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: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Tuesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Wednesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Group rates available. Prices subject to change.
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
This was a very nice clean zoo. Our only complaint was tickets had to be purchased online only. Café had yummy food!
— 688staceyf, October 3, 2022
Took my 5 year old on the last day of our trip. The aquarium was wonderful but that’s where the positives end. So much construction we needed earplugs at one point just to walk down the sidewalk...
— AK_MomOfThree, September 11, 2022
A lot of the animals were not visible or not active. We went early so maybe check when animals tend to be most active. The monkeys were definitely more playful on our way out. They have at least 3...
— melfred_20, September 5, 2022
We enjoyed our visit. The exhibits they have are well developed and designed. They don't have the African animals that we like--giraffes, elephants, etc. But it was a very nice day.
— 783keriw, July 14, 2022
Wonderful experience. Mostly because of wide and spacious amidst greenery. Partially like natural habitat. One can leisurely walk around. Very clean. Ambience is scenic. Good to walk around in the...
— Nazimul H, July 12, 2022