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Milwaukee County Zoo

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Address: 10001 West Blue Mound Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
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+1 414-256-5412
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:30

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Great visit any time of year!

The zoo is fantastic and a great place to see and learn more about unique animals. It is great for all ages and at all times of year. There are several 5ks that run through the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Milwaukee, United States
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The zoo is fantastic and a great place to see and learn more about unique animals. It is great for all ages and at all times of year. There are several 5ks that run through the zoo. This makes for a special and unique run.

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Wisconsin
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275 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walk around and visit the animals, then ride the train and carousal. I love the zoo and this one is wonderful. Baby giraffes and inside see the sea animals. Stop and have a bite to eat in the clean cafeteria.

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Thank FastGirl39
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family loves coming to this zoo over some of the others. Staff is always nice and the animals are healthy looking. Food has always been good. Always clean

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Thank AnimeFam210
Colorado
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went because it was a nice sunny day. Nice wooded grounds and good exhibits but many things closed for winter. Giraffes were the best. Camels and cats were cool. Inside the buildings you can see the animals up close.

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Thank Foodtrips
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a great time. My favorite is the small mammal house. Try to visit the aviary near feeding time as the action in the open air room is an experience when they are zooming past your head.

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Thank MKE_Andrew
Milwaukee
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the top zoos in the midwest. Great interaction with the animals up close. Fabulous indoor attractions as well. Also with a zoo pass there is behind the scenes visits various times of the year.

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Thank Clement L
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great family place to take the kids and grandkids. Prices may seem high to some, but think of what it cost for the upkeep! Love it there!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice zoo. Ive been to many and Milwaukee Zoo is one of the better one. The kids love it,my wife and I love it. Staff is great and very informative. Animals look well taken care of.

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Thank Ken M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Milwaukee Zoo is a really nice zoo, especially if you have kids. They also have community free days as well for those who can't afford to pay regular admission but the crowds are out of this world large. Beware, however, going in the summer. The heat can be scorching as there isn't much shade in a lot of the... More 

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Iron Mountain, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here twice. Once in the Summer and once in the Fall. I would not recommend going in the Fall. Most exhibits were closed.

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