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Minnesota Zoo


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13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124
United States

(??.? miles from you)

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Call: 952-431-9500


Minnesota Zoo

Minnesota Zoo
Minnesota Zoo
Minnesota Zoo
Minnesota Zoo
Minnesota Zoo
Minnesota Zoo
Minnesota Zoo
Minnesota Zoo
Minnesota Zoo
Minnesota Zoo

(??.? miles from you)

13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124
United States

http://www.mnzoo.com

Call: 952-431-9500


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Why You Should Go...

The Minnesota Zoo is open year-round in Apple Valley, just minutes south of Mall of America. Discover more than 4,700 animals along scenic indoor and outdoor trails in immersive, award-winning exhibits like the Tropic

The Minnesota Zoo, is the largest environmental education center in the state. It is a worldwide leader in conservation, and has a variety of events designed to get visitors up close and personal with the animals. Watch shark feedings in Discovery Bay, experience a "Close Encounter" with an animal throughout the day, take in the Tropical Reef Dive Show and more. The Minnesota Zoo is proud to support over 120 conservation programs in 47 countries through their partnership with the Ulysses S. Seal Conservation Grant Program.

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Why You Should Go...

The Minnesota Zoo is open year-round in Apple Valley, just minutes south of Mall of America. Discover more than 4,700 animals along scenic indoor and outdoor trails in immersive, award-winning exhibits like the Tropics Trail, Russia's Grizzly Coast and 3M Penguins of the African Coast. 

The Minnesota Zoo, is the largest environmental education center in the state. It is a worldwide leader in conservation, and has a variety of events designed to get visitors up close and personal with the animals. Watch shark feedings in Discovery Bay, experience a "Close Encounter" with an animal throughout the day, take in the Tropical Reef Dive Show and more. The Minnesota Zoo is proud to support over 120 conservation programs in 47 countries through their partnership with the Ulysses S. Seal Conservation Grant Program.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, Travelers Check, MC, Visa, Discover, ATM On-Site

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Groups

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals, Bicycle

Parking: Paid On-site, Bus, Bicycle

Available: Café, Concessions, Stroller Rentals, Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Wheelchairs, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs, Lockers, Bike Storage

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

Zoo Maps are available in the following languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Hmong, Russian, Somali, Arabic and Chinese.

Apply admission and parking total toward a Minnesota Zoo membership, to enjoy the Zoo all year long.

The Zoo is open 363 days of the year, excluding Thanksgiving and December 25 and have extended hours (9am - 6pm)  May 28 - Labor Day and weekends in May and September.

Fun Facts

African Penguins eat fish equaling almost 15% of their body weight each day. For a 150 pound adult human, that would be like eating 22.5 pounds a day.

An Amur leopard can lift a 150-pound deer in its jaws to a branch 15 feet in the air.

Sand tiger sharks are able to stay nearly motionless in the water by gulping air. 

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Why You Should Go...

The Minnesota Zoo is open year-round in Apple Valley, just minutes south of Mall of America. Discover more than 4,700 animals along scenic indoor and outdoor trails in immersive, award-winning exhibits like the Tropics Trail, Russia's Grizzly Coast and 3M Penguins of the African Coast. 

The Minnesota Zoo, is the largest environmental education center in the state. It is a worldwide leader in conservation, and has a variety of events designed to get visitors up close and personal with the animals. Watch shark feedings in Discovery Bay, experience a "Close Encounter" with an animal throughout the day, take in the Tropical Reef Dive Show and more. The Minnesota Zoo is proud to support over 120 conservation programs in 47 countries through their partnership with the Ulysses S. Seal Conservation Grant Program.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, Travelers Check, MC, Visa, Discover, ATM On-Site

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Groups

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals, Bicycle

Parking: Paid On-site, Bus, Bicycle

Available: Café, Concessions, Stroller Rentals, Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Wheelchairs, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs, Lockers, Bike Storage

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  • Penguin Feeding

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    Penguin Feeding

    Minnesota Zoo

    Penguin Feeding
    Did you know that penguins can consume fish equaling up to 15 percent of their total body weight every single day? Come watch zookeepers as they feed our African penguins in the 3M Penguins of the African Coast exhibit! This is a great way to learn more about these active animals and ask our zookeepers any questions you may have. Feeding demonstrations are every day at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. behind the Penguin Cafe.

  • Tropical Reef Dive Show

    Today

    10:30 AM CST

    Minnesota Zoo

    Tropical Reef Dive Show

    Minnesota Zoo

    Tropical Reef Dive Show
    Our spectacular floor-to-ceiling underwater viewing allows you to watch aquarium staff SCUBA dive with the sharks and tropical fish of the Coral Reef. Dive shows are daily at 10:30 a.m. (limited capacity)

  • Wings Financial World of Birds Show

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    11:00 AM CST

    Minnesota Zoo

    Wings Financial World of Birds Show

    Minnesota Zoo

    Wings Financial World of Birds Show
    Soaring hawks, talking parrots, majestic owls, and many more rare and beautiful feathered creatures delight and educate Zoo guests at the World of Birds Show. The bird show features a variety of birds from around the world demonstrating free-flight natural behavior. The show emphasizes the natural abilities of birds, the diversity of species on the planet, and the importance of natural habitats.

  • Penguin Feeding

    Today

    2:30 PM CST

    Minnesota Zoo

    Penguin Feeding

    Minnesota Zoo

    Penguin Feeding
    Did you know that penguins can consume fish equaling up to 15 percent of their total body weight every single day? Come watch zookeepers as they feed our African penguins in the 3M Penguins of the African Coast exhibit! This is a great way to learn more about these active animals and ask our zookeepers any questions you may have. Feeding demonstrations are every day at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. behind the Penguin Cafe. 

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Extra Fun

Insider Info

Zoo Maps are available in the following languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Hmong, Russian, Somali, Arabic and Chinese.

Apply admission and parking total toward a Minnesota Zoo membership, to enjoy the Zoo all year long.

The Zoo is open 363 days of the year, excluding Thanksgiving and December 25 and have extended hours (9am - 6pm)  May 28 - Labor Day and weekends in May and September.

Fun Facts

African Penguins eat fish equaling almost 15% of their body weight each day. For a 150 pound adult human, that would be like eating 22.5 pounds a day.

An Amur leopard can lift a 150-pound deer in its jaws to a branch 15 feet in the air.

Sand tiger sharks are able to stay nearly motionless in the water by gulping air. 

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