Philadelphia Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo

Zoo
3400 W Girard Ave (at 34th St), Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
Hours:
Closed until 9:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:30 AM–5:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)

The Philadelphia Zoo’s 42-acre Victorian garden is home to more than 1,300 animals, many of them rare and endangered. The Zoo, fulfilling its mission of conservation, science, education and recreation, supports and engages in conservation efforts to protect endangered species aroun... (See all)

9.4/10

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  • Emmanuel L.

    It was normal zoo animals and activities. The kids got to ride a pony and pet animals in the petting zoo. There also a small train. The animals were active

    Emmanuel Lucas · 1 week ago
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  • Oladipo O.

    The burger, chocolate ice cream, horse riders, roaring lions...an amazing experience

    Oladipo Owoyomi · 1 week ago
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  • Diamond W.

    My son loves it

    Diamond Williams · 2 weeks ago
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  • Michael K.

    Perfect for a field trip or to drop the kids off and drive away.

    Michael Knauer II · January 27
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  • Nlisah ..

    You have to get the yearly membership pass! Saves you tons of money and is available for you and all your family for a low price. Special membership only visits and savings.

    Nlisah . · December 25, 2014
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  • Jamile S.

    Beautiful zoo! The kids love it! Nice kids area too where they can explore and read (great for nap times too)

    Jamile Schmelzer · December 3, 2014
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  • Patricia G.

    The new Kids petting zoo area is fantastic.

    Patricia Gillett · November 15, 2014
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  • Rob L.

    Saving the planet one paper straw at a time.

    Rob L · October 14, 2014
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  • ISEPTAPHILLY

    SEPTA PASS PERK alert! Receive $1 off SEPTA PZ Express tickets (up to 4) purchased onsite when you present your valid SEPTA TrailPass, TransPass, or One Day Independence Pass.

    ISEPTAPHILLY · September 11, 2014
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  • jason

    Some kids loose their nerve crossing the rope bridge!

    jason · August 17, 2014
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  • Mike P.

    Season pass for 2 is less than a hundred bucks & includes parking. .. is good for twelve months.

    Mike Pasnick · August 13, 2014
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  • Deb d.

    Very good zoo!

    Deb de la Fuente · August 12, 2014
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  • Jack T  👑

    Lots of animals here; all have plenty of room to roam around. This is Americas first zoo. A fun day out

    Jack T 👑 · August 10, 2014
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  • Nate B.

    New improvements to the zoo were completely worth it!

    Nate Bronstein · August 10, 2014
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  • Ryan B.

    Watch grown men make kissy noises at large rodents.

    Ryan Balton · August 9, 2014
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  • Rik V.

    It's very annoying to come to the Zoo on a nice summer afternoon and find that most of the food and drink places are closed. Very dissatisfied.

    Rik Valentine · June 10, 2014
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  • Brian J.

    Alot of fun.

    Brian Jones · June 8, 2014
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  • Lucille W.

    Ask for a cool zoo map to find your way around easily

    Lucille Webb · June 8, 2014
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  • Slightly P.

    The new walkways in the sky for the animals were great. You can bring in your own snacks and drinks, too! They have strollers available for rent. Peacock stalking is also available.

    Slightly Perfect · June 7, 2014
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  • eyuni

    Don't forget your sun block!

    eyuni · April 28, 2014
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  • Daniel F.

    Giant Elephant Shrews are really freaking cute.

    Daniel Foreacre · April 27, 2014
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  • Cesia G.

    Pero no habían elefantes por el momento :(

    Cesia Garcia · April 26, 2014
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  • Pietra N.

    Do not go on a rainy day...lol

    Pietra Nichole · April 8, 2014
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  • Moose

    Lions, and tigers and bears, oh my!

    Moose · March 29, 2014
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  • Mandy H.

    Love this place!

    Mandy Harenza · November 6, 2013
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  • dauristv t.

    Imptesianante

    dauristv tv · November 2, 2013
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  • Jaineen B.

    Where the wild things are!

    Jaineen Brown · October 7, 2013
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  • Joshua R.

    Animals are still way better than most children (and parents)

    Joshua Rivera · September 8, 2013
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  • Brenda F.

    Great family zoo, but bring bug spray!

    Brenda Falusi · August 12, 2013
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  • Myra M.

    First Time!

    Myra Mrowicki · August 10, 2013
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  • Michelle A.

    Lame zoo. I'd rather be at the aquarium

    Michelle Ashby · July 27, 2013
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  • Barbara B.

    New children's zoo is awesome!

    Barbara Benjamin · May 30, 2013
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  • Becka B.

    The new petting zoo is amazing for kids of any age!

    Becka Boyer · May 16, 2013
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  • Marceli L.

    Cool place, not that big, but the animals are very close and easy to see.

    Marceli Lada · May 2, 2013
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  • Gary P.

    This is Americas first Zoo.Make sure you plan on paying for parking here.leave your self enough time at this Zoo very popular.they are always upgrading this Zoo. this is a Great Zoo to visit.Have Fun.

    Gary Prodrick · April 22, 2013
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  • Stan H.

    Check out the McNeil Avian Center. Many colorful birds to see there.

    Stan Horwitz · April 3, 2013
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  • Kristen S.

    America's first zoo, the best exhibits here are the Big Cats and the Primate Reserve. Watch out for peacocks, they're not as nice as they look!

    Kristen Sweeney · February 16, 2013
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  • Ying J.

    Amazing!!!!

    Ying JJ · February 2, 2013
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  • Reggie

    Nice view from the train

    Reggie · December 26, 2012
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  • Nefertiti

    Wash those handsss really good!!

    Nefertiti · September 22, 2012
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  • Aashish P.

    No elephants !

    Aashish Pandya · July 28, 2012
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  • Brendan B.

    Do not go to the frog lot entrance!!!!!!!

    Brendan Breslin · May 28, 2012
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  • Ronald B.

    I love this place.

    Ronald Braxton · May 16, 2012
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  • Philadelphia Z.

    Visit First Niagara Big Cat Falls and you just might be lucky enough to see the new African lioness Tajiri!

    Philadelphia Zoo · April 19, 2012
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  • Rachael B.

    Lots of fun for all ages!!!!!

    Rachael Butcher · April 17, 2012
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  • Jason M.

    Take some time between viewing the animals to admire the flora and fauna. There are some amazing trees to view at the zoo too.

    Jason Mesiarik · March 29, 2012
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  • SidJacks

    If you go to the Tiger Lot late and no one is there, just park!

    SidJacks · March 8, 2012
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  • Stephanie H.

    Bring quarters or singles to buy food to feed the ducks, sheep and goats.

    Stephanie Haynes · November 28, 2011
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  • Stephanie H.

    Great place to watch Amtrak trains go by on Zoological Drive.

    Stephanie Haynes · November 28, 2011
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  • Rebecca L.

    Do the swan boats, they're silly but fun.

    Rebecca Lee · October 13, 2011
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