The Saint Louis Zoo

This world renowned, 90-acre zoo is home to more than 16,000 exotic animals; many are rare and endangered.

Meet Huckleberry and Finley, two grizzly bear siblings at Centene Grizzly Ridge, which opened in September 2017.

At the new McDonnell Polar Bear Point, visitors can go nose-to-nose with a polar bear in this state-of-the-art habitat that includes underwater views.

New to the Emerson Children's Zoo are two Tasmanian devils. The Saint Louis Zoo is only one of six U.S. zoos to care for this species.

Penguin and Puffin Coast offers an underwater view of these oceanic birds.

Sea Lion Sound is a 1.5 acre exhibit right in the heart of the Zoo. Visitors can walk through an underwater tunnel into the seal and sea lions' habitat to see the animals swimming all around them. The First Bank Sea Lion Show (in season) showcases sea lion behavior, animal fun facts and the need for conserving the sea lions' ocean habitat.

This is the perfect place for family fun. General admission is free. There are fees for some special attractions.

Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Check the website to verify hours during summer and holiday periods.

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1 Government Drive
St. Louis, MO 63110

Additional Information

Open Year-round
ATM Available
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Restaurant On-site
Wi-Fi Available
ADA Fully Compliant
Smoking In Designated Areas Or Specified Guestrooms Only
All Ages
Biking / Walking Trails
Pets Are Not Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Free Admission
Reservations Not Accepted
Advance Contact Requested

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