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Milwaukee County Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Best zoo ever!

I come here every year and am never disappointed. There are so many things to do here. Not just... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Matthew V
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Pleasant way to spend a day

Having been to several zoos around the country, I can say that this ranks high on the list. It was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stephen D
Evanston, Illinois
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I come here every year and am never disappointed. There are so many things to do here. Not just animals, but there are tons of fun rides, including a train ride, a carousel, pony rides, an adventure course with zip lines, a sea lion show,...More

Thank Matthew V
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been here so many times. I find it confusing, because it is like a maze. I don't mind the animals, the train, and the events happening.

Thank Felicia C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having been to several zoos around the country, I can say that this ranks high on the list. It was well laid out with plenty of exhibits to stay interesting. Going early in the day in the middle of the week was helpful as the...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Thanks for helping me have those memories of riding the train with my father. After his deathfrom Cancer. I see tha all life is special. The train is my favorite ride here. My children and grandchildren have ridden this train and we hold a picture...More

Thank TINYTIMM1963
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fun zoo. Had a good time. A lot of walking like at Brookfield Zoo. Got very close views of the animals. Was reasonably priced.

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

. So every zoo I have been too is either free for military or half price. This one wasn’t which is ok but they should at least tell me that there closing soon. So we find out that the zoo closes in 45 min which...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went as a family trip while visiting from out of town. Finding the zoo was a task with road construction but once we got there on a Sunday morning it was prime time to visit. Easy parking, not crowded, it was a nice day with...More

Thank ZDemler04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely zoo to visit in Milwaukee. It isn't enormous but has a diverse exhibit area. It's especially fun watching the keepers work with the elephants. They have an outdoor picnic area, bring your own food!!

1  Thank 2love2hike
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time at the zoo! They are doing some remodeling, but there were more than enough attractions to keep us busy for the day. It should be noted, wait for the $6 beer before buying the $8 soda at the entrance. Then...More

1  Thank WanderlustDust
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a zoo family. If there is a zoo, we will go. We enjoyed this zoo very much. Kids aged 10, 13, 15 loved it. The layout and variety of animals there are wonderful. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there and would visit again...More

2  Thank Judi B
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Donna F
19 July 2018|
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Response from Todd O | Reviewed this property |
$15.50 for adults, I believe age 13 on up. $12.50 for children. PLUS $12.00 for parking. For that price the entire zoo should be on display.
Maria C
31 May 2018|
Response from 123shan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they had a lot of options.
26 May 2018|
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Response from 968williamrh |
I'm a volunteer at the zoo. We have many picnic areas and places to eat. I occasionally bring my lunch and sit on the benches by the flamingos. When on assignment I'll bring several bottles of water on a hot day. Bring... More