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Louisville Zoo, Louisville

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Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
In 54 hectares (134 acres) of natural setting, Louisville Zoo houses 1,700 different mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, fish, and invertebrates. This zoo was one of the first ones in the world to introduce rotating exhibits--where animals are moved throughout different habitats in order to have a better quality of life. Stroll through themed exhibits, such as a gorilla forest and a glacier town. See rare animals, such as an albino alligator. Take a train ride, or climb and balance on ropes above the zoo at an attraction for children and families. You can also interact with the zookeepers and learn about the animals. To visit Louisville Zoo and get the most from your holiday in Louisville, create itinerary details personal to you using our Louisville trip itinerary maker app.
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  • Very cool zoo with lots of animals to see. The whole family had a good time and will come back if we are in town again.  more »
  • Lots of great animals, Lions, Elephants, Tigers, giraffes. Each display was up close and personal. I enjoy going each time I am in Louisville, and very inexpensive.  more »
  • I love zoos!! . My only zoo visit really, at 53 years old, has been in the big city of my hometown Jacksonville Florida. Comparatively speaking..Jax is much better...but there is also much more in the South. I still think the Louisville Zoo is great! I love the tigers, seals, and Gorillas. Definitely go whether you go alone or with others!! I was thankful for the presence of deputies since so many places aren't allowing concealed carry. Unfortunately , this is the world we live in now that we have to watch our backs, because we never know what crazy person is lurking. But, we can't let it stop us from living and enjoying life. So get out and enjoy!! Again, thank you Louisville Zoo for having deputies there today....Union Day. It was very appreciated!!! 💙🚔💙 And...You have a great zoo!!
  • The guy at the ticket counter was very helpful. The gentleman that took our tickets to get in was quite rude. It seemed quite a few animals were taken off of exhibit. It was our first time at this zoo. The waterpark area was closed. They had multiple playgrounds that were very nice. My family enjoyed the multiple indoor exhibits. Plentiful well placed bathrooms and water fountains. Quite a few of the snack/food stands were also closed. Tad pricey for entry and beverages. Would come back if ever this way again though as the kids enjoyed it. Plus with our local zoo membership we got half priced entry.

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