Milwaukee County Zoo

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Information: 414-771-3040

Open Jan-Feb & Nov-Dec, weekdays 9:30am-2:30pm, weekends 9:30am- 4:30pm; Mar-May & Sept-Oct daily 9am-4:30pm; MD- LD daily 9am-5pm. Call for free dates.

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One of the top zoos in the nation, the Milwaukee County Zoo is home to approximately 1,700 mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and invertebrates representing more than 350 species. Get up close and hand feed giraffes in the Miller Brewing Company Giraffe Experience. Ride the Sky Safari, a 35-foot-high sky ride, for a relaxing flight featuring views of several animals in their outdoor exhibits. Live shows, tram and train rides, a children's petting zoo, carousel, pony and camel rides are among the Zoo's many attractions. Interact, feed and swim with sea lions through the Oceans of Fun Aquatic Adventures program. Try the Sky Trail® Ropes Courses & Zip Line, Soar 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.

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Travel Green Wisconsin Certified

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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