Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

4.6472 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109, United States, 44109
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-2166616500
  • Fax: +1-2166613312
  • Ticket Price: 13 USD
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Zoo, Family And Kids, Lake, Social, Zoos, Aquariums And Wildlife Sanctuaries

Founded in 1882, it is one of the most popular attractions in Cleveland and Ohio, and is visited by more than a million visitors every year.

The Zoo is spread over approximately 180+acres and is divided into different categories: Australian Adventure, African Savanna, Northern Trek, The Primate, Cat & Aquatics Building, The Rainforest and Waterfowl Lake.

Spend a few hours exploring the Zoo, take a guided tour and learn more about the animals and the history of the Zoo or just spend an entire day enjoying various activities, especially if you are visiting with kids!

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Travel Tips

  • Group tours must be booked at least a month in advance.
  • Pay for the at least 72 hours prior to the visit, failing to do so will attract paying general admission prices.
  • Let the museum know at the time of booking if any member of the group have any special needs.

Entrance Ticket Details For Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

  • For Adult (12 – 61): $13.25
  • For Junior (2 – 11): $9.25
  • For Seniors (62+): $12.25
  • Free for Children under 2 years.
  • Groups (20+ people): Youth (2 – 11) - $7; Youth (12 – 17) - $11; Adults - $11

How to Reach Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

  • Bus# 20, 35 and 51 will take you to Pearl Rd & Wildlife Way
  • Bus# 79A-B will take you to Fulton Rd & Park Dr

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  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Address: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109, United States, 44109
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Contact Number: +1-2166616500
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Price: 13 USD
  • Best time to visit Cleveland Metroparks Zoo(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cleveland Metroparks Zoo: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 41.62% of people who visit Cleveland include Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in their plan

  • 83.33% of people start their Cleveland Metroparks Zoo visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

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* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Reviews & Ratings

  • What a special place! Love coming to this ZOO! I think it is one of the best around. The prices are very affordable and the place a super clean. My family loves coming here and enjoying the animals. They offer a great selection of food. The new exhibit is very cool. I hope they update the aquarium soon it is in need of a refresh. The new Rhino exhibit looks to be nice and will be huge! My family and I can not wait to come back and see the ZOO again. Also the Rain Forest is really cool. It is a nice place to walk around even when it is raining because it is all indoors. There is always a good amount of parking available. Sometimes you have to walk far but the Zoo is so huge that you better bring the right shoes.

  • A awesome family place, lots to see but don’t have to walk miles. Lots of hands on learning exhibits for the kids, and adults too! The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Parking is free and you can bring in your food for a picnic at any of the many eating areas. We always really enjoy this zoo!

  • I love this zoo! I bring my two young children on a regular basis. The zoo is committed to sustainability, conservation, and education. My children learn something new about an animal and how to protect the environment at every visit. A season pass is highly recommended as it is rather large and I guarantee you will not see everything.

  • I enjoyed myself with my family.... We had our picnic, our snacks for the go, enjoyed looking at the Lord's creation of animals. Now the zoo shop was high and nothing I really wanted but to each their own. I was looking for those pretty rocks but they didn't have it that day☹️ I still enjoyed the zoo.

  • It is our mission to visit a zoo in every vacation spot we go, and therefore... This was a fabulous zoo with many exhibits and animals! We spent to entire day here and probably could have stayed longer! Very clean zoo and large exhibit areas are just a couple reasons this is a must see zoo!

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  • is the zoo still free on monday

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    • yes, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is free on Mondays for the residents of Cuyahoga County and Hinckley Township. The RainForest is, however, excluded from the free admission. Also, if Monday is an observed holiday, free admission is not applicable. 

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    • Electric Wheelchairs, as well as Push Wheelchairs, are available at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. You can reserve the wheelchairs in advance by calling on 216-661-7603.

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  • Hello,I will like to know how much is to go in to the Rainforest on a Monday with kid os the ages of 5,7,12,16 and 1 adult(I know that children under 2 go in for free)

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    • Tickets of Cleveland Metroparks Zoo that include admission to both the zoo and the rainforest are priced at 16.95 USD per adult (above 11), 12.95 USD per child (2-11), and 14.95 USD per senior (62 and above). 

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  • What are the dates for the Asian Lantern Festival?

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    • For 2019, it has started on 20th June and will continue till 28th July Thursday through Sunday evenings from 6:30 pm to 10 p.m.

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    • Yes, you will get to see a hippo at the Cleveland Zoo. 

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  • is the zoo having an Easter brunch

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    • I do not think they have arranged an Easter brunch, but you can call them on 216-661-6500 to confirm. 

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