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Indianapolis Zoo

#10 of 170 things to do in Indianapolis Features Animals
1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4500
+1 317-630-2001
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One of the few good places to visit

Though this city doesn't have much attraction, Zoo is one of the few good places, you want to go... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Noida, India
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Not a bad Zoo

For a city the size of Indy, you would think they would have a larger zoo with more animals. That... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
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1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4500
+1 317-630-2001
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Though this city doesn't have much attraction, Zoo is one of the few good places, you want to go. Don't miss Penguin show there. And prefer not to visit in summers.

Thank Ashutosh11jan
Reviewed yesterday

For a city the size of Indy, you would think they would have a larger zoo with more animals. That said, what they do have is pretty good, and the animals seem to be taken care of. The layout seems inviting. The landscaping could be...More

Thank Travelalot963
Reviewed yesterday

The zoo and exhibits themselves were very nice. We especially enjoyed the dolphin show. They really seemed to enjoy interacting with the trainers and public and not just for a reward of food like you sense at some other zoos and aquariums. I was very...More

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While we enjoyed our afternoon at the zoo, there were a lot of things that were "closed" which seemed odd since there were like 30 school buses in the parking lot. The place was packed with little ones. Clean and fun regardless of the closed...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I spent the day here while my wife was at a conference. The zoo is relativley compact and has a very good layout. The dolphin experience that is included with the ticket is great and it's cool that that is available year-round. I was also...More

Thank hr404
Reviewed 4 days ago

Has a lot to offer; their mission of conservation, preserving wildlife habitat, and saving endangered species is bold and admirable.

Thank Louis S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited while it was raining but still got to see lots of animals. Aquarium area was great and the dolphin dome was a fun experience. We even got to see the baby orangutan eating. Only downside was that we had to pay for parking...More

Thank bethanyfarns
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came with my Mom. The afternoon started great with the very polite and helpful girl at the general admissions counter. The zoo is a nice size to see everything leisurely. It was also very clean in spite of the construction. Will be back to see...More

Thank MickeyMouse915
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We like zoos we have been to the Houston zoo witch is so much larger and cheaper. I The Indy zoo is high in the price side but buy your tickets online

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went early and the weather was great. They had construction going on but they did a great job routing everyone to keep safe and not miss anything. Was disappointed with the dolphin show. It was 15 minutes and saw the old show which I...More

Thank Dawn B
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Does the indianapolis zoo have free wifi
4 May 2017|
Response from KEVIN B | Reviewed this property |
Yes .. It is a fantastic zoo ... Enjoy!
Can you see the whole Zoo in a day?
1 May 2017|
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Response from conservtravlr | Reviewed this property |
Sure can. I'd allow 5-6 hours, eating an overpriced lunch in the middle, but I think you'd feel like you saw it all then. The Saturday we went I think the hours were 9-5, and we arrived around 10:30, saw the dolphin show and... More
Looking into doing the Animal Art Adventure with my sister do we both get a painting?
16 April 2017|
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Response from jacquemorris60 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe if you both pay the fee you both get a painting.