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Cosley Zoo

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Great for young ones!

A very reasonably priced outing with young ones to see a variety of animals, not too large so... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Shelley L
A cute little zoo to visit

I was pleasantly surprised at how many animals are at the zoo. You can get up close and personal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“young children”(18 reviews)
“duck pond”(7 reviews)
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1356 N Gary Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187-3425
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Reviewed yesterday

A very reasonably priced outing with young ones to see a variety of animals, not too large so perfect for little ones so they don't get overtired but has enough to see to make the trip worthwhile.

Thank Shelley L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The title says it all, it’s a cute little zoo which you can probably finish in a couple of hours. They have duck feeding and chicken feeding which is awesome for younger kids. Parking is somewhat an issue because they only have a small parking...More

Thank Tonifaj
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was pleasantly surprised at how many animals are at the zoo. You can get up close and personal with some of them which makes it that much better. It isn't too expensive and has free parking. The kids really enjoy this place.

Thank The_girls_momma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small place worth about 1 hour at most- good for kids 5 or under. Cost of admission for adults is too expensive for what it is. Cute holiday lights show in December for free.

1  Thank barbkot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cosley Zoo is unique. You won find lions or tigers here. It’s where you find wild and domestic animals found here in Illinois. It’s a charming place for families with young children. And it’s a zoo where you can go for a morning or...More

Thank Nini1324
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This zoo is forever a part of my childhood. I love coming here and seeing the animals. It is really an amazing place

Thank shelly637
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I have been taking our boys and now my grandsons to Cosley Zoo for 40 years and never been disappointed. It has come a long way in all those years but some things have not changed. It is friendly and well maintained. The size is...More

2  Thank candace o
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

My 2.5year old nephew and I love this place! Perfect place for a quick lil activity! Small wall to see all the Great animals and have a lil picnic. It’s also great to see around Christmas with all the lights and decoration.

1  Thank EnjoytheSilence44
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This is a small friendly zoo. We went with our daughter and grandson and enjoyed it very much. It was easy to get around. Nice place to spend a few hours if you are looking for something to do.

Thank Cf3g
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This has been a favorite of ours for years. The kids can get up close to all the farm animals and the goats are always so entertaining. They have an old caboose for kids to climb on which is great. Nice picnic area, restrooms, shop...More

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29 April 2016|
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Response from S_Chen0720 | Reviewed this property |
Admission Fees: Wheaton Park District Residents: Free! with a Wheaton Park District Universal Resident ID* Nonresident Adults (ages 18-54): $5 Nonresident Adults (ages 55 and over): $4 Cosley Zoo Members... More
Lynda M
16 June 2015|
Response from Palatinedave | Reviewed this property |
from the website Our Hours: January-March: Daily 9 am-4 pm April-October: Daily, 9 am-5 pm November: Daily, 9 am-4 pm* After Thanksgiving-December 23: Daily, 9 am-9 pm December 26-30: Daily, 9 am-9 pm Christmas Eve: 9 am-12... More