Potawatomi Zoo

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  • Address: 500 S Greenlawn Ave, South Bend, IN 46615, USA, United States
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-5742359800
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Zoo, Family And Kids

Potawatomi Zoo is located in South Bend, Indiana. The zoo is opened in 1902 and spread over 23 acres and is the oldest zoo in Indiana. The south bend zoo features over 400 species of animals like large cats, primates and a few Australian animals. Apart from animal enclosures, the zoo also hosts many educational classes, special events and facility rentals. One attraction at this zoo is the endangered species carousel. This carousel moves to music and features 18 unique, exotic animals, that is hand-crafted and hand-painted by local artisans. The zoo is open every day from 10 am to 5 pm.

Entrance Ticket Details For Potawatomi Zoo

Potawatomi zoo prices

  • Adults: USD 10
  • Child: USd 8
  • potawatomi zoo admission free for members & children 2yrs and under

Potawatomi Zoo Hours

  • Potawatomi zoo timing: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Evening Safari: Family Programs timing:  5:30 pm – 6:30 PM
  • Potawatomi Zoo members picnic timing: 14th July 2018 at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Potawatomi Zoo’s meeting room timing - 8 am – 5 (April – November) and 8 am – 4:30 pm (December – March) 
  • Junior Naturalist ZooCamp timing: 9 am - 12 pm OR 1 pm - 4 pm
  • A Future Zoologist ZooCamp timing: 9 am - 3 pm
  • A Wild Ranger ZooCamp price timing: 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tiny Explorers classes timing: 10 am - 11 am

How to Reach Potawatomi Zoo

  • By car
  • By bus : Mishawaka Ave. at IU South Bend bus station and Mishawaka Ave. & Ironwood bus station

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  • Potawatomi Zoo Address: 500 S Greenlawn Ave, South Bend, IN 46615, USA, United States
  • Potawatomi Zoo Contact Number: +1-5742359800
  • Potawatomi Zoo Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Potawatomi Zoo(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Potawatomi Zoo: 02:00 Hrs
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    On 03-Aug-2020

    I've been trying for 8 years now to go. Now I'm taking. My twin girls Wednesday. Yeeeeey

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  • Does the Zoo have motorize carts you can rent?

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  • Are zoo family memberships for 2021 on sale? This will make a great Christmas present.

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  • Hello, we are a non for profit called Rhyme & Reason. We are doing a raffle to be able to fund some fun activities for our clients. We are asking for a few admission tickets for the zoo. Thank you.

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    • For adults and children 15-61 years- $11.00, For children 3-14 -$9.00

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  • can we get ticket at the zoo

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  • Can I pay admission at the zoo?

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    • Regular admission is $10 for adults; $8 for children ages 3-14 and seniors 62 ; and free for children 2 and under. Potawatomi Zoological Society members are admitted free of charge. Please contact on Phone: 1 574-235-9800 for more information and bookings.

       

       

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  • advance time tickets required?

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    • Regular admission is $10 for adults; $8 for children ages 3-14 and seniors 62 ; and free for children 2 and under. Potawatomi Zoological Society members are admitted free of charge.

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  • do you rent carts or wheelchairs for handicapped people?

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    • Yes, free wheelchairs are available for rent at Potawatomi Zoo. 

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  • How much is it to park??

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    • Parking is free, but as the parking lot is smaller, it would be better to reach early.

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  • I would like to plan a day at the zoo with my kids & Grandkids this fall & I was wondering if you could tell me when the zoo closes for the winter!

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    • Hey,

      The zoo is open from 10 AM to 05 PM on all days of the week. 

      Zoo Experiences happen daily at 11 AM and  03 PM between Monday to Friday, and at 11 AM, 12 PM, 02 PM, and 03 PM on Saturdays & Sundays. 

      For more information about the animals at the zoo, please click here

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  • How much is your admission for adults ? How much is general admission for adults?

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    • Ticket prices for Potawatomi Zoo are:

      10 USD for adults and children above 15 years;

      8 USD for children between 3-14 and adults above 62 years; 

      Free for kids aged 2 and below.

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