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“Nice Zoo”
Review of Henry Vilas Zoo

Henry Vilas Zoo
Ranked #4 of 104 things to do in Madison
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Truly a wild place to hang out, this free zoo, located inside Vilas Park, features animals from around the world including African lions, South American alpacas and tortoises from the Galapagos Islands.
Reviewed 3 May 2014

This zoo beats the Milwaukee County Zoo, if you ask me. It's free, it's a lot cleaner and it's easier to get around in. The crowds at Milwaukee are a lot worse, too. Here there's normally a decent amount of people even on the weekends!

1  Thank Kaitlyn Marie S
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

Henry Vilas Zoo has a beautiful property and a nice selection of animals. Admission is free. Parking can be an issue, there are limited spots.

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Reviewed 1 May 2014

This zoo was so fun! I wish I'd had my kids. It was free but had a great array of animals! Nice lay out and fun kids playground area! Bathrooms were clean and all the exhibits looked well maintained.

1  Thank Emily M
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

Every spring includes a trip to the Henry Vilas Zoo. The animals are well taken care of and it shows. My 10 year old loves the store to pick out something to bring home every year and prices are not too high to get a special treasure. Highly recommend this zoo to families, especially those with small children.

1  Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

Like that it was free...went by myself to kill time. Good for families. Small, a lot of exhibits closed.

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