Memphis Zoo, Memphis, Tennessee
2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38112| Map |
Originally acting simply as a home to a retired baseball mascot, a black bear named Notch, the Memphis Zoo started small. Today, it has come into its own, spanning 70 acres and housing 3,500 animals from over 500 different species. Included in its tenants are two very special guests, Ya Ya and Li Li, the giant pandas. When it received these pandas in 2003 the zoo became one of only 4 zoos to exhibit pandas. In addition to its more exotic animals, the Zoo houses many farm animals in its Once Upon a Farm complex. This is an especially exciting and educational exhibit for kids as it takes them back in time to a 19th century farm, and lets them watch and imitate prairie dogs. With so many animals and a few extra special guests, the Memphis Zoo is an important, while still light-hearted attraction.
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Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
The zoo also features an ice skating rink open November-January.
Address: 2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38112| Map
Hours: Mon-Sun 9 am - 5 pm (Summer); Mon-Sun 9 am - 4 pm (Winter) More Info
Price: Adults(12-59): $15; Children(2-11): $10; Children(0-1): Free;Seniors(60+): $14 More Info
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Awesome Zoo with fabulous exhibitsFlag review
We visited the Memphis Zoo while in town for a wedding. This is just a fabulous zoo. Great exhibits and highly walkable. I think the big cat exhibit is especially good, and they have giant pandas too. We plan to return when driving through on our way to Orange Beach this summer.
Tips for Families
This is a great activity if you're going through Memphis on the way to another destination or just in town for fun. My daughter loved it.
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