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Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

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Though a Smaller Zoo, Still a Great Visit

Visited the Zoo for the first time with our 2-year old grandson. We had a fun time showing him the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lauren M
Lovely zoo experience

In summary the visit to the zoo was adventurous. We were handed the map outside and the journey... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
oyinlola o
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Enjoy a family experience that fosters understanding, respect, and appreciation of wildlife with a visit to the Pittsburgh Zoo. Take a trip to the Islands and get an eye to eye view of warty pigs, Philippine crocodiles, and clouded leopards. Venture...more
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7370 Baker St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1075
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited the Zoo for the first time with our 2-year old grandson. We had a fun time showing him the jungle animals and polar bears. We had limited time because of his age and didn't visit the aquarium, but heard nice reviews from other people...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In summary the visit to the zoo was adventurous. We were handed the map outside and the journey began. None of us were good with maps but were determined to see all the animals which we did. The interesting thing is that the place is...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Pittsburgh Zoo is my family's favorite zoo because it is in one giant loop. Unlike other zoos, which are built in a line, this zoo loops in a circle so once you've seen everything, you're back to where you started. The zoo is very...More

Thank FHSmathteacher
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice zoo with really good viewing of the animals. Teenage girls had fun and we will definitely be back

Thank Jtome617
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have always had a love for seeing animals and watching how they interact with each other. Seeing that they have unique personalities is fun to see.

Thank V8154SWricardob
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to the zoo August 12, 2018. The Dino exhibit is fun for youngsters, but adults might like reading all the information (although our friend got “spit” on by one and we had a good laugh!) The aquarium was awesome and had many diverse...More

Thank Cassandra C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group ranging in age-- children 2 and under, and adults over 60's and 70's. We all had a good time touring all the animals and fish. We started with the special dinosaur park which was imaginative and informative--excellent for the more ignorant...More

1  Thank anneue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walking area, planned out well, great food options, animals out and about, well maintained except for escalator and one elevator broken. Wear your walking shoes

Thank Michele H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot of attractions to see. The aquarium is my favorite thing to see. The zoo has a few hills to walk up, so it’s good exercise.

1  Thank Morgan F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at the zoo today! Enjoyed seeing all the animals and my tween even had a good time. It's a lot of walking!! We even got to pet a deer.

Thank Rachel S
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Laure K
1 August 2018|
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Response from Thrasher82 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about the trams. There is an elevator to take you from the parking lot to the zoo entrance that can accommodate a wheel chair.
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VickieJune
28 July 2018|
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Response from maryp1217 | Reviewed this property |
My daughter got our tickets on my phone right outside before we went in. I don't remember the price difference, but they were cheaper to buy with the phone.
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Laurie M
12 July 2018|
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Response from dianavecellio | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a zip line (it is up by the hippo), but it isn't very long. Also, it's an extra cost.
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