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Houston Zoological Gardens

Houston Zoological Gardens Review

This small but pleasant zoo is home to 4,500 animals, housed in carefully designed ecosystems along shaded trails. Be sure to visit the boardwalks and treehouses of the Wortham World of Primates. If you need a break from the heat, take a spin on the climate-controlled Wildlife Carousel near the Children's Zoo. The zoo is free on certain holidays: Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, the Friday after Thanksgiving, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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  • Address: 6200 Hermann Park Dr., Museum District, Houston, TX 77030 | Map It
  • Phone: 713/533–6500
  • Cost: $10
  • Hours: Daily 9–6 (and open until 7 during Daylight Savings Time)
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  • Location: Houston and Galveston

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