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been years since I've been here. Several exhibits need to be upgraded. Animals look unhappy. Nice easy walking set up.

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Thank Zeewoman
Vinegar Bend, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

have nice things for the kids..... the prices are good and they also offer things in a gift shop.... The staff offers great information on the animals that are housed there...

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Thank mindylucious
Montgomery, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Small but well designed park with a lot packed in. Fun train ride, nice Pavillion, great shaded paths for hot summers. Truly, for a small park, it packs a big impact and is preferable to other Zoos I have visited. Tons of animals. Love the otters. The old part of the park is in dire need of update though the... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Loved this zoo! Saw baby hippo, fed the giraffe family and rode the train. The zoo is easy to navigate and the staff very helpful. There is a huge playground with benches and plenty of trees with restrooms close by. Had a fun visit and will be back.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We have visited this zoo twice to date. My children enjoy the playground more than the rest of the zoo. Not that the zoo is bad, it has a pretty good selection of animals for a south U.S. zoo. We had a great time on each visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The staff were friendly and helpful. The zoo is well kept and animals were well cared for. Sky tram was awesome. The train ride takes you around the perimeter and you don't see any animals. We really enjoyed this zoo!

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was escaping Hurricane Matthew at my sisters house in Alabama when she and her son took us to the zoo. It was a wonderful sunny day and the zoo was charming and the animals well cared for. I highly recommend the $3 private walk out to the giraffes. Clean bathroom and friendly staff, especially in the gift shop.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped to break up a road trip to the beach. The zoo seemed run down and not well taken care of. There were also wasps everywhere. The one positive thing I will say is there was a lot of shade along the paths. Birmingham's zoo is a lot better for same price.

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