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Milwaukee County Zoo

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10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
+1 414-256-5412
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Nice fall day

Spent about two hours at the zoo. Neat with all th e pumpkins around the zoo. For the money it... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2015
mitchell m
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Lots of quality exhibits at this zoo

My wife and I live in the Milwaukee area but have visited more than a dozen zoos across the Midwest... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2015
X5927VUdavidm
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Milwaukee
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“train ride” (88 reviews)
“zip line” (54 reviews)
“big cats” (44 reviews)
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10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Spent about two hours at the zoo. Neat with all th e pumpkins around the zoo. For the money it cost...the zoo was sparse with noactivities going on (obviously outside of peak summer season). The flipside is we could get upclose and not have to...More

Thank mitchell m
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

My wife and I live in the Milwaukee area but have visited more than a dozen zoos across the Midwest and southeast U.S. We would have to say that, relative to other zoos in cities of comparable size, the Milwaukee zoo offers several high quality...More

Thank X5927VUdavidm
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

It's huge. The membership with parking is a bargain. Also, the zoo classes are phenomenal for kids and parents! Free days are a madhouse, but it's a good thing because it means that the community is engaged and the county is willing to reach out...More

Thank Christian A
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

It is certainly not the biggest or greatest zoo I have been to but it was still a great trip! The zoo is a good size with a great selection of animals. The sea lion and seal show was really entertaining and full of information....More

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Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Every new area we stay at, we visit the zoo. My family and I love it here! The zoo is the biggest we've ever been to and has a lot more animals too. We arrived at 1:30 and would've been able to see it all...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

We live in Chicago and have two good zoos nearby, but Milwaukee Zoo is a treat. You can get close to the animals and the enclosures are close by to one another, so there is always something to look at without feeling like it's a...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

The Zoo is a great place to go for an October stroll. I suggest, walk in the opposite I pm you normally walk to get a different p.o.v. So, if you normally begin at the penquins and then the primates, begin at the farm or...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2015

Two friends and I decided to visit the Milwaukee County Zoo. When we arrived, the zoo personnel offered to take our picture which we could purchase when we left if we desired. The animals are displayed in roomy clean areas and appear to be very...More

Thank J G
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

my family and I had a lot of fun here, I haven't been here in close to 15 years and I forgot how large the zoo was, it was way more then my 3 year old could take in. not a fan of having to...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2015

Great fun, especially now with a new baby giraffe! Can spend the best part of a day here. Some animals outside and some in the buildings. Staff very friendly and food is readily availablle

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Response from Stephen O | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, I would suggest you call the zoo and ask the price.
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Mandi L
5 September 2017|
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Response from Hstack08 | Reviewed this property |
Typically people for the first time spend 4-6 hours if you want to see everything.
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Ashley L
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Response from Richard C | Reviewed this property |
You ALL need to be in the same vehicle. I have her family + pass so when I go I take a large SUV this way we can all get in 1 vehicle for free ( parking included in the + plass really helps)
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