Toledo Zoo, home of 4,800 animals, was chosen by USA Today as the best zoo in America for 2014. Here you'll see the world's first underwater hippopotamus aquarium. Hop on a train and watch animals roam freely in the Africa exhibit. See more than 250 species of sea creatures at the aquarium, and observe wolves and polar bears in a habitat filled with streams and waterfalls. You can even experience the life of a polar bear life at a bear cave made for humans. Take a behind-the-scenes tour and feed a giraffe, watch animal performances, or learn about animal care at an educational show. Using our custom trip planner, Toledo attractions like Toledo Zoo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Toledo Zoo Reviews
We took our two Grandkids - 5yr and 3 yr old to zoo and met our other Grandkids 9, 12 and 13 at the zoo. We arrived early about 10:15 am ( zoo opens at 10:00) and first stop was the giraffe area where... more »
Whenever I go to a new city, one of the first sites I usually see is the local zoo. I love zoos. I love the lions, tigers, bears (oh my!), apes, monkeys, tapirs, lizards, turtles, birds, -- the list g... more »
It's a great zoo. I went to this zoo for the first time in 1978. I like this zoo because you can get fairly close to a lot of the animals. The zoo is clean and the animals are well taken care of. I love how you can see animals in the water through the glass. Also easy to navigate around. An overall great zoo.
We went last week of March. The weather was cool so we really appreciated the indoor viewing areas. I have to say that the animals were very active which was fun. We were frustrated trying to navigate the zoo. I feel they could do a better job of matching the exhibit numbers on the map with the actual exhibit. I realize now that we missed a couple exhibits. The other thing I feel could be improved is listing online what is open and what is not. I did the research before I went and it appeared that everything would be available. The Penguin exhibit was closed as were: Safari railway, zip line, conservatory, carousel, animal holding. Overall, we really did have a nice time and got our money worth.
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