Quick Guide: Milwaukee County Zoo


The Milwaukee County Zoo (10001 W. Blue Mound Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53226) is home to over 200 wooded acres and more than 2,000 animals. You’ll come face to face with giant elephants, looming giraffes, roaring lions, bears resting in hammocks, swinging monkeys, and more.

You’ll definitely want to stop by the Family Farm area where you’ll find an animal feeding area, cow milking area, a huge playground, and the Kohl’s Wild Theater headquarters. Kohl’s Wild Theater offers live conservation-themed shows and Birds of Prey shows for young kids, and they happen all throughout the summer for free.

For an extra fee, you can:

-hop on the Safari Train that runs through the grounds

-feed the giraffes