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 801 reviews
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
This is an excellent zoo. They have 5 trails...animals are given lots of space to rome free. There are 2 outdoor trails 3 indoor. There is a tram you can take to view the outdoor trails when weather...
— nburling, December 5, 2019
So this is Bruce the zoo guy been to around 70 zoos around the country. Here is my review of the Minnesota Zoo. I came here on a early November weekday morning. Was pleasantly surprised to see the...
— brucep460, November 12, 2019