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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

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Address: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109-3132
Phone Number: +1 216-661-6500
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Don't miss this exciting metropolitan zoo best known for having the largest...

Don't miss this exciting metropolitan zoo best known for having the largest collection of primates in the United States and for its Rainforest exhibit, which features a thrilling simulated tropical rain storm.

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What an amazing zoo. The animal enclosures are nicely done and easy to view from a multitude of vantages. They have very unique animals and the rainforest is dynamic. Big zoo that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Canton, Michigan
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Canton, Michigan
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing zoo. The animal enclosures are nicely done and easy to view from a multitude of vantages. They have very unique animals and the rainforest is dynamic. Big zoo that takes all day to complete but well worth the time. The food is even good inside the rainforest building. Great day and well worth the time! Very different... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even if it's only for a few hours we love to walk around and enjoy the animals either outside or inside at the rainforest.

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North Olmsted
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the zoo is a very nice place they have made a lot of great changes it is a great place to take the family

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Cleveland, Ohio
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43 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had a family membership to the zoo for several years. In the summer we go about once a month. During the winter months I would say we go a few times a month. We typically visit the rain forest during the winter months. With the membership it's easy for us to pop in and out without feeling the... More 

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Northfield, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the Tram to start at the TOP by the Bears, then walk down to enjoy all the exhibits- the Elephants with the giraffes are my favorite and a great place to eat lunch! The butterfly/bird cage is so much fun to walk through, looking everywhere up and down. The apes are amazing to watch if they decide to be... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often say how lucky we are to have such wonderful culture in Cleveland. This is one of the reasons why. The zoo is set up like an animal amusement park, and the animals are the star of the show. There are so many fabulous habitats to enjoy, especially the newer Elephant exhibit that showcases the amazing gentle giants. The... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a huge zoo, but it has plenty of variety of exhibits and animals. We have had a zoo membership for 15 years and we never get tired of visiting.

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Strongsville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a great time with the grandkids at the Cleveland Zoo. Such a fun experience, loved it!!!!!

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Middleburg Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love visiting this zoo! It's such a wonderful relaxing day with tons to offer for friends, family, and get togethers!

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Ashland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have always loved going to the Cleveland Zoo. It's not as big as the Columbus but it makes it easier to see everything in a day without walking miles to do so. All the big animals are there to see, lions, tigers, elephants and so much more. The rain forest is a great extra with a lot of new things... More 

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