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Birmingham Zoo

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Renovation time! They are finally make some great renovations and appear to have a great concept... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BillBodacious
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Great zoo

Love bringing the family to this nice little zoo. They always have fun attractions for the little... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
758brandonm
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Childersburg, Alabama
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Watch sea lions being trained and fed, zip around on the Zoo Train, hop on the carousel, check out the alligator swamp and tropical rain forest: all this and more are offered at this educational and entertaining zoo housing 170 animals from around...more
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2630 Cahaba Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223-1154
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+1 205-879-0409
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Reviewed yesterday

small zoo by some standards, but a very pleasant walk with onsite parking, some areas under construction.

Thank bonnie j
Reviewed yesterday

Even though the weather was a little gray when we visited the zoo it was a lot of fun. The animals look well cared for and were fairly active during our visit. There is some construction going on and it looks like it will be...More

Thank robert m
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Renovation time! They are finally make some great renovations and appear to have a great concept in place for the welcome center. A walk through the zoo is always therapeutic! You’ve got to feed the birds....it’s a blast! Just don’t jump and spill all the...More

Thank BillBodacious
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love bringing the family to this nice little zoo. They always have fun attractions for the little ones to keep him entertained. Boo at the zoo and Zoolight Safari are also great around Halloween and Christmas holidays.

Thank 758brandonm
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've lived in Birmingham for 39 years & going to our zoo never gets old! It's a great place to visit in any season, and with any combination of people. They are constantly renovating and updating the exhibits, and finding ways to make them as...More

Thank Leigh Ann S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We generally go to the zoo about once a week. When we first got our membership, we went anywhere from 2-3 times per week. Keep in mind, it’s just the two of us, no kids! We love how spacious the zoo is and we love...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled down from TN to spend a day at the zoo. Couldn’t of been happier! Large number of animals to see. Kids fed the flamingos and giraffes. We were give history & a show with one of the elephants. It was educational as well...More

Thank JGL1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on Tuesday because they have a half price admission. I didnt realize every school in the area was going to also be going. Im guessing they are hoping with the half price admission you wont realize they have not let some of animals...More

Thank tinkerbsb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited the zoo. Even though there is construction going on, there was plenty to see and do. Had a great lunch and the kids enjoyed the food too. Lots to do and see we will definitely go back. We need to buy family membership.

Thank JD42017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

October 2018 very disappointed at the Zoo. I grew up in Homewood and visited the Jimmy Morgan Zoo a lot. It was great A lot of animals. Now there is ALOT of walking and hardly any animals.. Everything is totally overpriced also. It was the...More

Thank Gail C
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Charon W
8 October 2018|
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Response from segraparanormal1 | Reviewed this property |
When I went the parking was free, however the website should inform you of all fees such as parking and admissions. (I just went to the website and in the Visitor Info section it has all prices, and parking was not listed as... More
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geneknab
20 March 2018|
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Response from Katrina P | Reviewed this property |
$15 for adults and $10 for children per their website
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Pamela L
15 February 2018|
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