The Oldest Zoos of United States

Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Zoo was started in March of 1859, making it the oldest zoo in Not only is it a fanciful, family-friendly park with 1,300 animals to discover, it’s a revered historic site celebrating the many years of successful zoology in the United States. With 42 acres to explore, you’ll want to show up early and be ready for a full day.

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