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Elmwood Park Zoo

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1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401-2974
+1 610-277-3825
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A smaller zoo only for young kids

A smaller zoo with limited animals but it does offer a cozy atmosphere for young children to go for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Duraiya K
Good zoo for younger kids

Not as crowded as Philly zoo but plenty of animals and attractions to interest younger kids. Would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Justin S
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401-2974
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+1 610-277-3825
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A smaller zoo with limited animals but it does offer a cozy atmosphere for young children to go for a 2 hour experience. Giraffe and jaguars along with the bald eagles were the animals that were interesting. The new exhibits were under construction. The kids...More

Thank Duraiya K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as crowded as Philly zoo but plenty of animals and attractions to interest younger kids. Would recommend on a day when you are looking for something to do.

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very kid friendly zoo lots of animals and a playground food is cheap and good as well. I get a membership every year!

Thank salvatore3287
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was enough to keep small children entertained and not over bearing. I thought the price was reasonable.

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great time at Halloween for the kids!!! Highly recommend this zoo anytime. The addition of the giraffes was A great idea; the zip line and new Buildings make this a destination in Norristown.

Thank Boombalatty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome zoo especially for the kids. It doesn't overwhelm them. The new addition of 3 giraffes and zebras are really nice.

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went over Labor Day weekend. Tips first: 1. Look for groupons and deals. Ikea family members buy one get one half off. 2. Food is great, but you can pack a lunch too! 3. Sit down for a minute and plan your chosen activities....More

Thank Jshoen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A smaller zoo with limited animals but the ones it has are interesting enough for the pre-teen crowd for an interesting couple of hours. Went with my kids, 9 and 7, and enjoyed our afternoon at the zoo - this isn't a place you are...More

Thank bostonpike
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice clean park with free parking. Has an outdoor bar but expensive. The zoo is good for a few hours. The zip line around the zoo looks cool.

Thank RT K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were hesitant to try this zoo after hearing mixed reviews but this place is great!! It is small but has some great exhibits and learning areas. When we walked in we immediately heard African music playing to celebrate one of the giraffes' birthday. We...More

Thank Bean-Buggles
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Kirstyloo L
11 August 2015|
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Hi Kristy, Full disclosure - The adult climb has some very challenging obstacles even for adults with large steps required (read adult size legs needed). Courage and good balance is a definite plus. Only you can know if... More
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