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Brandywine Zoo, Wilmington

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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2.6/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
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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  • We had a Groupon for Zoo. We went thinking that it would take us an hour or two to get through it but it really took closer to 30 minutes. If you have really young kids who need a short outing then I ...  read more »
  • Came all the way out here for a visit to this zoo. Knew it was a bit smaller than Philly Zoo, but wow, this is tiny and there isn't much going on here at all! No exotic animals......good for kids who ...  read more »
  • United States to see many animals during the trip. Lions and tigers and orangutans, gorillas, monkeys, hippos can see a variety of animals and children in particular. Ibjangryodo no parking so expensive than elsewhere, the idea is particularly wide.
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  • Such a great zoo! A small zoo with great exhibits. Very clean and we'll laid out. All of the employees were very kind, helpful, & well educated. Such a great activity if you only have a limited amount of free time. You can get through the zoo quickly or take your time and enjoy it for several hours.
  • I remember coming here with my father as a child. It's small but it's so quaint and kids love it! My granddaughter really loved it! The head administrator really took time to explain many different things about the zoo to us. I really appreciated that. He was a nice man.
  • You can actually see most, if not all the animals unlike some zoos where the animals are hiding. The tiger is awesome and active. Small so toddler didn't get bored walking and lose focus. Also petting the goats was fun for my 3 year old. Park is clean, and fun without a massive crowd to tend with. Price of admission is excellent and season pass is a bargain if you plan on multiple trips.
  • It's a fun local place with very nice staff. Animals are enough to amuse my kids. Great focus on teaching about animals that are endangered.
  • The Brandywine Zoo is a small zoo, but it has some cool animals. I've only gone once, and it was a while ago, but I remember liking it. However, the Philadelphia Zoo and other local zoos are technically better.
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