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“Phillips Park Zoo”
Review of Phillips Park Zoo

Phillips Park Zoo
Ranked #4 of 27 things to do in Aurora
Certificate of Excellence
Chicago, IL
Level 6 Contributor
208 reviews
143 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Phillips Park Zoo”
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Phillips Park Zoo is small, but admission in free. There is a separate building with a mastodon exhibit and you can ride the tram (Mastodon Express) around the park for free. The flowers in the sunken garden are beautiful. Definitely worth a visit.

Visited June 2013
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“Phillips Park Zoo”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

We love coming to phillips park! The zoo, parks, trails, and mastodon museum is so much fun for the kids. Recently they built a sprinkler park for the kids to run around in. Free admission!

Visited April 2014
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Naperville, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
91 reviews
51 attraction reviews
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“Animal Fun”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

I like that this small zoo is just that...small. It doesn't overwhelm children and, in turn, bore them. There are just a handful of enclosures with some animals that are native to the area, and the viewer can learn about them.

Visited June 2013
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Naperville, Illinois
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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“Great Small Zoo”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Clean and well kept. Friendly staff and beautiful landscaping out front. Can easily get in and out in under an hour. If anyone has complaints about a free zoo they are far too demanding! In the winter they transform into a drive through light display which is also a fun tradition.

Visited August 2013
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Aurora, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
182 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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“A Treasure”
Reviewed 16 March 2014

From the spring, when the tulips are in bloom, to the small but great zoo, this is indeed an Aurora treasure. There's a great playground and picnic area as well as an exceptional golf course.

Visited September 2013
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