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Beardsley Zoo

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Address: 1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610
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+1 203-394-6565
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00

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Great for kids!

This is a great place to bring kids! There are more exhibits than I expected. It's not as big as the Bronx zoo, but for a local zoo it is decent size! You can see the whole zoo in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Rachel R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a great place to bring kids! There are more exhibits than I expected. It's not as big as the Bronx zoo, but for a local zoo it is decent size! You can see the whole zoo in a couple hours. Worth checking out

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Thank Rachel R
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we have very good time , very good for the family to pass a nice day and have some snaks ice cream etc

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think this place is perfect because is not too big or too small and for the price you can't complain. They have a lot of animals exhibitions plus they take real good care of them. Always is fun to visit!!

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Thank Ketana_01
Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went a few years ago with the kids and saw all the signs of animals with very little quality of life. No clean water. Pacing. Won't go back.

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Thank lexie1277
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A great option for a couple of hours. You can do the Zoo in an hour if you walk thru but for a nice day out give yourself 2 - 2.5 hours. Friendly staff, not packed but a good time for the kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

This was a relaxing place for me on Sundays. The wolf exhibit was special and the staff are very friendly and informed. I took many photos in the greenhouses while in was raining.

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Thank Julie J
Orange, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I visit the zoo a few times a year -- including within the last week -- and it is perfect for my family. I have three young children who love all of the animals, from the tigers to the prairie dogs. They ask to go back literally every week. The animals seem happy and well cared for, and the grounds... More 

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Thank SMJZW
Norwalk, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Very well kept, animals are happy and clean, enjoyable day trip with or without kids. Beautiful carosel. just an enjoyable and relaxing visit. Just enough to see without being overwhelmed.

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Thank jmoccia
Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is my favorite day tripper destination. I visit this zoo yearly, and just love the birds and animals they have on display. My favorite is the tropical house with the monkeys and exotic birds. The greenhouse has some interesting plants, and I always look for the peacocks that are walking around the grounds near the barnyard. I went with... More 

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Woodmere, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

they were preparing for Halloween, which sadly scared our grandson a bit, but he loves the prairies dogs and farm so much. We had to cut short the visit because of the scary stuff but usually we'd have stayed quite awhile.

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