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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

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3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1333
513-281-4700
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This second oldest zoo in the U.S., considered one of the best in the country, is most renowned for its endangered species and birthing programs, particularly for gorillas and white tigers, and has a wonderful collection of felines and a delightful manatees exhibit.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1333
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"festival of lights"
in 282 reviews
"train ride"
in 105 reviews
"polar bears"
in 80 reviews
"animal exhibits"
in 52 reviews
"cheetah run"
in 52 reviews
"reptile house"
in 46 reviews
"insect house"
in 46 reviews
"baby hippo"
in 45 reviews
"big cats"
in 40 reviews
"bird show"
in 38 reviews
"white tigers"
in 32 reviews
"great exhibits"
in 36 reviews
"fiona"
in 116 reviews
"elephants"
in 102 reviews
"enclosures"
in 88 reviews
"habitat"
in 134 reviews
"parking"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I understand the Zoo has to do construction and such when there is not a large crowd expected but today was unbelievable. Weather 80 degrees and the Zoo was packed. The gorilla exhibit was closed most of last year so they could build an inside...More

1  Thank happyandretired318
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun time with 2 yr old at zoo. Easy to ealk, rixe train and see the animals. Clean a dfriendly environment.

Thank tkcincinnati
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a sunny Friday on February. It was full of people, bur not croudy.. msde a great expiriance. We had lots of fun!

Thank yossiwalfisch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the zoo! There is so much to see and do at the zoo. We enjoy getting around to all of the exhibits and riding a few of the rides as well. The festival of lights were awesome this year!

Thank Adam J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As zoo members, we frequent the zoo quite often. I can honestly say that no two trips are the same. We have, as have many, fallen completely in love with America's favorite hippo, Fiona. She is such a ham! There are so many good things...More

Thank mbowman4423
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit with family or even by yourself. Zoo itself is pretty big, its nice that tickets are half off during winter. Got lucky and was able to see fiona although couldnt see kendi. Lots of good exhibits though it'd be better if...More

Thank Vjay S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cincinnati Zoo is wonderful any time of year. Spring will bring you zoo blooms and zoo babies. Summer gives you adventure time on the trails. Fall and watching the leaves turn while maybe taking in a wine tasting. Winter and the Festival of Lights...More

Thank Cryste74
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an afternoon in Cincinnati and decided to take in the zoo. We walked around for about 4 hours, covering almost of the exhibits. We managed to see the tail-end of Fiona the baby hippo's excursion for the day. We also fed the giraffes...More

Thank philosopher_al
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For first time visitors, the options presented at the ticket booth are overwhelming - a train ride, a 4-D movie, parking - it's hard to know if you're interested in all those things before you've stepped into the zoo grounds, but you have to decide...More

1  Thank travelmakesUrich
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had perfect weather to enjoy the zoo. My boyfriend and I got to see most of the animals. The zoo was clean and had no unpleasant odors. The staff must work extra hard.

Thank kuiltdiva
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Kim K
21 January 2018|
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Response from HappyPenny | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on the weather and your interest level. This is such an extensive zoo that you could spend a whole day there without seeing everything. I would say plan on three hours at a minimum, but allow for a whole... More
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Rhonda H
23 November 2017|
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Response from Eric C | Reviewed this property |
This is from the zoo's website. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is committed to welcoming all visitors, and complies with the ADA Title III regulations regarding service animals. Therapy or emotional support animals... More
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