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Nashville Zoo, Nashville

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Interact with animals and visit a historical estate at Nashville Zoo. In 1996, the zoo merged with the adjacent Grassmere Wildlife Park and now covers 81 ha (200 acres) and holds more than 6,000 animals, from colorful birds and fish to large predators. Take a behind-the-scenes tour to learn how the animals are taken care of and to get an opportunity to pet and feed the some of the zoo's residents. A guided tour of the Grassmere mansion is a window into the Tennessee's past. Be prepared for a lot of walking, because the zoo does its best to give the animals a lot of space. Plan your Nashville Zoo visit and explore what else you can see and do in Nashville using our Nashville itinerary builder.
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  • I would hold off until they're done updating. The entire Savannah Loop is closed off which is half the zoo. Very disappointed as it looks like the enclosures would be pretty nice if there were any ani...  more »
  • We have tour zoos around the world but Nashville is now one of our favorites! It is a newer zoo with large open air exhibits! Our kids loved being able to see and pet the kangaroos. Then the lorikeets...  more »
  • I generally love zoos, but this one was a challenge. Obviously new, and as such was very clean and well kept, but definitely light in the animal department. A little too much emphasis on rental spots ...  more »