Saint Louis Zoo

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  • Midtown/Clayton
  • Forest Park

Home to more than 18,000 exotic animals, many of them rare and endangered. These 700 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. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. year-round, except for holiday hours. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Dec. 24 and 31. Closed Christmas and New Year's Day. Check web site for summer hours. FREE

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The Penguins!!!
Reviewed By Blaine2012 July 2021

We went Sunday morning right after they opened. If I picked a time to go again I would have waited until about 930-10am because they were busy cleaning their cages and not many animals were out...

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Great Experience!
Reviewed By brooklynnw76 July 2021

Wonderful time! For only having to pay for parking I was not expecting all the animals. It was just as big as any other zoo and we see so many animals. Everyone was friendly for the most part and...

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Great Visit
Reviewed By nickwS6720BD July 2021

We had a wonderful time visiting the zoo. For only $15 (parking), our family (including a 4 and 7 year old) enjoyed the day. We spent about three hours exploring the expansive zoo. There were several...

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