Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden

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The Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden is a zoo that opened in 1928 in Evansville, Indiana, United States.


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Mar 27, 2024
A quaint zoo that is in the process of updating some exhibits so some animals may not be available. But the price is very reasonable we saw penguins, otters and giraffes. Nice place to visit as a fam… Full review by John J
Nov 8, 2023
The zoo is nice for small zoo it does have a lot of walking. But some employees are not the friendliest. Child wanted to feed giraffe and was walking up to the area to feed which had stopped on side … Full review by lah474
Jun 19, 2023
The zoo is amazing. The animals are close and well taken care of. Great engagement opportunities and worth the visit. Highly recommend! Full review by Hoosier0311


Construction started:1928
Construction completed:2008

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Is there lions?
I don't recall if there are lions. I recall the docent saying there are over 700 different animals and there are certainly tigers, giraffes, etc. there.
Is there a cost for parking?
No fee for parking
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