Nashville Zoo, Nashville

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Interact with animals and visit a historical estate at Nashville Zoo. In 1996, the zoo merged with the adjacent Grassmere Wildlife Park and now covers 81 ha (200 acres) and holds more than 6,000 animals, from colorful birds and fish to large predators. Take a behind-the-scenes tour to learn how the animals are taken care of and to get an opportunity to pet and feed the some of the zoo's residents. A guided tour of the Grassmere mansion is a window into the Tennessee's past. Be prepared for a lot of walking, because the zoo does its best to give the animals a lot of space. Add Nashville Zoo and other attractions to your Nashville trip itinerary using our Nashville visit planning app .
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  • The only thing I did not like about the zoo was the heat you had to put up with. They have all the animals you would want to see. A great photo opportunity which is what I love about going to the zoo....  more »
  • I have been to numerous zoos in the US and Europe. This zoo is about 21 years old and is beautifully landscaped with great exhibits. You will see animals not seen at other zoos you have visited. The t...  more »
  • If you are really lucky and know the right people due to business relationships, you can get after-hours direct contact with a couple of the inhabitants. I must preface this next statement by saying t...  more »

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