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Milwaukee County Zoo

#7 of 170 things to do in Milwaukee Features Animals
10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
+1 414-256-5412
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Mom of 4 year old

This zoo has really gone downhill since I first visited it when I was young. We go about once a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jagpropertymgt
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Janesville, Wisconsin
Super cute animals!

The zoo was well kept and maintained, and had a fair amount of exhibits for visitors to browse... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Deborah L
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Connecticut
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:30
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10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4384
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+1 414-256-5412
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This zoo has really gone downhill since I first visited it when I was young. We go about once a year (with and without kids) and every year it seems there are less and less animals. It cost us $50 (1 senior, 1 adult and...More

Thank jagpropertymgt
Reviewed 2 days ago

The zoo was well kept and maintained, and had a fair amount of exhibits for visitors to browse through. Prices for food and souvenirs were definitely reasonable in comparison to other places. Our nieces adored it!

Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being in a business that caters to and works with zoos all over the country, the Milwaukee County Zoo has always been a favorite of our family. The zoo is laid out well and is easy to cover in a day. There are always a...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had free tickets won from a radio station. We packed our lunch thinking it would be a cheap family outing. There were extra $ for trains, rides, shows, etc. spent well over $50 on extras not including snacks. Pack a lunch. The food and...More

Thank Lad618
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very extensive display of animals including North American, South American, and African animals. Great for kids. There were a lot of families and extended families there having a great time. The price is very reasonable but they do charge a lot to park there (about...More

Thank rcbmjb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very busy zoo with about 4 hours of entertainment. Our membership zoo is Omaha zoo so we received half price tickets. There really isnt a way to avoid the 12 parking fee as I looked around streets and a nearby park for free but nothing...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My grand I took a road trip to Wisconsin from Tennessee and the Milwaukee zoo was are first stop!! This is such a nice zoo, reasonably priced, and we love the way the animals are grouped together and with like animals from the same region...More

Thank Jpintn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very clean zoo with a variety of animals. If you go early you get good parking and the zoo is pretty slow as well. This is a very well landscaped zoo with lots of shades trees. We have the zoo pass with...More

Thank Ashley L
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you live anywhere in the area I recommend a Annual Zoo pass. Admission and parking can add up. It is easy to see why this is one of the top zoo's. Very clean, friendly staff and more than enough to take up an entire...More

Thank ck2694
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of new things coming soon. The new exhabit Animal Works was crazy good. A bit expensive at 10.00 for adults 8.00 for kids. But VERY INTERESTING. LOTS of Great animals. And feeding the giraffes for 5.00 was Memorable for sure. Buying a Zoo Pass...More

Thank Kevin H
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Jaime P
Is there any other parking options? $12 is a bit steep!
28 June 2017|
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Response from elmerandpooh | Reviewed this property |
There is some street parking around the zoo and you can walk in. I have never parked on the street but I have seen people park on the streets around the zoo and used the walk in entrance, just read the signs on the streets... More
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kayschenzel
How much do the mold-o-matic machines cost? And do u need quarters?
6 June 2017|
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Response from Cegis360Playground | Reviewed this property |
The machines cost $2 and they take dollar bills
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camarillo6
how old would I have to be to go by myself
26 January 2017|
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Response from Jennipher S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I'm not sure exactly, but similar places are 12/13
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