Milwaukee County Zoo

Red Panda: Erin
Grizzly Bear: Bozeman
North American River Otter
Hippo: Happy
Hoffman’s Two-toed Sloth: Nentas
Harbor Seal: Bosco
African Elephants: Belle, Brittany and Ruth
View Website Favorite (22) 10001 W Bluemound Rd - Milwaukee, WI 53226
Information: 414-771-3040

The Zoo is open now 9:30A.M. to 5:00P.M. daily.

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The Milwaukee County Zoo is a home to more than 2,200 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles, representing more than 330 species. Visitors of all ages can enjoy their experience with many attractions including train rides, MillerCoors Giraffe Experience feedings, goat yard, Penzeys carousel, live children’s theatre: Kohl’s Wild Theater and the Sky Adventure Zip Line & Ropes Courses. With the Wild Connections animal encounter tours, visitors can now get nose to whisker and experience a variety of furry, feathered and finned animals in a whole new way.  Visitors can now fly 500 feet in the air for a tree-top level adventure or explore 4 stories of rope elements like zig zag beams, cargo nets and more, open spring, summer and fall. Take a relaxing ride on our 35-foot-high sky glide, Sky Safari, sponsored by Mathnasium, soaring over several of the Zoo’s animal habitats. Bring the whole family poolside to feed and interact with sea lions through Ocean Connections Seal & Sea Lion Programs.


· The Zoo offers two gift shops, one located in the U.S. Bank Gathering Place and one at the West Entrance.

· Concession stands and popcorn carts located through the Zoo offering a wide variety of food choices (including gluten-free options) as well as new restaurant options.

· Strollers, wheelchairs and mobility scooters are available to rent for visitors’ convenience.


Nearby Places

Cheers! Wild Lights sponsored by North Shore Bank and powered by We Energies 12/08/2022 - 12/09/2022 Milwaukee - 0 miles away
CP Holiday Train - Wauwatosa 12/09/2022 Wauwatosa - 2.09 miles away
Gather the Family with David HB Drake 12/05/2022 Milwaukee - 8.12 miles away
CP Holiday Train - Hartland 12/09/2022 Hartland - 16.4 miles away
CP Holiday Train - Caledonia 12/08/2022 Caledonia - 16.56 miles away
CP Holiday Train - Sturtevant 12/08/2022 Sturtevant - 22.67 miles away
The Little Mermaid 12/09/2022 - 12/11/2022 Racine - 23.11 miles away
Nutcracker Ballet 12/09/2022 - 12/11/2022 Oconomowoc - 23.28 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • Reclaimed water from rooftops is used to wash down areas and for plant irrigation
  • On-site staff vehicles and tour buses are electric powered
  • Solar panels provide supplementary power throughout the zoo