Virginia Zoological Park

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The Virginia Zoological Park is a 53-acre zoo located adjacent to Lafayette Park in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.

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4.5/5(893)
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4.0/5(19,542)

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Dec 7, 2023
Pleasant afternoon outing. The grounds are nice and clean - however I would like to visit in the spring when things are blooming. Not a lot of visible staff to be seen or to engage with but we were … Full review by Kimberly E
Nov 15, 2023
A wonderful, small-to-medium sized zoo with a few problems. Worth it for the price of admission or an nail pass if you enjoy going to the zoo frequently. Nonetheless, over the last two years many ex… Full review by Danma11
Oct 10, 2023
For the cost of admission, there were far too many exhibits (at least a dozen) that were closed/no animals. Several exhibits were just plain depressing: overgrown and or barren. The rhinos stuck indo… Full review by heidicN1865KI
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Facts

Date founded:1900

Questions & answers

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I love those stroller/wagons for rent. They ran out of them. Where can I buy one? I've never seen those anywhere else.
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Do you have to reserve a wheelchair proir to going there
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Answer by Maryann S · Sep 16, 2020
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norfolk zoo web says admission is 17.95 but trip advisorsor says admission is 14.95. how much to enter zoo?
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I would def go with the info on their website. They do offer certain discounts like ‘Military’
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Would you recommend this zoo as an outing for a one year old? I want to take my daughter somewhere special for her …
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Would you recommend this zoo as an outing for a one year old? I want to take my daughter somewhere special for her birthday and she loves animals. However, some people have told me that the animals may be hard for her to see in their exhibits. My other idea was an aquarium where the fish are easier to see behind the glass. Thoughts? Ideas?
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I recommend the Va Living museum! Stroller friendly, easy to see most exhibits and they do offer birthday party packages! There's an aquarium in Va Beach that may be good, not …
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I recommend the Va Living museum! Stroller friendly, easy to see most exhibits and they do offer birthday party packages! There's an aquarium in Va Beach that may be good, not 100% sure. Some of exhibits are similar to the Norfolk zoo
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Do you have to pay for parking?
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Parking is free.
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Do the wagons that are available for rent have canopies?
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Yes, they do.
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Can I buy tickets at the Zoo?
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Yes! You may purchase tickets onsite at our ticket booths or online by clicking here. During high volume times, like Spring Break or during special events, advanced...
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