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St. Louis Zoo

#1 of 258 things to do in Saint Louis Features Animals
1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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It's free

The zoo is free. Parking isn't I don't think. The exhibits are extra. Gorgeous zoo! Usually have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jackson, Tennessee
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Still a family favorite

This is my absolute favorite zoo. It's still free after all of these years but there are some... read more

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Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea lion show” (304 reviews)
“penguin exhibit” (191 reviews)
“safari pass” (186 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1332
+1 314-781-0900
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The zoo is free. Parking isn't I don't think. The exhibits are extra. Gorgeous zoo! Usually have several activities going all throughout the year.

Thank kgeorge7809
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is my absolute favorite zoo. It's still free after all of these years but there are some things you have to pay for. I have seen other zoos where the reptile houses are no as nice and seem to be the least cared for...More

Thank mandiemo81
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love that the zoo is free and that you can find free parking on streets in the park that are near the entrance. Pretty zoo with a variety of animals. They do a great job of keeping visitors cool even during the hottest days!

Thank Hturtle333
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I go to the Zoo often just to walk and enjoy the great Zoo we have I have to the sea lion exhibit is my favorite place to go

Thank Rodney L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took my 6yr old here for a visit in july. He had an awesome time. Loved the giraffes, the gorillas, and the train. It is amazing that this is a free attraction! Highly recommend! !!!

Thank P.E. M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Best Zoo around, hands down. One of the best attractions in STL. Our kids love to go see the Rhino/Elephant exhibit and go inside the cold to see the penguins.

Thank Brett C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Free zoo but the food cost is outrageous of course and you pay for each show. Oh yeah the close parking is $25 and park farther away for $20. saint louis is hot in the 90s most time and very humid during the summer. the...More

Thank greeksforjesus
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took family group of ten members to St. Louis Zoo in early July, 2017. It was a wonderful outing1 Various kinds of animals, beautiful settings, courteous and helpful staff, rest areas and refreshments available made this an adventure to remember. Only zoo that I have...More

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've been to almost every zoo east of Colorado and st Lou's is the best. Free entry but parking is 25 per car

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We've been to the zoo many times and once again, it was a great day. For my son's 6th birthday present, we bought him a behind the scene tour at the reptile house. He LOVED it. We got to touch a few different snakes and...More

Thank dhartley7411
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9 July 2017|
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Response from Diana D | Reviewed this property |
I saw stroller rentals when we walked in, I believe I saw other options as well to assist getting around. The zoo is very large.