Henson Robinson Zoo

Henson Robinson Zoo    

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The zoo has over 80 species of native and exotic animals that are housed among naturalistic exhibits. The zoo participates in scientific research studies and conservation efforts in addition to …
The zoo has over 80 species of native and exotic animals that are housed among naturalistic exhibits. The zoo participates in scientific research studies and conservation efforts in addition to providing a fun and educational environment for people of all ages. Some notable residents of Henson Robinson Zoo are African Penguins, Red Wolves, African Painted Dogs, American Black Bears, Cougars, Spider Monkeys, Langurs, Boa Constrictor, Naked Mole Rats, Lemurs, and so much more

Reviews

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3.5/5 · 156 reviews
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Jul 14, 2023
Great small zoo Bears, african penguins, red wolves, birds, monkeys, painted dogs, construction of new building #reviewthezoo #hrzoo Full review by Htiern
Apr 30, 2023
This is a small yet charming zoo that's perfect for young children and toddlers (or adults who want a quick "zoo" fix). It's about a 45-60 minute visit and involves a very nice variety of animals. Th… Full review by Franklinites
Apr 27, 2023
Not impressed with this zoo. Really small felt sorry for the animals being in cages. Not much room for them to move around. Full review by SCBegl
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Facts

Construction completed:1968–1970

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Questions & answers

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Are pets specifically dogs allowed in the zoo?
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I do not believe so.
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Answer by Becky L · Jul 20, 2018
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Can we bring in food and drink for a picnic?
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As far as I know you can bring things in. There is also a playground and picnic area across the street.
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Answer by Tracy1215 · Jun 2, 2017
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What it cost
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I believe it's around $5 or $10/person and kids are free. You can buy a year-long membership for $35/person or $60/family and that allows you unlimited visits at no additional cost for the …
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I believe it's around $5 or $10/person and kids are free. You can buy a year-long membership for $35/person or $60/family and that allows you unlimited visits at no additional cost for the duration of your membership.
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Answer by Cory F · Apr 18, 2016
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Frequently asked questions

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How can I reach the Park District?
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Springfield Park DistrictMon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm2500 S. 11th StreetSpringfield, IL 62703Office: (217) 544-1751Email: parks@springfieldparks.orgFax: (217)...
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