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“The Best Zoo, So Kid Friendly”

Milwaukee County Zoo
Ranked #13 of 191 things to do in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 31 March 2018

I grew up visiting this zoo and have spent many, many days here with my own young children. The train! The carousel! The ice cream over by the petting zoo! We adopted Thumb... and visited him every time we made our loop around the whole park. So very family friendly, at all times of year, not just the best ones for the zoo, in spring and fall.

Thank GnomiHaus
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

The Milwaukee County Zoo was very nice. We walked the whole zoo in about 5 hours with a short stop for lunch. I am not a fast walker in these types of places so it was a nice leisurely pace.

The animals seemed well taken care of and the zoo was clean. There were benches sporadically around which was nice also for small breaks.

We would definitely go back.

Thank bethieg1971
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

My family travels regularly and we attempt to visit the local zoo whenever possible. This zoo ranks at the top in all categories. Admission is fair. Parking is a tad steep but worth it. Food and gifts are at the expected range. The buildings and enclosures are top notch. The animals must receive a lot of enrichment because they were all super active. I felt I was closer to most of the animals compared with other facilities I have visited. We had a great time.

Thank modlifer
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

The Milwaukee Zoo is a gorgeous zoo, with large wooded paths and huge animal sanctuaries. Go in summer as the winter quarters are very limited. Bring water and great walking shoes, as the zoo is absolutely huge. The animal habitats are very natural, and the animals have lots of room - their habitats are meticulously maintained and are kept updated. It's such a great family attraction and the Zoo Pass is a great deal as it pays for itself in just two visits.

Thank The_Midtowner
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

What can u say one of the best zoos in the US.The gorilla sanctuary is incredible.You get to be so close with the gorillas they know your there.Big cats are incredible up close also.Monkee island is really cool.

Thank Steve G
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