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49

years

in Business

Hours:

Regular Hours

General Info:
Regular hours are 10am to 5pm. The Zoo is open every day of the year except December 25. Please note that the LA Zoo starts putting animals in for the night at 4pm. Ticket sales cease one hour prior to closing time. General Admission Prices: Adults (ages 13 - up) $12, Seniors (age 62 and up) $9, Children (ages 2 -12) $7, Children (under 2) Free Parking Free If you'll be attending the Zoo with a party of 15 or more people, you can purchase group-rate tickets at the following amounts: Adults: $9 ($3 off regular admission), Children (ages 2-12): $6 ($1 off regular admission)
Extra Phones:

Tours, Group Tickets, Educational Programs: (323) 644-4211

Press Inquiries: (323) 644-4273

Volunteer Opportunities: (323) 644-4703

Membership Information: (323) 644-4759

Party Reservation: (323) 644-6048

Services/Products:
Guided Tour L.A. Choo Choo Train Safari Shuttle. Shuttle Prices: Adults $4, Children (2-12) $2, Senior Citizens(55 & above) $1.50, Physically Disabled $1.50, Children (under 2) Free
Payment method:
amex, debit, discover, travelers checks, visa, mastercard
Location:
The Zoo is directly across from the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. It is located at the northeast corner of Griffith Park at the junction of the I-5 (Golden State) and the 134 (Ventura)
Neighborhoods:
Central LA, Greater Griffith Park
Amenities:
Food: Safari Cafe, The Grill at Winnick Family Children's Zoo, Gorilla Grill, La Casita, Silverback's Cafe, Mahale Cafe, South America. Shopping: International Marketplace, Safari Station Stroller Rentals: Single - $7/day, Double - $11/day Wheelchair Rentals: Conventional - $6/day ($25 cash deposit), Electric - $25/day ($25 cash deposit) ATM - A Bank of america ATM is located at the top of the mall between the International and Marketplace shops. Discover, Star, VISA - Bilingual, Open 24 Hours
Associations:
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA) Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)
Categories:
Botanical Gardens, Zoos

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03/24/2015

Great place to entertain your kids they have free parking lot and it's only $28 for adult and children under 2 are free and better deal to buy the family pack

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12/16/2014

Great place to go to have fun with the family or with friends!!!

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11/13/2014

We want piranhas! Just kidding. Maybe. Love the zoo, it's a great family place.

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12/01/2011
Zoo

Took my family the other week and it was such a great time. So many great animals for my kids to enjoy.

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08/20/2011
Bee Haven

The zoo itself is okay. Our family just got back from the SD zoo. No comparison. This zoo is small and packed with people that dont known how to smile..little ghetto. BUT most importantly, the zoo is SWARMING withe BEES. It's crazy. We brought our subway sandwiches in with us and a couple of soft drinks. The bees could smell them from a mile away. The bees swarmed on our food like flies on s',,t. Luckily none of w... view more

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04/27/2011
The zoo has been under constru...

The zoo has been under construction for a while due to the new elephant exhibit (finally open, yay!), so I can only give it 3 stars at the moment because of some of the crowding. But overall this is a really nice zoo. The new elephant habitat is huge. The Red Ape Forest (orangutans) is a fantastic space with so many viewing opportunities. The zoo keepers are really knowledgeable and accessible, and they'll come out a... view more

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02/13/2011
This zoo is terrible

I have been to the Los Angeles zoo twice in the last six years and both times, the experience was the same. Easily 40% of the enclosures had no animals in them. Among the animals they do have, many behave in a manner that suggests they are not treated well. The zoo itself is, as other reviews have stated, laid out very poorly and with confusing signage. With San Diego not too far away, one questions the need for the ... view more

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07/22/2009
Abomination

All zoos are an abomination and should be closed permanently. We capture animals, imprison them in unnatural settings, and then pretend to our children that this is good and the animals must like it since they're safe and well fed. How would you like to live that way? Would you put your pet in a zoo? Would you put your child in a zoo? Why animals?

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04/23/2009
Animal Internment Camp

The LA zoo should really be shut down until it can be re-done in such a manner that it would not be abusive to the animals forced to exist there. \r \r 1. The enclosures are shamefully small and inadequate. \r \r 2. The bee/yellow jacket problem is out of control - if you suffer from bee sting allergies, avoid this place EVEN if you have an Epi-Pen.\r \r 3. The signs that are posted to help you find your w... view more

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08/31/2008
HORRIBLE! Needs to be demolished! Animals go elsewhere...

I hadn't been in eight years, previous to that it had been in the early 90's. Whoever wrote previous reviews are rediculous. The truth is....it's filthy..All of the animals are in the exact SAME HABITATS! Even the ""snow leopard"" is in 90 degree heat. There are plenty of money making souvenier shops. It was dangerous, there were swarms of bee's everywhere there was a trash can. I felt terrible for all the animals, i... view more

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