ZSL London Zoo

Top 1% of attractions in London
8 / 10

7 expert reviews

“The Zoo, which opened to the public in 1847, covers 36 acres.”

– Time Out

Fodor's Fodor's
"Operated by the nonprofit Zoological Society of London, this was the new home of the Royal animals collection when it moved here from the Tower of London in 1828." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"When London Zoo -- one of the finest big city zoos in the world -- was founded back in 1820, it was purely for the purposes of scientific research." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Yes, it has an esteemed history going back to 1828 as a menagerie for members of the Zoological Society of London. It’s just that it’s ultimately only a zoo, and a smallish one at that,..." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"Founded in 1828, the zoo's mission is to successfully breed endangered species and undertake biological research on rare breeds." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"The Penguin Beach, the Gir Lion Lodge, the Tiger Territory; ZSL London Zoo has some big hitters, but the attraction’s newest addition is all about the humble hedgehogs." Full review
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