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Address: 1661 Harding Boulevard, Norristown, PA 19401
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+1 610-277-3825
10:00 - 16:00
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Try the ziplining and tree top adventure!

Had a great time for the nighttime zip lining. Would definitely do that again. The zoo is small but a nice hidden gem in town.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 November 2016
Michelle P
Burlington, New Jersey
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West Norriton, PA
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are grandparents and sign up every year to take our grandchildren to the zoo. It is the perfect size and the children love it.

Norristown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

always improving, and having special events, was there for a beerfest one year,ample parking,gift store, good variety of animals, sometime the zoo keepers are walking around with owls or birds on their shoulders

Thank albert b
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful zoo with so much for children to do! Great education classes. Animals are well cared for and they are constantly renovating to make the facility pleasing for all.

Thank Travelersub
Norristown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The zoo itself is not large like some of the city zoos, but it has more charm than any of them. I have seen MS walks there and that touches my heart that they are that respectful to the community. Thecstaff is always nice, friendly and helpful. You can't find a better zoo to visit. Especially like when the Giraffes... More 

Thank PSullivan5758
New Jersey
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153 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I wasn't expecting anything grand, but winter or not, this was almost a waste of time. I feel like you can find better animals and displays in free zoos. This cost $10.95 a person (discounted for the winter). Some animals hid in their shelters because of the cold (to be expected) while the giraffe was put indoors for the winter... More 

Thank crazyhorse30
Easton, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

What a fun little zoo! We visited over Christmas break and were pleasantly surprised. It's not a super big zoo, but it has some "big ticket" animals like Jaguars and giraffes. It also has a large Bald eagle open air exhibit. You are able to get pretty close to see a lot of the animals. And for a super up... More 

Thank wagnerkarinl
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Although it was December, I expected to see some animals. I took my grandsons for a day out and if it wasn't for a very nice playground within the zoo the trip would have been a complete waste of time. Basically all we saw were a few birds and a couple of farm animals.

Thank 99kennethk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is a great zoo for families with young kids! While you won't see lions or gorillas, the animal selection is exciting and varied. The exhibits are well maintained and offer a close up experience. If you go at the right time, there are no lines or crowds by the exhibits. Other perks: all of the benches and picnic tables.... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Parking lot is good and easy & free. Paying was fast & easy as we came pretty early so there was no crowds at 11:30am. The employee though, did not ask if we wanted anything extra like feeding the giraffes. It is $4 extra and you pay at the main ticket booth. 97% of the animals were awake and running... More 

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Burlington, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Had a great time for the nighttime zip lining. Would definitely do that again. The zoo is small but a nice hidden gem in town.

Thank Michelle P

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