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Brandywine Zoo, Wilmington

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Brandywine Zoo is a small 12acre zoo that opened in 1905 in Brandywine Park in Wilmington, Delaware, USA. It is located on the banks of the Brandywine River. The zoo is managed by the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation and supported by the Delaware Zoological Society, and is open daily weather permitting.The Brandywine Zoo has been a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) since 1981.
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  • This zoo offers free admission on Sundays in December. Its a very small zoo and quite a few animals weren't out due to cold temperatures. But we got very close to the pens and saw unique animals we ha...  more »
  • Went with my Grand Daughter to the Holloween event where the kids went in their customs. The event was done very well. While there aren't a lot of animals at the zoo it is a perfect size for younger k...  more »
  • So disappointing hardly any animals left at zoo. Brought ny grandchildren to zoo and very boring. Monkey house is gone. Very clean zoo but not too much happening  more »
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  • The park is nice along the water, plenty of tables and grills. The zoo does not have a tiger. :( So disappointed! The zoo is suited for children under 6. It would make for a nice family day.
  • We normally come to the area to picnic across from the zoo along the Brandywine river. The geese and ducks are pretty socialized and it is nice and scenic. As for the zoo, it's very small with a limited amount of animals. I'm ok with that because it'd be sad to see a big animal all cramped up. they do have educational events, and the staff are well informed. We went today on a Groupon deal $12 for 2 adults, 2 children, which is about half off normal prices.
  • Awesome Zoo to take my grandsons aged 5 and 2.. quaint, very nice array of animals and friendly staff
  • My granddaughter had a great time there so did we nice and clean and coworkers were very nice and very education9
  • The price and size make this a great option for a quick afternoon dose of cute animals. I always spend most of my time petting the goats and watching the otters play. On my first trip, I was pleasantly surprised to find such a diverse selection of animals in a small zoo.

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