Saint Louis Zoo

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Home to more than 14,000 exotic animals, many of them rare and endangered. These 500 species represent the major continents and biomes of the world. Set in the rolling hills, lakes and glades of Forest Park, the Saint Louis Zoo is always a great place to be. The Zoo is open year-round, except on December 25 and January 1. Check website for hours. Admission is free.

One Government Dr.
Forest Park
St. Louis, MO 63110

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So Many Animals!
Reviewed By Beemoney97 October 2023

This is one of the nicest Zoos in the US. It will take you 4-5 hours minimum even without kids. There's other things to do too like a 4D theater. Great location in the park as well!

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What an amazing zoo, the best we have ever been to!
Reviewed By california_usa2020_ September 2023

We didn’t have a lot of time in St Louis but decided to spend our last 4 hours before heading back to Chicago to fly home visiting the zoo on a Saturday morning, considering it is free which is a...

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A fun zoo for families
Reviewed By amyrrowl November 2023

The zoo is very nice with lots to see. A great variety of animals. You could easily spend a day here with your family.

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Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. except for holiday hours 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. Closed Christmas and New Year's Day. Check website for summer hours.

Handicap AccessibleMidtown/ClaytonForest Park

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