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 806 reviews
I have visited the zoo before though it had been 5+ years since I was there. This time I came with my wife during our honeymoon. Like many places these days, tickets must be reserved online though it...
— Illinois Valley R, October 10, 2020
A lot of fun animals (I came specifically for the moose) and overall the staff has done a fantastic job adjusting to the pandemic and still allowing for an enjoyable experience. Incredibly friendly...
— deborahtragasz, October 2, 2020
We purchased a Zoo Membership back in December and got to use our pass for the first time in January. That was a good visit seeing most of the animals close up and some even active outdoors in the...
— michaelparkguy, August 29, 2020
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