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St Louis Zoo
One Government Drive
St Louis
MO
63110
Tel: (314) 781-0900

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he Saint Louis Zoo has educated, entertained and earned a place in the hearts of St. Louisans for generations. With the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in 1904, there began a long and slow process to establish a zoological park. Sure enough, local pride in the giant elliptical bird cage led to formation of a St. Louis Zoological Society in 1910. The City of St. Louis set aside 77 acres in Forest Park for a zoo and named a Zoological Board of Control in 1913. State legislation provided that "the zoo shall be forever free," which has kept the Zoo accessible to millions of visitors ever since.
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    Nice, large, free admission zoo. Our large family purchased the family membership and used the tickets for the paid admission attractions all in one day during our vacation. The train has long lines but is enjoyable. The carousal is a favorite for my children at any zoo. We enjoyed touching the stingrays, as well. The children's zoo didn't seem to have that much in it. The paid 3-D movie was cute and the children enjoyed it but it was not as exciting as seeing it in an Omnimax. Overall, it was a nice experience.

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    This is an amazing zoo!! It may be a drive for us but the park makes up for it! A nice refreshing zoo filled with excitement! I would recommend this to anyone!

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    Best zoo in the world. It's free and the exhibits are top notch. Sure sometimes animals aren't out. That is probably part of taking care of the animals. People who complain about this place just have nothing better to do with their lives. Oh well :)

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    FREE Family Fun, nice, clean, lots of animals, and plenty to do there other than walk around and look at things. There are kids rides, a train tour of the zoo, face painting, a petting zoo, the food is good and reasonably priced, there are movies, animal shows, and shops with all kinds of unique items. We end up spending almost all day there each time we take our kids.

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    Lots of animals weren't out for exhibit. Lots of stuff was closed for renovation. The handicapped parking is a joke. It is possible that more than 3 disabled people will visit your zoo at one time. Not sure how it is now since I'm just now writing about our trip from last year.

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