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Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

3.9
#3 of 8 in Zoos & Aquariums in Alabama
With over 230 species on site, Birmingham Zoo provides expertise in conservation and helps tell the story of the plight of endangered species spanning six continents. The not-for-profit organization educates and entertains, with over 99 hectares (122 acres) that are home to over 950 animals. Visit bird exhibits and take part in a pelican feeding. See the world's largest lizard at the Komodo Dragon exhibit. While here, you can learn about the zoo's efforts and proficiency in elephant conservation and African wildlife. You'll be entertained by a seated performance conducted by the two host sea lions or jump on the zoo train for a ride around the property. The children's area features a carousel that's appropriate for all ages. Birmingham Zoo is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • One of our favorite zoos!! They have a good variety of animals- that you can actually see, and the park is clean. Last spring when we visited that had a camel you could ride for a few extra dollars...  more »
  • Enjoy going to the zoo but too cold for most animals to be out and looked like there was a lack of animals.  more »
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  • We absolutely love Birmingham Zoo. It's perfect for the kiddos and has something for everyone. Prices are reasonable. Admission is average, souvenirs are expensive, animal encounters are inexpensive. Altogether, a group of three can spend as little as $35 or up for several hours of fun. Or you can go all out and spend a fortune, knowing that at least some of that money is going to improvements. They're always improving everything at the zoo :)
  • The zoo is amazing. We always wait to go until it is a special occasion like a birthday (3 adults @ $17, 2 seniors @ $14, then a free childs birthday ticket plus tax was $86.90) but for someone who wants to go often it is a great place to take small kids to spend the day. The yearly membership is definitely the way to go if you want to visit often... 1 adult. $60 2 adults. $90 Family(2 adults and up to 6 kids). $140 Plus with the membership you can customize it and get really great discounts.

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