Minnesota Zoo13000 Zoo Blvd
Apple Valley, MN 55124
The Minnesota Zoo is located a mile east of Highway 77 (Cedar) on County Road 38(McAndrews).Get Directions
Located just minutes south of Mall of America, the Minnesota Zoo brings education and entertainment to life! The zoo is home to penguins, a lush tropical forest and aviary, marine center, boreal forest, tundra and a family farm. With more than 4,300 animals, you're bound for a new adventure on every visit! The zoo also has banquet facilities and picnic rentals available and group discounts for 20 or more.
For more information, please visit mnzoo.org.
Hours & Dates
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Group rates available. Prices subject to change.
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 816 reviews
So disappointing. It's been 20 years since I've visited and I was excited to make the four hour drive to enjoy this adventure with my grandchildren. Instead you walk and walk and walk and see very...
— 815gwenholly, September 7, 2021
Second time here, kids first. After growing up going to Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, the bar is high. This zoo delivered great exhibits and animals. Loved the indoor paths and wolves the most...
— David Z, September 7, 2021
Such a waste of $100 for 5 adults. Very few animals. Many alone. Many you couldn’t see. Absolutely nothing special or unique about this zoo. Obviously the corporate sponsors are not looking after...
— J9286BYmarkt, August 30, 2021
This zoo was a waste of money and time. Had very few animals for a zoo in a city this size. if it weren't for the monkeys, who were delightful and the baby camel it would have been a total "bust...
— caroltI4325GJ, August 30, 2021
Having a zoo membership (first time getting one) has been great for all of us to get out and explore the zoo when we can. However, the last THREE trips we have taken to the zoo have been...
— stillywaters, July 26, 2021