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 803 reviews
This past weekend the Minnesota Zoo opened its gates to members. Beginning Friday, 24 July 2020, the zoo will be open to the general public, however, ALL VISITORS MUST VISIT THE ZOO WEBSITE...
— iflybyday, July 20, 2020
The Minnesota Zoo is an absolute gem. Plenty of indoor and outdoor walking and viewing opportunities. The exhibits are well put together and they have a large variety of animals and birds. The food...
— fistfullofgold, April 19, 2020
Special programming allows you to sleep under the fishes. They have adults only sessions and family sessions. Worth knowing more about the zoo.
— ProsperityHabit, March 20, 2020
If you are looking for a great zoo this is definitely the place to go. Workers were very helpful. Would definitely visit this zoo again.
— Tamica W, March 5, 2020
We received a zoo family pass as a gift and it has been a few years since we visited the Minnesota Zoo. Not much has changed in a few years. Its a great place to bring family during any season...
— michaelparkguy, January 2, 2020